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New Release | Research Can Be Murder by Caryl Janis #cozymystery #newrelease #bookboost



Title -- Research Can Be Murder

 

Author -- Caryl Janis

 

Genre – Cozy mystery

 

Publisher – The Wild Rose Press

 

Book Blurb –

 

Emma Streyt hated to admit she was bored. But her newly retired brother puts an end to that by dropping a stash of old family memorabilia on her doorstep. Cheered on by her best friend, Emma enthusiastically dives into these boxes of antique treasures. But some faded diary pages convince her that century-old thefts-- and maybe something worse -- are tied in with their past. Eager to dig deeper into this mysterious puzzle by doing some serious research, she settles into a neglected New York City archive with an eccentric cast of characters. But more sinister matters than history soon unfold there when a fellow researcher is murdered. And Emma's determination to solve the case makes her a dead-center target for the killer.

 

Excerpt --

 

Prologue --A Few Days Before Halloween

 

Boredom takes many forms, but standing in the archive’s museum room and facing a loaded gun is not one of them. This all began in an effort to combat boredom and when the boxes and trunk arrived, a new and exciting world opened up. Most of it was good, but I just couldn’t let the other part go. Finally, I got in over my head. Now—trapped between dusty display cases crammed with antique silver and decaying letters from bygone luminaries—a little boredom would be welcome. This is no random threat. The owner of the gun is not a stranger. You just never know with people.

 

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Author Biography—

 

A fan of mysteries since childhood, Caryl Janis now writes her own. Her first was To Sketch a Killer, an urban cozy set in 1977 Manhattan. Research Can Be Murder is her newest -- a contemporary cozy set both in Manhattan and its nearby suburbs. A freelance musician and nonfiction author, Caryl enjoys concerts, theater, museums, and spending time with family and friends.

 

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Thank you, Caryl, for sharing your new release with us!

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