Series: Ruth Willmarth Mysteries

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Mad Season (Worldwide Library Mystery , No 270) by Nancy Means Wright1
Harvest of Bones by Nancy Means Wright2
Poison Apples by Nancy Means Wright3
Stolen honey by Nancy Means Wright4
Mad Cow Nightmare by Nancy Means Wright5

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  12. Writers of the Purple Sage by Barbara Burnett Smith (1984)
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  15. A Diet to Die For by Joan Hess (1989)

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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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