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    Angel's Verdict: Cozy Library

    Brianna Winston-Beaufort is a singular mystery heroine. A lawyer in Savannah, Georgia — reputed to be the most haunted city in America — she has two parallel practices (from two different offices) that occasionally intersect. One is a run-of-the-mill “temporal” practice; in the other she pleads cases in the “celestial court,” saving clients from one of the circles of hell if she can.

    In Angel’s Verdict, a temporal client is Justine Coville, an aging movie actress hired to play the role of a woman (Consuela Bulloch) who may or may not have murdered a young woman in 1950s Savannah. The victim, actress Haydee Quinn, was murdered and a man she knew was executed for the crime. But doubts have been swirling around ever since. Bree winds up hip-deep in the case of an old murder, putting herself in peril. She has the assistance of her celestial helpers, who are amazingly efficient at helping her get to the truth.

    I’ve enjoyed this series from the start. I love the idea that Bree’s celestial practice is located in a all murderers’ cemetery at 666 Angelus — a street that, not surprisingly, you’ll not find on a map of Savannah. Angel’s Verdict is well written, with an intriguing premise, an interesting plot — a satisfying yet quick read.
    Cozy Library

  2. The Beaufort and Company Mysteries
    1. Angel Condemned, the fifth Beaufort & Company Mystery
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    2. Angel Condemned

      The fifth novel in the Beaufort & Company Mystery series. In stores now!

      “The intrepid heroine deals with nasty demons, haughty nephilim and evil with aplomb as if that is an everyday occurrence. She anchors the whimsical paranormal tale with solid footing in two realms, but then again she has friends in high places.” — The Mystery Gazette

    1. Angel's Verdict by Mary Stanton
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    2. Angel's Verdict

      The fourth book in the acclaimed Beaufort and Company Mystery series — out now!

      “The latest Beaufort & Company mystery is sure to please series fans and newcomers alike. Stanton has penned a tale that will keep the reader’s interest to the very end and even experienced mystery readers will say, ‘Didn’t see that coming!’ at critical points. Larger-than-life characters—human and temporal—infuse the story with humor and empathy.” — Romantic Times (4 stars)

    1. Avenging Angels
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    2. Avenging Angels

      “Stanton’s third Beaufort & Company mystery is a gem. It’s an original and thought-provoking concept, and Stanton’s imagination knows no bounds. Her characters — both dead and alive — are ones you want to spend time with and get to know better.” — Romantic Times (4-1/2 stars)

      The third book in the series! On sale now!

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    2. Angel's Advocate

      “Another fabulous entry in the paranormal Beaufort & Company series…a very enjoyable and fast paced novel that is filled with unconventional characters…definitely one of the top ten books of the year!”
      The Baryon Review of Books

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