Series: A Book Collector Mystery

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Works (5)

The Christie Curse by Victoria Abbott1
The Sayers Swindle by Victoria Abbott2
The Wolfe Widow by Victoria Abbott3
The Marsh Madness by Victoria Abbott4
The Hammett Hex by Victoria Abbott5

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  2. Buried In A Book by Lucy Arlington (2012)
  3. A Killer Read by Erika Chase (2012)
  4. Books Can Be Deceiving by Jenn McKinlay (2011)
  5. A Killer Plot by Ellery Adams (2010)
  6. Well Read, Then Dead by Terrie Farley Moran (2014)
  7. Double Booked for Death by Ali Brandon (1600)
  8. Mayhem at the Orient Express by Kylie Logan (2013)
  9. Grace Under Pressure (Manor House Mysteries, No. 1) by Julie Hyzy (2010)
  10. Murder on the Half Shelf by Lorna Barrett (2012)
  11. A Crafty Killing by Lorraine Bartlett (2011)
  12. Murder Past Due by Miranda James (2010)
  13. By Book Or By Crook by Eva Gates (2015)
  14. Buried in a Bog by Sheila Connolly (2013)
  15. One Book in the Grave by Kate Carlisle (2012)

Series description


How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.


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