Inspired by true-life events, this mystery delivers a vivid story that draws you in and won't let go.

 

Authored by a mother-daughter team, under pen name J.L. Bass, No Motive in Murdoch is a fiction novel set in the South. Delivering a mix of mystery, humor, and romance, the novel explores the universal ideas of overcoming tragedy, moving through grief, and forgiving the past.  

 
 

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As you journey to Murdoch with Julia, you’ll meet characters every Southern person knows all too well—the good, the bad, and the ugly.
— Brittney