The Author of His Demise (Mackenzie Quinn, Book 1)

Genre: Mystery | Series: Mackenzie Quinn | Length: Novel

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A fictional murder turns deadly…

Zee writes mysteries under a secret pen name. No one knows—except her best friend, Tara. (Aside from her two cats, that is.)

But the small town of Ashwood, Ontario has become home to more than one murderer in the months since Zee’s unplanned return. And while Zee has used the colourful characters of her childhood hometown as inspiration for her writing over the years, it seems a killer has become inspired by her books in turn…

Can she track down a murderer without exposing her secret?

Find out in this first full-length novel from the Mackenzie Quinn Canadian cozy mystery series by the author of the Kira Brightwell mysteries, Jacquelyn Smith. If you enjoy a fun mystery with a quirky heroine, grab this book.


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Previous Book: By Book or by Crook (Short Prequel Novel)

Next Book: Chronologically, this is the latest title in the series (so far).

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