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The Main Line Is Murder

A Ginger Barnes Cozy Mystery

2020 edition of First in Series; Bonus Alternate Ending
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?

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Editorial reviews:

“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:


"I Enjoyed everything about this book...the setting, the writing style, the plot, the plot twists and the characters in the book were amazing. I would gladly reread it again." 5* Nichol Bannister

"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 comes upon while trying to solve a murder...highly recommend."

Trica, WashDC

The ending of the book was much different from anything I've read (which was a nice change of pace). Carol B.