Coffee Clutch [NOOK Book]

Overview

In the mid sixties, homemaker Jan Birch maintains a tight circle of friends in her upstate New York suburban neighborhood. When the divorcée down the street is murdered, the women attribute her death to a hobo they’d seen months before. Quickly, though, Jan begins to suspect that the hobo has left the neighborhood long ago and the murderer may be one of her dear friends.
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Coffee Clutch

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Overview

In the mid sixties, homemaker Jan Birch maintains a tight circle of friends in her upstate New York suburban neighborhood. When the divorcée down the street is murdered, the women attribute her death to a hobo they’d seen months before. Quickly, though, Jan begins to suspect that the hobo has left the neighborhood long ago and the murderer may be one of her dear friends.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940000817544
  • Publisher: Marshall Thornton
  • Publication date: 1/30/2009
  • Series: Jan Birch Mysteries , #1
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 173,845
  • File size: 124 KB

Meet the Author

Marshall Thornton is a novelist, playwright and screenwriter living in Long Beach, California. He is best known for the Boystown detective series, which received an honorable mention in the 2011 and 2012 Rainbow Awards and was also a finalist for the 2012 Lambda Book Award – Gay Mystery. Other novels include the erotic comedy The Perils of Praline, or the Amorous Adventures of a Southern Gentleman in Hollywood, Desert Run and Full Release. Marshall has an MFA in screenwriting from UCLA, where he received the Carl David Memorial Fellowship and was recognized in the Samuel Goldwyn Writing awards. He has also had plays produced in both Chicago and Los Angeles and stories published in The James White Review and Frontier Magazine.
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  • Posted March 19, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    "Twist" Ending

    Perhaps too intelligent and curious for her own good, Jan Birch is an engaging sleuth with a complex inner life. By drawing characters with achingly familiar backgrounds and oddly endearing habits, Thornton cleverly steers the story from standard who-dun-it to a combination mystery and indictment of small town mores. And, an ending with an interesting "twist." Excellent read, highly recommended.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2013

    Great

    It was a wonderful mystery. I didn't see the twist at the end of the book coming. Very good job. Thanks for the great read. J.... :)

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2013

    Meh

    Waste of time. You knew who the killer was as soon as the character was introduced.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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