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Tired of heroines who are too stupid to live? Longing for a fast-paced story without all the blood and guts? Craving likeable characters, loving families, and challenging puzzles? Yearning for fascinating tales of yesteryear, suspense and a touch of romance? And maybe a pair of precocious dogs to add a bit of humor?

You’ve come to the right place.

On these pages, you’ll not only learn about Lynn Franklin’s award-winning mysteries, but discover videos, photos and intriguing insights into the stories’ creation. Read about the real people and events that inspired the books, try out yummy new recipes, download questions for your book club, laugh at charming dog antics — this site was designed for readers yearning for an escape from the pressures of modern life.

Sound like fun? Grab a cup of tea or coffee, curl up in your favorite reading chair and explore the site.

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Click Fun Stuff to discover videos of nesting ospreys, hunting poodles, mining ants and more; photos of the people and places from Lynn’s books; mouthwatering recipes; entertaining stories about American gemstones, inspiration for Lynn’s books and more.
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Click Books to learn more about the Kimberley West Gemstone Mystery Series and the Grandpa Max Tall Tales series

Click Book Clubs to find discussion questions to share with your fellow readers and to schedule a virtual visit with Lynn.

Click About Lynn to read interviews and stories about Lynn’s life, including a Q & A with Lynn and Seven Little-Known Facts about Lynn
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