“Cozy fans fond of Conan Doyle are most likely to enjoy Delany’s second whodunit.”
Praise for Elementary, She Read:
"This charming series launch will please Sherlock Holmes and cozy fans."
“A series debut that puts ‘Sherlock’ and ‘Watson’ in a whole new, fun light… this should be a humorous, captivating series that readers will absolutely love for years to come.”
"A great read for mystery fans and a must read for Sherlockians."
―Night Owl Reviews, Top Pick
“[Gemma Doyle] instantly became one of my favorite sleuths…Elementary, She Read is cozy in the best possible way…Holmes enthusiasts will enjoy Gemma’s almost Sherlockian attention to detail as well as the many nods to those who have created pastiches of the world created by Arthur Conan Doyle.”
“An entertaining, light-hearted, and genuinely mystifying adventure…excellent summer reading.”
―Popular Culture Association
“The protagonist, Gemma Doyle, a witty English woman… will delight all but the dourest readers.”
―Smoky Mountain News
"Vicki Delany's Elementary, She Read is an absolute delight. A perplexing mystery with a refreshingly intelligent and witty amateur sleuth, I enjoyed every well-crafted word of this Sherlock Holmes infused tale. A must read for lovers of all things Sherlock Holmes."
–Jenn McKinlay, NYT and USA Today bestselling author of Better Late Than Never
"Vicki Delany is one of my favorite mystery authors and with Elementary, She Read, she has outdone herself. This first book in her intriguing new series features Gemma Doyle, a wonderfully appealing protagonist who runs the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium, where delightfully quirky characters and fascinating old books flourish. I loved everything about this story! The Cape Cod setting was enchanting and the intricate mystery kept me turning pages late into the night. Easily one of the best new mystery series on the market."
–Kate Carlisle, New York Times bestselling author of the Fixer-Upper mysteries and the Bibliophile mysteries
“Elementary, She Read is a delight, fast, fun, and full of Sherlockian lore. Cheers for a charming, intelligent heroine as observant as The Great Detective himself.”
--Carolyn Hart, New York Times bestselling author of Walking on My Grave
“Thoroughly delightful. I defy anyone to read this book and not fall in love with the uber-observant Gemma Doyle. She may or may not be related to Sherlock Holmes’ creator, but she’s certainly kin to his most famous detective. The best new cozy series of the year.”
--Laura DiSilverio, bestselling author of the Readaholics Book Club Mysteries and the award-winning The Reckoning Stones
Praise for Vicki Delany:
"A fun Yuletide-themed cozy with an appealing amateur sleuth."
--Library Journal on Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen
"Delightful...a humorous tinsel-covered tale that made me laugh out loud even while keeping me guessing."
--New York Times bestselling author Jenn McKinlay on Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen
"A charming new series...a book lover’s dream."
--New York Times bestselling author Krista Davis on Booked for Trouble (as Eva Gates)