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This sounds similar to Don't Ever Get Old, by Daniel Friedman, which also features an eighty seven year old retired cop. I reviewed it a while ago.


I SO enjoyed this book! I'm hoping there will be more in the future.
I have recently been reading a series set in Florida with characters in their 70s and 80s. Rita Lakin is the author. More here:
The author is of that age herself so she knows what she's talking about!

Mary Ronan Drew

Barbara, I've requested Don't Ever Get Old from the library. Do you remember the date of your review? I went a ways back but didn't find it and I'd really like to read it.

Mary Ronan Drew

Nan, I've requested one of Rita Lakin's books from the library. They say that young children like to read books about people a few years older than they are and I guess that continues into old age. I love mysteries and comedies about old people not taking themselves too seriously.


I don't know how much you care about the order of a series, but this one does 'grow.' The first book is referred to in the second book. Life changes with each book. Not like Wolfe and Archie who are timeless, and you can walk into that brownstone anytime. :<)

Mary Ronan Drew

I care a good deal about following threads in a series of mysteries, Nan. So I got an inexpensive paperback of the first one from Thanks for the tip

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