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Jane K. Cleland

Jane K. Cleland
Marci Gleason

JANE K. CLELAND once owned a New Hampshire-based antiques and rare books business. She is the author of nearly twenty novels and short stories in the beloved Josie Prescott Antiques mystery series, is the winner of two David Awards for Best Novel, and has been a finalist for the Agatha, Macavity, and Anthony Awards. Jane is the former president of the New York chapter of the Mystery Writers of America and chairs the Wolfe Pack’s Black Orchid Novella Award in partnership with Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. She won the Agatha Award for both of her books on the craft of writing, Mastering Suspense, Structure and Plot and Mastering Plot Twists. She is part of the fulltime English faculty at Lehman College, a contributing editor for Writer’s Digest magazine, and lives in New York City.

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Hidden Treasure

Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries

Jane K. Cleland
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

The discovery of a mysterious antique trunk leads to a disappearance—and murder—in the latest in this beloved cozy series set on the rugged New Hampshire coast, Jane K. Cleland's Hidden...

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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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Antique Blues

Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries

Jane K. Cleland
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Ever-crafty Josie must confront suspicious antiques dealers and her own friend’s killer in Antique Blues, the twelfth mystery in Jane K. Cleland's beloved Josie Prescott Antiques...

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Cozy Case Files: A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 4

Cozy Case Files: A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 4

Cozy Case Files

Ellie Alexander, Ellen Hart, Shari Randall, Frances Brody, Parnell Hall, Tessa Arlen, Vivien Chien, Julia Chapman, Paige Shelton, Jane K. Cleland
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 WINTER 2018 season (books published from January to April). The Cozy...

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Glow of Death

Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries

Jane K. Cleland
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

As a warm ocean breeze ruffles the tall grass along Rocky Point’s sandy dunes, Josie Prescott visits the house of a wealthy local couple, Edwin and Ava Belcher. She’s been called in to appraise...

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Blood Rubies

Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries

Jane K. Cleland
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Ana Yartsin is on the verge of becoming a celebrity chef. Her custom Fabergé egg-shaped cakes have brought her national attention, as has the story behind the cakes: Her family owns the spectacular...

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Lethal Treasure

Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries

Jane K. Cleland
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

For antiques dealer Josie Prescott, an abandoned storage unit is the perfect place to find some killer treasure, but finding a dead body amongst the wares is more than she bargained for

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Dolled Up for Murder

Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries

Jane K. Cleland
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Crime-solving antiques dealer Josie Prescott is back—tracking down a doll collection to die for.

On a sparkling spring day in the cozy coastal town of Rocky Point, New Hampshire, with the...

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Deadly Threads

Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries

Jane K. Cleland
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Fashions fade, but death is eternal in Deadly Threads--Agatha finalist Jane K. Cleland's irresistible new blend of vintage and vengeance.

Josie Prescott has begun hosting classes at...

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Silent Auction

Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries

Jane K. Cleland
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Agatha finalist Jane K. Cleland brings us an irresistible new blend of coziness, crime, and collectibles...

The autumn foliage is in full fiery glory on a beautiful day in the little coastal...

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Killer Keepsakes

Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries

Jane K. Cleland
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

One of the mainstays of Prescott's Antiques and Appraisals has always been the cheerful and helpful assistant, Gretchen, who turned up unexpectedly just as Josie was setting up shop in New Hampshire....

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Antiques to Die For

Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries

Jane K. Cleland
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Since Josie Prescott left a high-paying job in New York to set up shop as an antiques appraiser on the rugged New Hampshire coast, her life has not gone exactly according to plan. In many ways, it's...

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Deadly Appraisal

Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries

Jane K. Cleland
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Josie Prescott is settling into her new life in New Hampshire. Her antiques business is thriving, she's beginning to make some close friends, and her relationship with the local police chief is becoming...

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Consigned to Death

Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries

Jane K. Cleland
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Josie Prescott's friends thought she was nuts when she left her high-paying New York auction house job and her boyfriend to live on the rugged and beautiful New Hampshire coast. Truth is, Josie wondered...

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