Wednesday, May 29, 2019


Book 1 in the Deadly Edits Mysteries
by Kaitlyn Dunnett

After splurging to buy her childhood home in the Catskills, recently widowed Mikki Lincoln emerges from retirement as a freelance editor. With her ability to spot details that others fail to see, it’s not long before Mikki earns clients—and realizes that the village of Lenape Hollow isn’t the thriving tourist destination it was decades ago. Not with a murderer on the loose . . .
When perky novice writer Tiffany Scott knocks at her door holding a towering manuscript, Mikki expects another debut novel plagued by typos and sloppy prose. Instead, she finds a murder mystery ripped from the headlines of Lenape Hollow’s not-too-distant past. The opening scene is a graphic page-turner, but it sends a real chill down Mikki’s spine after the young author turns up dead just like the victim in her story . . .
Mikki refuses to believe that Tiffany’s death was accidental, and suspicions of foul play solidify as she uncovers a strange inconsistency in the manuscript and a possible motive in the notes. Then there’s Tiffany’s grandmother and husband, who aren’t exactly on friendly terms over the local area’s planned rejuvenation efforts . . .
Unable to convince police that they are focused on the wrong suspect, Mikki must rely on her keen eyes to catch the truth hidden in Lenape Hollow. As she gets closer to cracking the case, only one person takes Mikki’s investigation seriously—the cunning killer who will do anything to make this chapter of her life come to a very abrupt ending . . .


A delightful new not quite senior sleuth has joined the ranks of cozy mystery protagonists! 68 year old Mikki Lincoln is going to capture your heart with the same fierceness she used to capture a killer!

Author Kaitlyn Dunnett is out of the gate and running with this first book in her Deadly Edits Mystery series. CRIME AND PUNCTUATION is a fast moving, page turning, stay up past your bedtime read!

CRIME AND PUNCTUATION is a good dose of mystery with an equal dose of great characters. Mikki and the rest of the folks that make up Lenape Hollow are an eclectic group that really kept me on my toes. And the same is true for the mystery. I was totally engrossed in this new whodunit. Every time I was sure I had the killer in my sites, I’d have to duck another curve ball. In the end I was triumphant in my guess, (Hey, it happens once or twice a year.) though author Dunnett tried her best to trip me up over and over again.

If you’re looking to start a new series, get yourself a copy of CRIME AND PUNCTUATION. You’ll be most happy that you did!

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  1. Thanks, Lisa. Sounds great. Happy Wednesday!

  2. Thank you for your review on "CRIME AND PUNCTUATION" by Kaitlyn Dunnett. Definitely adding to my TBR list.
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  3. Thank you for your review. This looks like a wonderful boxed set.