Dead by Midnight: Book summary and reviews of Dead by Midnight by Carolyn Hart

Dead by Midnight

A Death on Demand Mystery

by Carolyn Hart

Dead by Midnight
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  • Published in USA  Apr 2011
    288 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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Carolyn Hart is unstoppable - and her Death on Demand mystery series seems to get better with every book. The proof? Dead by Midnight, once again featuring bookstore owner and sometime sleuth Annie Darling and her adoring PI husband Max. Their search for the truth behind a shocking "suicide" that rocks the idyllic (if somewhat homicide-prone) island of Broward's Rock will make any mystery reader an instant fan - joining an ever-growing multitude that includes bestselling thriller author Robert Crais, who declares, "I'm a sucker for Carolyn Hart's Annie and Max series."

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"Expert pacing and a tense climax distinguish this intriguing variation on the locked room mystery." - Publishers Weekly

"Starred Review. Hart's latest cozy puzzler casts a net that will ensnare a wide audience." - Kirkus Reviews

"[M]ystery fans will enjoy the bookstore ambiance and the numerous writers, characters, and titles that are woven into the story." - Booklist

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Carolyn Hart Author Biography

Carolyn Hart is the author of over forty mysteries as well as the winner of three Agatha Awards for Best Novel, two Anthonys, and two Macavitys. She is a native of Oklahoma City, a journalism graduate of the University of Oklahoma, and a former president of Sisters in Crime. She is also a member of Authors Guild, Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, the International Crime Writers Association, the International Thrillers Association, and the American Crime Writers League. She taught professional writing in the University of Oklahoma School of Journalism from 1982-85.

One of her books Letter From Home, a stand alone novel set in Oklahoma, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize by the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers at Oklahoma State University Tulsa. The novel won the Agatha...

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