Evan Marshall

Jane and Winky Suburban Sleuths #6: Crushing Crystal

Jane and Winky Suburban Sleuths #6: Crushing Crystal

By Evan Marshall
Published by The Evan Marshall Agency
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Jane Stuart is a literary sleuth in the suburban village of Shady Hills who solves crimes on the side with her tortoiseshell cat Winky.

"Miss Marple lite!"  —Kirkus Reviews

"Jane Stuart is a Jane Marple for the millennium."  —Kensington Publishing

“The Jane and Winky series is as cozy as a kitten—with tiny sharp claws.”  —Jill Churchill

Jane Stuart’s nanny’s sister Crystal Ryerson stays with Jane while she starts as assistant director of the Shady Hills Public Library. Crystal proves to be a gossip with a superiority complex who makes enemies all over Shady Hills. At the next library book club Jane attends, the book shelves come crashing down and kill Crystal. Turns out, the safety brackets on the bookcases have been removed…by someone at the meeting. Two of the people who were at the library meeting are quickly identified as suspects. But things seem murkier to Jane. When the body of a beautiful teenager who worked at the library is found in the woods behind the railroad tracks, and two other girls go missing Jane and Winky solve the puzzle.

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*** 3.6 stars 53 ratings 7 reviews  —Goodreads

”I've read and liked every one of the books in this series. PLEASE WRITE MORE!!” —Karen, Goodreads

"Another delightful cozy with a congenial cast of diverse characters, a realistic heroine with a vivid sense of humor and a loveable cat."  —Publishers Weekly

About The Author

Like his sleuth, Evan Marshall heads his own literary agency, The Evan Marshall Agency, an independent literary agency which represents in fiction for more than 30 years. He is an internationally renowned expert on novel writing.

Evan publishes NovelCreator™ the only novel-writing software that shows you how to plot, outline and write your novel with techniques used by top, bestselling professionals. It is based on The Marshall Plan® For Novel Writing (Writer’s Digest, 1998), his groundbreaking international bestseller that revolutionized fiction writing and went on to become a classic—a staple on hundreds of thousands of writers’ reference shelves. The Marshall Plan® demystified novel-writing for a massive audience and became the industry’s #1 go-to novel-writing technique for anyone who wants to write a commercial novel—fast. NovelCreator™ is available at https://www.themarshallplan.net.

Evan Marshall is author of 10 commercially published mystereies including the Manhattan Mysteries and The Jane Stuart and Winky mystery series called “Miss Marple Lite” by Kirkus Reviews. His books are page turner cozies which appeal to fans of Janet Evanovich and Lilian Jackson Braun.

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