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Sara Rosett is a native of Texas that grew up reading books and dreaming of eventually writing them. Before achieving literary success, the author’s articles and essays could be found in mediums like Romantic Times Book Review and Chicken Soup for the Military Wife’s Soul. Sara’s life has always been an adventurous one; this is partly because she is a military spouse and, as such, she has always traveled, both locally and internationally.
Order of High Society Lady Detective Series
|1||Murder at Archly Manor||2018||Description / Buy|
|2||Murder at Blackburn Hall||2019||Description / Buy|
|3||The Egyptian Antiquities Murder||2019||Description / Buy|
|4||Murder in Black Tie||2019||Description / Buy|
|5||An Old Money Murder in Mayfair||2020||Description / Buy|
|6||Murder on a Midnight Clear||2020||Description / Buy|
|7||Murder at the Mansions||2022||Description / Buy|
Order of On the Run Series
|1||Elusive||2012||Description / Buy|
|2||Secretive||2013||Description / Buy|
|3||Deceptive||2013||Description / Buy|
|4||Suspicious||2014||Description / Buy|
|5||Devious||2015||Description / Buy|
|6||Treacherous||2017||Description / Buy|
|7||Duplicity||2020||Description / Buy|
Order of Murder on Location Series
|1||Death in the English Countryside||2014||Description / Buy|
|2||Death in an English Cottage||2014||Description / Buy|
|3||Death in a Stately Home||2016||Description / Buy|
|4||Death in an Elegant City||2016||Description / Buy|
|5||Menace at the Christmas Market||2016||Description / Buy|
|6||Death in an English Garden||2019||Description / Buy|
|7||Death at an English Wedding||2019||Description / Buy|
Order of Ellie Avery Mystery Series
|1||Moving is Murder||2006||Description / Buy|
|2||Staying Home is a Killer||2007||Description / Buy|
|3||Getting Away is Deadly||2008||Description / Buy|
|4||Magnolias, Moonlight, and Murder||2009||Description / Buy|
|5||Mint Juleps, Mayhem, and Murder||2010||Description / Buy|
|6||Mimosas, Mischief, and Murder||2011||Description / Buy|
|7||Mistletoe, Merriment, and Murder||2012||Description / Buy|
|8||Milkshakes, Mermaids, and Murder||2013||Description / Buy|
|9||Marriage, Monsters-In-Law, and Murder||2016||Description / Buy|
|10||Mother's Day, Muffins, and Murder||2017||Description / Buy|
Order of Sara Rosett Non-Fiction Books
|1||The Efficient Writer||2015||Description / Buy|
|2||How to Outline a Cozy Mystery||2016||Description / Buy|
|3||How to Write a Series||2020||Description / Buy|
Order of Zara Keane Collections with Traci Andrighetti, Shéa MacLeod, Laura Durham, Zara Keane
|1||Passport to Murder of Travel Cozy Mystery Shorts||2020||Description / Buy|
Sara Rosett Anthologies
|1||One More Page||2015||Description / Buy|
|2||Happy Homicides 1||2015||Description / Buy|
|3||Malice Domestic 14||2019||Description / Buy|
In fact, Sara’s life as a military spouse has impacted her literary career, inspiring her to write suspense novels revolving around the lives of protagonists with spouses in the military. Sara has admitted that she loves to write about murder and mayhem, especially while she is traversing the country.
The Dark Chocolate enthusiast is best known for Murder on Location, a group of novels for which the author has won numerous awards. Sara primarily writes mysteries, and that probably isn’t a surprise for anyone who already knows that she is a member of the Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime.
While she has garnered new readers with her international heist mystery novels, Sara’s core fanbase has primarily emanated from her cozy mystery novels. Sara’s books are whodunits written in the tradition of Agatha Christie.
In addition to her books, Sara also provides a writing course on her website where she teaches people how to outline their own cozy mystery novel. She covers everything from the essential elements of a cozy to the psychology of it, the hiding of clues, plot structure and the secrets to building a multi-book series. She also maintains a blog at her website where she writes book reviews among other things.
