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Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries

In the beloved Josie Prescott mystery series, set in breezy, rugged, Rocky Point, New Hampshire, amateur sleuth and antiques appraiser Josie puzzles through twisting mysteries chock full of antiques know-how and clever, satisfying plot.This series, beginning with Consigned to Death, is sure to please cozy readers as well as any lover of smart, crafty fiction.

  • Antique Blues
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    • Antique Blues

    • Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries (Volume 12)
      Jane K. Cleland
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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 Mystery...

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  • Glow of Death
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    • Glow of Death

    • Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries (Volume 11)
      Jane K. Cleland
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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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  • Ornaments of Death
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    • Ornaments of Death

    • Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries (Volume 10)
      Jane K. Cleland
      St. Martin's Press

    • The tenth book in Jane K. Cleland's mystery series featuring an amateur sleuth/antiques appraiser in New Hampshire

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  • Blood Rubies
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    • Blood Rubies

    • Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries (Volume 9)
      Jane K. Cleland
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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
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    • Lethal Treasure

    • Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries (Volume 8)
      Jane K. Cleland
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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

      With...

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  • Dolled Up for Murder
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    • Dolled Up for Murder

    • Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries (Volume 7)
      Jane K. Cleland
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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
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    • Deadly Threads

    • Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries (Volume 6)
      Jane K. Cleland
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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
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    • Silent Auction

    • Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries (Volume 5)
      Jane K. Cleland
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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
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    • Killer Keepsakes

    • Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries (Volume 4)
      Jane K. Cleland
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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
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    • Antiques to Die For

    • Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries (Volume 3)
      Jane K. Cleland
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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
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    • Deadly Appraisal

    • Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries (Volume 2)
      Jane K. Cleland
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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
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    • Consigned to Death

    • Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries (Volume 1)
      Jane K. Cleland
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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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Jane K. Cleland

JANE K. CLELAND once owned a New Hampshire-based antiques and rare books business. She is the author of several previous Josie Prescott Antiques mysteries, is the winner of two David Awards for Best Novel, and has been a finalist for the 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. She won the Agatha Award for her book Mastering Suspense, Structure and Plot. She is part of the English faculty at Lehman College and lives in New York City.

Photo: Christian Oth

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