"Ellery does a wonderful job in capturing the essence of this whodunit with visually descriptive narrative that not only lend itself to engaging dialogue, but also seeing the action through the eyes of Jane and her fellow characters." -Dru's Book Musings
"In MURDER IN THE LOCKED LIBRARY...there is a very old pile of bones, an old book buried with the bones, and plenty more bodies are discovered. There are laugh-out-loud moments along with the serious which makes for a most enjoyable read. Avid readers will keep this novel on their keeper shelves! Ellery Adams is a marvelous writer; she intertwines famous quotes, famous authors, and famous books to create mystery magic."- RT Book Reviews TOP PICK Praise for Ellery Adams' previous book, The Secret, Book & Scone Society
"Adams launches an intriguing new mystery series, headed by four spirited amateur sleuths and touched with a hint of magical realism, which celebrates the power of books and women's friendships. Adams's many fans, readers of Sarah Addison Allen, and anyone who loves novels that revolve around books will savor this tasty treat."
--Library Journal (starred review), Pick of the Month
"Adams kicks off a new series featuring strong women, a touch of romance and mysticism, and both the cunning present-day mystery and the slowly revealed secrets of the intriguing heroines' pasts."
"This affecting series launch from Adams provides all the best elements of a traditional mystery. . . . Well-drawn characters complement a plot with an intriguing twist or two."
--Publishers Weekly "Adams' new series blends magical realism, smart women, and small-town quirks to create a cozy mystery that doubles as a love letter to books. Readers will fall in love with Nora's bookstore therapy and Hester's comfort scones. Not to mention Estella, June, hunky Jed the paramedic, and Nora's tiny house-slash-converted-train-caboose . . . a book that mystery fans--and avid readers--won't want to put down until they have savored every last crumb."
--RT Book Reviews