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Books We've Reviewed by Bill Noel

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Solid characters, delightful prose, and well-paced action set "Missing" apart from other amateur-detective novels. Love, loss, scruples, and power are the scaffolding upon which... Read More

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In this entertaining mystery, a ghost from Chris Landrum’s past resurfaces, and it is just the first of many surprises that follow. This installment of Bill Noel’s Folly... Read More

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The Marsh

The Marsh: A Folly Beach Mystery opens with a whisper and continues in muted tones for nearly three hundred pages. Author Bill Noel has written a pleasant murder mystery, if... Read More

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The Edge

Author Bill Noel pops on the scene again with The Edge: A Folly Beach Mystery, his fourth whodunit set on the island of Folly Beach, South Carolina, starring the reluctant... Read More

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Retired sixty-something Chris Landrum is back for another adventure in Washout, the latest entry in Bill Noel’s Folly Beach Mystery series. In his former life, Chris was an HR... Read More

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The Pier

Chris Landrum expected a quiet retirement when he moved to the small South Carolinian island community of Folly Beach, but unfortunately, murder keeps interrupting his plans.... Read More