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Ode to Murder: Larkin Day Mystery #1 (Paperback)

Nicole Dieker

Sale price $12.99 Regular price $13.99

Paperback Edition - Also available in eBook, or on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million, and Apple.

Purchasing this paperback copy includes a FREE download of the ebook version.

  • 240 pages
  • 5.5" x 8.25"
  • Includes hand-signed bookplate (while supplies last)

This title is also available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Apple.

Join Larkin Day on her first mystery!

"A smart, snarky series... Cozy mystery readers will adore Larkin Day." - BookLife, Editor's Pick

" entertaining whodunit with a captivating amateur sleuth." - Kirkus Reviews

"Ode to Murder is refreshing, and definitely recommended for fans of a good mystery. But it’s also a great read for anyone who, like Larkin, is searching for a new story that can reach them in surprising, unexpected ways." - IndieReader

Larkin Day just moved back home—at 35 years old. With no money, no job prospects, and nowhere to live except her mother's guest bedroom, Larkin is pretty sure this is the worst thing that's ever happened to her.

Then her mother signs her up for community choir.

Then the accompanist asks her out—and stands her up.

Then he turns up dead.

Larkin didn't kill him, of course—but she quickly learns that there are plenty of other women who might have wanted him gone. Although Larkin never planned on becoming an amateur detective, she finds herself getting more and more involved with the death of Harrison Tucker—while making new friends, setting her mother up with a local police officer, tackling six figures of student loan debt, discovering the benefits of protected bike lanes, and learning what ingredients are (and aren't) in a scotcheroo.

A fast-paced, cleverly-plotted mystery that includes both Beethoven and baking, Ode to Murder is for cozy fans who have been hoping to find a Millennial-aged amateur detective who practices old-fashioned sleuthing in a world of smartphones and social media.