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Jess Lourey

Jess Lourey
Photo by Cindy Pederson, CK Photography

Jess Lourey is the author of the Lefty-nominated Murder-by-Month mysteries set in Battle Lake, Minn. She is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, The Loft, and a founding faculty member of the Mystery Writers of America’s MWA University. Lourey resides in St. Cloud, Minn., where she is a professor of writing and sociology. For more information, visit her online at JessLourey.com.

Watch Jess on Showcase Minnesota (08/26/09).

Watch Jess on Twin Cities Live (09/02/09).



Website:   http://www.jesslourey.com/

Event Schedule:

02-07-2015  Jess Lourey Launches February Fever




TITLES BY Jess Lourey

August Moon August Moon
The Murder-By-Month Mysteries #4
By: Jess Lourey
EAN: 9780738713250
Pub Date: June 2008
Price: $14.95
In stock? Yes, ready to ship



Maybe it's time for me to leave this crazy town, hightail it back to Minneapolis, and become a cat-collecting, fist-shaking, asexual English professor... Furious after being stood up by local hottie ...
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December Dread December Dread
The Murder-By-Month Mysteries #8
By: Jess Lourey
EAN: 9780738731889
Pub Date: October 2012
Price: $14.99
In stock? Yes, ready to ship



Silent Night, Deadly Night With Christmas just over a week away, ’tis the season for grinning sales elves on TV, maddeningly jolly Muzak, and a guilty Nut Goodie addiction. But for Mira James ...
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February Fever February Fever
The Murder-By-Month Mysteries #10
By: Jess Lourey
EAN: 9780738742144
Pub Date: February 2015
Price: $14.99
Available: February 2015, you may pre-order this product and we will ship it when copies are available.



All aboard the Valentine's Train... Mira James's budding relationship with boyfriend Johnny is definitely warming up her winter. But when Johnny is offered an internship he can't pass up in Portland, ...
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January Thaw January Thaw
The Murder-By-Month Mysteries #9
By: Jess Lourey
EAN: 9780738738758
Pub Date: January 2014
Price: $14.99
In stock? Yes, ready to ship



"...fans of smalltown mysteries will be charmed."—PUBLISHERS WEEKLY The Ice Man Succumbeth Private-eye-in-training Mira James loves Minnesota’s crisp January days, as long as she can ...
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June Bug June Bug
The Murder-By-Month Mysteries #2
By: Jess Lourey
EAN: 9780738709123
Pub Date: March 2007
Price: $14.95
In stock? Yes, ready to ship



Mira James never imagined life after college would be a doublewide trailer outside Battle Lake, Minnesota. Then again, maybe the North Country has more to offer than mosquitoes and broasted ...
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Knee High by the 4th of July Knee High by the 4th of July
The Murder-By-Month Mysteries #3
By: Jess Lourey
EAN: 9780738710358
Pub Date: September 2007
Price: $14.95
In stock? Yes, ready to ship



What's so wrong with admiring from a distance? Mira's quirky puppy love for Chief Wenonga, a well-muscled fiberglass statue in her Minnesota small town, might be a safer love pursuit than online ...
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May Day May Day
The Murder-By-Month Mysteries #1
By: Jess Lourey
EAN: 9780738708386
Pub Date: March 2006
Price: $14.95
In stock? Yes, ready to ship



Minneapolitan Mira James has been taking it easy since college graduation--too easy. Due to a dead-end job and a cheating boyfriend, the Twin Cities have lost their charm, and Mira decides to begin a ...
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November Hunt November Hunt
The Murder-By-Month Mysteries #7
By: Jess Lourey
EAN: 9780738731360
Pub Date: March 2012
Price: $14.95
In stock? Yes, ready to ship



November in Battle Lake, Minnesota, is cold enough to freeze the balls off a pool table. lt's also deer hunting season. When Tom Kicker is killed in a hunting accident, Mira James is hired to ...
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October Fest October Fest
The Murder-By-Month Mysteries #6
By: Jess Lourey
EAN: 9780738726236
Pub Date: May 2011
Price: $14.95
In stock? Yes, ready to ship



Beer and polka music reign supreme at Octoberfest, Battle Lake's premier fall festival. To kick off the celebrations, the town hosts a public debate between the two congressional candidates: ...
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September Fair September Fair
The Murder-By-Month Mysteries #5
By: Jess Lourey
EAN: 9780738718729
Pub Date: September 2009
Price: $14.95
In stock? Yes, ready to ship



". . . An entirely engaging novel with pathos, plot twists, and quirky characters galore. Beautifully written and wickedly funny." —Harley Jane Kozak, Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity-award ...
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