Dying to Get Published

Rated 3.86/5 based on 7 reviews
Jennifer Marsh is a mystery writer with eight unpublished books and hundreds of rejection letters. If she can just get famous for something, someone will surely publish her books. Why not murder? Because Jennifer's a good person, a vegetarian who rescued a greyhound. She could never actually kill someone, but she could plot a murder that will land her as the prime suspect in a real murder case. More
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About Judy Fitzwater

Judy Fitzwater grew up an Air Force brat and has lived in nine states, including Maine and Hawaii. Her first mystery, DYING TO GET PUBLISHED, was plucked from a stack of unsolicited manuscripts at Ballantine Books. It was nominated for an Agatha Award for Best First Mystery. The subsequent seven-book series, THE JENNIFER MARSH MYSTERIES, was a delight for her to write, especially the scenes with Jennifer's quirky writers' group. Judy has also written two suspense thrillers, DROWNING IN AIR and NO SAFE PLACE, and the ghostly romantic comedy, VACATIONING WITH THE DEAD. Her latest release is the 7th in the Jennifer mystery series, DYING BEFORE "I DO". She has plans for more mystery, suspense, humor, and paranormal adventures to come.

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Review by: Elga Antonsen on May 30, 2013 :
This book is a hoot! Yes, the main character is zany.I found myself reading fast to see what would happen to this madcap adventurer. Anyone who has entertained fantasies of revenge will enjoy this rollicking ride.I loved this line: "The smell of whiskey wrapped around her head like a scarf." Also,I enjoyed: "...evening dark was beginning to clothe the area in its shroud." Beautiful lines, fun story.
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Review by: Lionrhod on Feb. 07, 2013 :
A truly fun read! Others have said the main character is ditzy. Well, yes, that's true. Ditzy and wacky and an absolute blast to be in her head. This is a comic mystery, not a straight dark mystery. I could totally relate to the writing circle. I think I might have been a member of that one sometime back! The old ladies were hysterical. And as a writer, well...I don't think it's in our best interests to murder an agent or any other member of the publishing industry, but I've got enough rejection slips over the years (and know other writing buddies who do) that I can relate. Dying to know what Jennifer's next hare-brained scheme will be! I'll definitely be reading the rest of the series.
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Review by: Dennis Foxon on Jan. 01, 2013 :
I thoroughly enjoyed the book. The plot is fanciful in places but I can't understand how anyone would fail to connect with the characters, not just Jennifer (who every aspiring author will connect with instantly) but also (most of) the supporting cast, not least that bunch of feisty old ladies and the girls of the writing circle. At places, this had me laughing out loud.
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Review by: Nora Lee on Dec. 16, 2012 :
At ten percent this story was going nowhere so I went somewhere else. The writing is okay but I found nothing intriguing about the story. I didn't get attached to the main character and lost interest after listening to her whine.
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Review by: Maureen McCormick on Oct. 10, 2012 :
Great book! Nice, light, funny page-turner.
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Review by: Maureen McCormick on Oct. 10, 2012 :
I very much enjoyed this book and will purchase subsequent ones, of which there are quite a few. The story drew me in and kept me turning pages long after my bedtime!
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Review by: Dianne Gowanlock on Aug. 31, 2012 :
I really wanted to enjoy this book, but I found the plot unrealisticand slow and the main character was just plain ditzie.
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