Faked to Death

Faked to Death

by Dean James

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Overview

Simon Kirby-Jones Mysteries #2

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Cat in the Stacks Mystery Series, a traditional British village cozy mystery series…with a twist!


“Agatha Award-winning author Dean James has penned a chatty charmer of a first book in this new cozy-with-a-kink series. Posted To Death will appeal especially to those who enjoy their murders mixed with mirth.”
—I Love A Mystery

“A delightful English village whodunit filled with some of the most eccentric characters you’ll ever run across in a mystery novel.”
—The Denver Post

Simon Kirby-Jones, amateur sleuth, gay American vampire living in the cozy British village of Snupperton Mumsley, is a respected historian and also, under a well-guarded pseudonym, a bestselling crime writer.

When he’s invited to an exclusive writer’s conference he’s astonished –and outraged—to see that “Dorina Darlington” is the featured speaker. Clearly the woman is an imposter, because Simon is the real Dorina Darlington! And when the fake Dorina turns up dead, Simon suspects he’s next on the killer’s list…

There are definite advantages to being undead—little fear of being murdered is high on the list. But Simon is as nosy as he is kind, so he decides to unearth the true killer before any of his fellow writers fall prey!

“A worthy and cozy village mystery you can really sink your teeth into.”
—The Houston Chronicle

“A wickedly funny send-up of the classic cozy British mystery. Dame Agatha would be rolling in her grave, unless she’s already out of it.”
—Nancy Pickard


“A delight from start to finish. Everything you could wish for in a British cozy. Simon Kirby-Jones is a charming and intriguing sleuth who puts the village of Snupperton Mumsley squarely on the mystery map.”
—Dorothy Cannell

“A delightful English village whodunit filled with some of the most eccentric characters you’ll ever run across in a mystery novel.”
—The Denver Post

“A fresh and funny new voice has joined the ranks of cozy mystery writers. Well done, Dean James!”
—Laurien Berenson


“In this entertaining English village mystery with a twist, Dean James has created a sleuth who is both fresh and endearing.”
—Jonnie Jacobs

“Fully developed characters and a well-designed plot.” —Publishers Weekly


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Product Details

BN ID: 2940151283311
Publisher: NYLA
Publication date: 02/26/2015
Series: Simon Kirby-Jones Mysteries , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 337 KB

About the Author

Dean James, a seventh-generation Mississippian, is a librarian and Edgar-nominated author of over twenty works of fiction and nonfiction. His nonfiction has won both the Agatha Award and the prestigious Macavity Award. Writing as Miranda James, he is the New York Times bestselling author of the Cat in the Stacks series, featuring librarian Charlie Harris and his trusty rescue cat Diesel. He is also the author of The Trailer Park Mysteries, writing as Jimmie Ruth Evans and the Bridge Club Mysteries, writing as Honor Hartman. As Dean James, he’s authored The Deep South Mystery Series and The Simon Kirby-Jones Mysteries. He lives in Houston, Texas, with two cats and thousands of books.
See www.catinthestacks.com to discover even more!

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