Donna Huston Murray
...series characters fans think of as friends
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The Main Line Is Murder
A Ginger Barnes Cozy Mystery #1
WHEN HER HUSBAND becomes headmaster of struggling Bryn Derwyn Academy, Ginger Barnes learns that murder on the campus can kill a school’s reputation in a heartbeat. To move the scandal off the front page before the school goes under, Gin attempts to hurry the investigation along. Will her amateur sleuthing save her husband’s career and her family’s new home, or will her good intentions backfire big-time?.
“Barnes’ irreverent attitude about her situation makes for a great character – almost as if Spenser was a housewife.” THE DROOD REVIEW OF MYSTERY
What readers are saying:
“A smart, well plotted mystery. In addition to a great murder mystery the novel gives the reader insight into the family life of the head of a private school and the staff members and students they are responsible for.” 5* Jean L.
“If you dislike housework, accidentally get into a jam occasionally, and want a fun read, get this book.” 5* S. Haggert
"Donna Huston Murray's voice is as familiar as a long-time girlfriend's yet provocative and wise as a favorite aunt's...intelligent and timely. I consider each book a necessary addition to my mystery collection."- Earlene Fowler, Agatha winning author
"...a murder mystery with a female main character who's quick witted, really intelligent, knows her stuff, pays attention to detail and doesn't stumble around all the clues that she comesupon while trying to solve a murder...highly recommend." 5* Trica, WashDC
“Particularly good in audio! We listened to the book on a long drive…We particularly enjoyed the reading by Robynne M. Graffam. The energy she put into the reading and the various tones associated with different characters enlivened the book.” 5* Earl B.
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The Ginger Barnes Main Line Mysteries #2
FOR SUCCESSFULLY delivering her mother’s friend, fierce competitor Iffy Bigelow, to the world-famous Philadelphia Flower Show in time to perfect that day’s entries, Ginger Barnes and mother Cynthia are rewarded with Iffy’s extra maintenance passes. Unfortunately, while they roam the amazing displays with elbow room to spare, Iffy is in a storage room behind the Tastee Freeze booth getting strangled with her own scarf. The remaining Grand Prize contenders seem relieved to have lost their toughest rival, but surely they aren’t all murder suspects! What about Iffy’s husband? The police favor the victim’s mentally unstable niece for the crime, but Gin’s mother will have none of it. “You solved a murder for your husband,” she reminds the amateur sleuth she raised. “Now you can solve one for me.”