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Carolyn Haines is the USA Today bestselling author of the Sarah Booth Delaney mystery series and a number of other books in mystery and crime, including the Pluto's Snitch paranormal-historical mystery series, and Trouble, the black cat detective romantic suspense books. She is the recipient of the Harper Lee Award for Distinguished Writing, the Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence, and the Mississippi Writers Guild Lifetime Achievement Award. She is a former journalist, bartender, photographer, farmhand, and college professor and lives on a farm where she works with rescue cats, dogs, and horses.

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A Garland of Bones

A Garland of Bones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Spunky southern private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney tackles solving a string of strange accidents in the midst of celebrating the holiday season, in Carolyn Haines's cozy A Garland...

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Available 10/13/2020

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Cozy Case Files, A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 10

Cozy Case Files, A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 10

Cozy Case Files

Ashley Weaver, Carolyn Haines, Ellie Alexander, Jane K. Cleland, Donna Andrews, Vivien Chien, Elizabeth Penney, Diane Kelly, Cate Conte, Susan Cox
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Looking for a new cozy series? In the new edition of Cozy Case Files, Minotaur Books compiles the beginnings of eleven charming cozy mysteries publishing in Fall 2020 for free for...

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Available 08/04/2020

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The Devil's Bones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

The latest novel in the series that Kirkus Reviews characterizes as “Stephanie Plum meets the Ya-Ya Sisterhood” featuring sassy Southern private investigator...

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Available 07/21/2020

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Enchanted Bones

Enchanted Bones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

In Enchanted Bones, PI Sarah Booth Delaney comes to the rescue in a short mystery set in Zinnia, Mississippi, that will delight fans and new readers alike.

A...

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Available 06/16/2020

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Cozy Case Files, A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 9

Cozy Case Files, A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 9

Cozy Case Files

Carolyn Haines, Hannah Dennison, Eve Calder, Donna Andrews, Ellen Hart, Ellie Alexander, Sheila Connolly, Kylie Logan, Susanna Calkins, Susan Cox, Leonard Goldberg, and Allison Montclair
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Looking for a new cozy series? In the new edition of Cozy Case Files, Minotaur Books compiles the beginnings of eleven charming cozy mysteries publishing in Spring/Summer 2020 for...

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Game of Bones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

The next charming mystery from Carolyn Haines is Game of Bones, featuring spunky southern private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney. Will her latest case leave Sarah barking at the...

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A Gift of Bones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Sarah Booth Delaney might need a Christmas miracle to solve her latest killer case. . .

The holidays are just around the corner and Sarah Booth and Tinkie are preparing...

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Cozy Case Files: A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 6

Cozy Case Files: A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 6

Cozy Case Files

Kylie Logan, Carolyn Haines, Allison Montclair, Ellen Hart, Leonard Goldberg, Sheila Connolly, Cate Conte, Donna Andrews
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Looking for a new cozy series? In this new edition of Cozy Case Files, Minotaur Books compiles the beginnings of eight charming cozy mysteries coming in Spring 2019 for free for...

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Charmed Bones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

USA Today bestselling author Carolyn Haines will once again delight readers with Charmed Bones, the next sparkling Sarah Booth Delaney mystery.

Zinnia, Mississippi...

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Cozy Case Files: A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 5

Cozy Case Files: A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 5

Cozy Case Files

Susan Shea, Auralee Wallace, Judith Flanders, Donna Andrews, Carolyn Haines, Sheila Connolly, Ellie Alexander, Carola Dunn
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Looking for a new cozy mystery author to love? Dive in to this collection of excerpts from the Minotaur Books/St. Martin's Press SPRING 2018 season (May-July). The Cozy Case Files collection includes:

Dressed...

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Sticks and Bones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Can Sarah Booth Delaney read between the lines and uncover the truth about this real-life murder mystery?

Private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney and her friends...

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Cozy Case Files: A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 2

Cozy Case Files: A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 2

Cozy Case Files

Ellie Alexander, Donna Andrews, Cate Conte, E.J. Copperman, Hannah Dennison, Carolyn Haines, Diane Kelly, Peggy O'Neal Peden, Cynthia Riggs, Susan C. Shea
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Looking for a new cozy mystery author to love? Dive in to this collection of excerpts from the Minotaur Books/St. Martin's Press Spring/Summer 2017 season (books published from late April to August)....

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Guru Bones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

In GURU BONES, beloved author Carolyn Haines returns to Zinnia, Mississippi, in a short mystery that will delight fans and new readers alike.

Southern-belle-turned-PI Sarah Booth Delaney is...

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Rock-a-Bye Bones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Sarah Booth Delaney knows the perfect way to begin recovering from both the recent attack on Scott Hampton’s blues club and her broken heart. She’s going to host a Thanksgiving feast for all...

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Bone to Be Wild

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Music takes backstage to murder in award-winning author Carolyn Haines’s latest whodunit, Bone to Be Wild.

Sarah Booth Delaney is heartbroken: her fiancé Graf...

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Jingle Bones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Jingle Bones, an e-original Christmas story featuring Mississippi PI Sarah Booth Delaney, offers all the Southern charm and zany adventure Carolyn Haines's fans have come to expect--and...

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Booty Bones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Carolyn Haines is the USA Today bestselling author of the Sarah Booth Delaney mystery series and a number of other books in mystery and crime, including the Pluto's Snitch paranormal-historical mystery series, and Trouble, the black cat detective romantic suspense books. She is the recipient of the Harper Lee Award for Distinguished Writing and the Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence. She is a former journalist, bartender, photographer, farmhand, and college professor and lives on a farm where she works with rescue cats, dogs, and horses.

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Smarty Bones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Too much knowledge can be deadly for P.I. Sarah Booth Delaney in her latest undertaking in Smarty Bones, the thirteenth novel in Carolyn Haines's award-winning mystery series.

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Shorty Bones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

From award-winning author Carolyn Haines comes Shorty Bones, a charming story starring feisty Southern belle and private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney.

Sarah Booth just wants to...

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Bonefire of the Vanities

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Despite the wishes of her overprotective fiancé, Sarah Booth Delaney can't give up her detective work, no matter how dangerous it becomes. It's too much a part of her. On this case, avoiding danger...

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Bones of a Feather

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

When PI Sarah Booth Delaney and her partner and best friend, Tinkie, take on Monica and Eleanor Levert as clients, they don't have much hope of solving the case. The wealthy heiresses of Briarcliff...

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Bone Appétit

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

In the midst of a cook-off at a posh spa, southern PI Sarah Booth Delaney gets embroiled in a juicy murder in the latest mystery from Carolyn Haines

For many years Jitty, Dahlia House's resident...

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Greedy Bones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Sarah Booth Delaney, a Southern belle known for abiding by tradition only when it suits her, is no stranger to drama. A talented actress and a P.I., she's chosen to pursue a career in Hollywood when...

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Wishbones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Southern gal Sarah Booth Delaney packs up her hound dog and her P.I. business and sets off for Hollywood to take a shot at stardom. No stranger to acting, she aces the screen test for a racy remake...

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