Sara Rosett Awards
Moving is Murder is one of Sara Rosett’s most popular novels for which was nominated for the Reader’s Choice Award in 2007; this was at the Salt Lake County Library Awards.
The Military Writer’s Society of America also awarded her a Distinguished Honor Award for the same book.
Best Sara Rosett Books
Sara Rosett is a great writer whose books always have the perfect blend of romance, mystery and suspense, this explaining why they are gaining so much popularity; individuals that are new to Sara’s work can consider reading these, some of the best books she has written:
Deceptive: Zoe Hunter lives in the moment. The Freelancer believes in keeping her options open, which is why she is apprehensive when her ex shows up and actually tries to reboot their relationship.
Zoe has no intention of dealing with a second crash and burn. But she is forced to shelf the issue when a client of hers dies. After snooping around, it occurs to Zoe that the client’s murder might be connected to a missing Monet painting.
Even worse, someone is working really hard to set her up for both the murder and the stolen painting. Zoe must clear her name the only way she knows how by plunging into the shady world of black market art sales.
Working alongside a retired FBI Agent, a former goth girl hacker, and a persistent reporter, Zoe’s task is hardly impossible, though the involvement of her ex introduces more complications than she can contend with at the moment.
What makes this book amazing is the fact that you can read it without any knowledge of the two books that came before and still enjoy it. In fact, this book is a good way to enter Sara Rosett’s bibliography.
The novel will convince you to give the previous books a chance; the story is very fast paced and the plot keeps developing at a rate that will keep you reading for far longer than might be healthy.
The romance between Zoe and Jack never gets tiresome; the couple is just smart, sassy and sexy enough to make all the romantic detours of the story worth it. Zoe is competent as a protagonist but not so ridiculously skillful that it compromises the stakes of the story.
If you are looking for a mystery with a little bit of romance, this is the book for you.
Devious: Zoe Andrews thought that her free-spirited personality would clash with her new situation. Surprisingly, though, she quickly settles into marriage life. A company that recovers lost items for elite clients seems to Zoe like the cap on her great life when they offer her an employment opportunity.
However, her first assignment to recover a stolen painting in Edinburgh becomes rapidly complicated. Zoe cannot quite figure out why someone would steal a seemingly insignificant painting. Her search leads Zoe to the Baroque grandeur of Salzburg where she encounters an old mystery.
The reviews of this book are interesting. People don’t really have anything bad to say about it. Readers are treated to a fun and exciting treasure hunt that gets a little convoluted but avoids egregious plot holes. However, some people have complained that the book feels shallow and doesn’t make any progress, at least with regards to the lives of the characters involved.
Death in the English Countryside: Kate Sharp has a fun job as a location scout. She’s also a huge fan of the classic Jane Austen novels so imagine her feelings when her company gets the chance to find a location for a big screen adaptation of Austen’s classic novel Pride & Prejudice. Her boss heads over to England first, but when her boss doesn’t return it’s up to Kate to head over and get the job done, as well as find out what the deal is with her boss.
The countryside is beautiful and picturesque, but with no signs of her boss and the locals not helping much she begins to suspect that there may be more than meets the eye to this lazy cottage town. With an antsy director breathing down her neck to find the location and her boss missing, Kate has a full plate in this cozy mystery.
This is a great read with plenty of twists and turns that wraps up nicely while still leaving room for sequels. The setting descriptions are great and it’s fun to read about what it might be like to work as a location scout. A great start to this series. Sara Rossett manages to keep her books interesting and complex without relying on sex or violence like so many other books these days. She relies on plot to tell the story and the plot does one heck of a job of keeping you hooked from beginning to end.
When Does The Next Sara Rosett book come out?
Sara Rosett doesn't seem to have an upcoming book. Their newest book is Murder at the Mansions and was released on January, 11th 2022. It is the newest book in the High Society Lady Detective Series.