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Made in Minnesota
The authors of these novels all have a Minnesota connection. This is by no means an exhaustive list of books by Minnesota authors, just some I've enjoyed recently   Print this list Print this list
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Cover Art: The night of the radishes /
The night of the radishes
Benitez, Sandra, 1941-
Adult Fiction BENITEZ
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Cover Art: My seduction /
My seduction
Brockway, Connie
Adult Fiction BROCKWA
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Cover Art: Aprons on a clothesline : everyday moments can hold extraordinary surprises /
Aprons on a clothesline : everyday moments can hold extraordinary surprises
DePree, Traci
Virginia Morgan has always helped others, but after a devastating stroke she struggles to return to normal life. As family and friends rally around her, she learns that accepting help is just as important as giving help and that she still might be able to contribute to the lives of others after all. Minnesota author Traci Depree returns to the small town of Lake Emily in the third book of this inspirational series.
Adult Fiction DEPREE
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Cover Art: Peace like a river /
Peace like a river
Enger, Leif
Adult Fiction ENGER
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Cover Art: Four souls /
Four souls
Erdrich, Louise
Adult Fiction ERDRICH
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Cover Art: The last witness /
The last witness
Erickson, K. J.
Adult Fiction ERICKSON
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Cover Art: Peach cobbler murder /
Peach cobbler murder
Fluke, Joanne, 1943-
Hannah Swensen happily owns and operates the Cookie Jar bakery in Lake Eden, Minnesota. But when the Magnolia Blossom Bakery opens across the street, Hannah's profits dwindle. Even worse, Southern belle Shawna Lee, the rival bakery's owner, is spending too much time with Hannah's would-be boyfriend, Mike. When Shawna Lee is found murdered next to a pan of peach cobbler, Hannah is a prime suspect and must track down the real killer. Cookie recipes included!
Adult Fiction FLUKE
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Cover Art: Haunted ground /
Haunted ground
Hart, Erin, 1958-
When a turf cutter finds the preserved head of a young woman in an Irish peat bog, pathologist Nora Gavin and archaeologist Cormac Maguire are among the investigators called to the scene. Nora, an American who has come to Ireland to escape a tragic mystery in her own past, soon joins with Cormac to solve the question of the woman in the bog as well as the questions about a missing mother and son that are raised by their investigation. This is an evocative and beautifully-written mystery.
Adult Fiction HART
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Cover Art: Iron Lake : a Cork O'Connor mystery /
Iron Lake : a Cork O'Connor mystery
Krueger, William Kent
Adult Fiction KRUEGER
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Cover Art: Patty Jane's House of Curl : a novel /
Patty Jane's House of Curl : a novel
Landvik, Lorna, 1954-
Adult Fiction LANDVIK
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Cover Art: Homefront /
Homefront
Logan, Chuck, 1942-
Adult Fiction LOGAN
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Cover Art: Poison heart : a novel of suspense /
Poison heart : a novel of suspense
Logue, Mary
Adult Fiction LOGUE
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Cover Art: Shadow baby /
Shadow baby
McGhee, Alison, 1960-
Adult Fiction MCGHEE
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Cover Art: Where no gods came /
Where no gods came
O'Connor, Sheila
Adult Fiction O'CONNOR
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Cover Art: Welcome to my planet : where English is sometimes spoken /
Welcome to my planet : where English is sometimes spoken
Olson, Shannon
As she nears thirty, Shannon Olson is still trying to understand growing up, love, and especially her mother, Flo. This funny and often touching novel offers a compelling and realistic view of a woman learning who she is and who she wants to be.
Adult Fiction OLSON
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Cover Art: When Charlotte comes home /
When Charlotte comes home
Smith, Maureen Millea.
Adult Fiction SMITH
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Cover Art: Morning glory /
Morning glory
Spencer, LaVyrle
Adult Fiction SPENCER
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Cover Art: The Cape Ann /
The Cape Ann
Sullivan, Faith.
Adult Fiction SULLIVA
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Cover Art: Wolf pass : a novel /
Wolf pass : a novel
Thayer, Steve
Adult Fiction THAYER
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Cover Art: Monkeewrench /
Monkeewrench
Tracy, P. J.
Adult Fiction TRACY
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Cover Art: The translation of Dr. Apelles : a love story /
The translation of Dr. Apelles : a love story
Treuer, David
Dr. Apelles is employed at a book warehouse, but his true vocation is translating old Native American documents. When he begins working on a rare manuscript about Bimaadiz and Eta, his own solitary existence starts to change as he finds love with the beautiful Campaspe. The author challenges the reader to reflect on the pleasure and pain inherent in life, love, and reading in this unique and skillfully written novel that examines the parallel stories of two sets of lovers.
Adult Fiction TREUER
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Cover Art: Spilling Clarence /
Spilling Clarence
Ursu, Anne
Adult Fiction URSU
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