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Cynthia Riggs

Cynthia Riggs
Lynn Christoffers

CYNTHIA RIGGS is the author of the Martha’s Vineyard mystery series and the guidebook Victoria Trumbull’s Martha’s Vineyard. She started writing the series while earning her MFA at Vermont College at age 68. Prior to becoming an author, she qualified for the 1948 Olympic fencing team, was the seventh woman to set foot on the South Pole, and crossed the Atlantic twice in a thirty-two-foot sailboat. Riggs gives weekly lectures onboard tourist ships during the summer and shepherds two writing groups. She lives in West Tisbury, Massachusetts where she runs a bed and breakfast out of the homestead that has been in her family for eight generations.

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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Trumpet of Death

Martha's Vineyard Mysteries

Cynthia Riggs
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

When 92-year-old poet/sleuth Victoria Trumbull takes her city-bred tenant Zack Zeller on a nature walk on one of Martha’s Vineyard’s conservation areas and shows him a mushroom she calls black...

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Bloodroot

Martha's Vineyard Mysteries

Cynthia Riggs
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

It's just another day at the dentist's office for Victoria Trumbull when fellow patient, wealthy Mrs. Wilmington, dies. It's an unfortunate, though seemingly not murderous incident, but the receptionist...

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Poison Ivy

Martha's Vineyard Mysteries

Cynthia Riggs
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

On her first day as adjunct professor at Ivy Green College, Victoria Trumbull recognizes the stench emanating from her classroom as more than just dead mice. Brownie, the groundskeeper's mangy mutt,...

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The Bee Balm Murders

Martha's Vineyard Mysteries

Cynthia Riggs
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

The one-of-a-kind sleuth Victoria Trumbull must solve another puzzling mystery on Martha's Vineyard, her Island home.

It's spring on the Island, and at the suggestion of her beekeeper, Victoria...

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Shooting Star

Martha's Vineyard Mysteries

Cynthia Riggs
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

In Shooting Star, ninety-two-year-old poet Victoria Trumbull becomes embroiled in controversy at the community theater on Martha's Vineyard. The new artistic director has announced plans...

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The Paperwhite Narcissus

Martha's Vineyard Mysteries

Cynthia Riggs
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

In this fifth book in the Victoria Trumbull series, the ninety-two-year-old sleuth finds herself embroiled in a series of murders after she is fired from her job as West Tisbury correspondent for...

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