Jacqueline T. Lynch

Biography

Jacqueline T. Lynch’s novels, short stories, and non-fiction books on New England history and film criticism are available from many online shops as eBooks, audiobooks, and paperback. She is also a playwright whose plays have been produced around the United States and in Europe, and has published articles and short fiction in regional and national publications. She writes Another Old Movie Blog on classic films, and the syndicated column Silver Screen/Golden Years.

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Series

Books

Murder at the Summer Theater
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Rehearsals grow tense at a summer theater on the Connecticut shore. The lead actress goes missing – or was she murdered? Juliet Van Allen and Elmer Vartanian, the “Double V” duo, are called in on the case. It’s a seaside caper where murder is in the spotlight in the summer of 1951, and Juliet and Elmer are on the verge of a new professional – and personal – partnership.
Murder at the Summer Theater
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,570. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Rehearsals grow tense at a summer theater on the Connecticut shore. The lead actress goes missing – or was she murdered? Juliet Van Allen and Elmer Vartanian, the “Double V” duo, are called in on the case. It’s a seaside caper where murder is in the spotlight in the summer of 1951, and Juliet and Elmer are on the verge of a new professional – and personal – partnership.
Whitewash in the Berkshires
Series: Double V Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Elmer and Juliet's fourth adventure in this cozy mystery series takes place in Hartford, Connecticut, and the Berkshires of western Massachusetts in the bleak midwinter of 1951. An incident from Juliet's past puts her on a blacklist. A priceless work of art brings her to a secret bunker. A kidnapping and a threat to her life result in a desperate chase.
Movies in Our Time - Hollywood Mirrors and Mimics the Twentieth Century
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,800. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » History » American
Hollywood films from the 1930s through the 1950s reflected their era—and sometimes created it. Today, classic films are the scrapbooks of collective memory, but when they were shown long ago in downtown movie palaces or neighborhood second-run movie houses, they were, as much as the newsreels, a catalogue of current events.
Dismount and Murder
Series: Double V Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,940. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The owner of a wealthy estate is found dead of a heart attack after his morning horseback ride. But his son suspects murder. Is it his young stepmother? His jealous wife? The ne’er do well stable groom? The trusted lawyer? Or did the butler do it?
Speak Out Before You Die
Series: Double V Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Guests arrive to attend a wedding in a snowbound mansion on New Year’s Eve. A discovered note warns of danger at midnight.
Angel of the West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“Angel of the West” - short story, humor, 4,700 words. A female sheriff in the Wild West and the idealistic newspaper publisher who rides her coattails to fame writing newspaper articles about her.
A Swell Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Short story: 3,100 words, humor. A film director puts a new spin on his classic 1944 movie in a controversial interview. The cynical present stomps on the innocence of the past, and old movie buffs may never forgive him.
Constancy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Short story, 7, 800 words, humor. Constance takes on the guardianship of a friend’s young daughter, and her own elderly grandmother, and a three-story apartment house. Emotional interruptions by her sometimes boyfriend in the Army have competition from the new man in her life -- the electrician she calls to service her building, who shows up in his Civil War reenactor’s Union Army uniform.
The Current Rate of Exchange
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,230. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Rose, an American woman, travels to New Zealand to re-establish ties with her late mother’s family, navigating the otherworldly tension of traveling in the months after 9/11. Her ill-planned adventure throws her into the middle of her cousin's family crisis, but Rose unknowingly carries, in family letters from World War II, the key to avert tragedy.
Beside the Still Waters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,750. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
Four towns…dismantled as an entire valley is prepared to be flooded. The past is being wiped clean, the present threatens, the future belongs to the fearless. Three generations weave a tapestry of isolation and stubborn independence, battling the forces of nature, the Commonwealth, and each other in this family saga. A courageous girl becomes the guardian of her family’s heritage, and ultimately,
Cadmium Yellow, Blood Red
Series: Double V Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 69,390. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A museum heist, a missing child, a murder, a recent ex-con and an even more recent widow. How many times do we have to pay for our mistakes before life sends us a reprieve?
Meet Me in Nuthatch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,100. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A stunt to attract tourists to a small dying town involves turning the clock back to 1904. It is local Christmas tree farmer Everett Campbell’s idea, after watching the film “Meet Me in St. Louis”. Tourists do come, along with the media. Then a theme park chain wants to buy the town and change its future forever. Everett now stands to lose his town in a way he never imagined.
Interfacing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Susan, saved by her Heimlich maneuver-performing dog from death by choking, must remain silent until her infected throat heals. Shutting up has never been easy for her. Her job as a customer service supervisor, and her already strained marriage are on the line. Susan must learn to communicate before she goes crazy, or kills somebody, or both.

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