What are the best books set in Michigan?

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    #1Killshot

    Killshot

    Killshot is another mystery-thriller masterpiece from New York Times Bestselling author Elmore Leonard who was also considered as “the Alexander the Great of crime fiction." 

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    Eugene Bates
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "I can't say as if I've read more than four or five books that were set in Michigan, but Killshot, by Elmore Leonard, is by far the best. This mystery is so thrilling that it's hard to fall asleep while reading it. "
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    #2Broken Monsters

    Broken Monsters

    Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes follows Detective Gabriella Versado in Detroit. There is a disturbing crime where a boy and a deer are fused together. More strange bodies begin to appear... Will the city be able to get through these horrid crimes?


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    Joyce Hill
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "I would looking for a new book to read and stumbled upon this. The story is very intriguing and keeps you on the edge. Though I did find some of the story to be similar to a lot of other "detective" type stories. "
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    #3South of Superior

    South of Superior

    South of Superior is a heartwarming novel by Ellen Airgood about a woman named Madeline and her adventures of spreading love and kindness despite her life struggles. 

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    Jorge Carmona
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "I am heading out to Michigan for a job and have a lot of time to read while my partner drives the moving van from our old home here in Alabama. So I picked this book up at the store because it is set in our new home state. It was ok, the bit about her struggles seemed a bit melodramatic."
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    #4The Substitute Bride

    The Substitute Bride
    The Substitute Bride by Carrie Fancett Pagels is a novel that won Maggie Award Finalist 2016 in Romance Novellas. The romance novel was published by Hearts Overcoming Press on June 17, 2017.
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    Bryan Carpenter
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "a modern romance"
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    #5This I Know

    This I Know

    This I Know is a classic Christian novel by Eldonna Edwards about eleven-year-old Grace Carter who sees glimpses of the past and future of the people around her. The novel was published on April 24th, 2018 by John Scognamiglio.

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    Mark Ray
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "I remember reading this book a long time ago. I recently saw it while browsing for books and it brought back some nostalgic feelings, so much so that I had to buy the book. I really really like this book."
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    #6Tea Shop Folly

    Tea Shop Folly

    Tea Shop Folly, part of the Teacup Courtships series, is a novel by Carrie Fancett Pagel's romance novel revolving around fancy tea parties. The novel was published on July 1st, 2016 by Forget Me Not Romances.

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    Moisés Peña
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "Are you kidding? This is a "Christian Historical Romance." That kind of...stuff (I can't say what I really want to) has no appeal. Let the power of Christ compel you to stay away from this pile of garbage."
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    #7Made in Detroit

    Made in Detroit

    Paul Clemens' Made in Detroit is a memoir about growing up in Detroit and was considered a New York Times Notable Book. It is a novel that challenges views on race and morals. 

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    Ethan Fisher
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Gets pretty indepth and really lets you see it from a view you would otherwise never get."
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    #8A Vision of Murder (Psychic Eye Mysteries)

    A Vision of Murder (Psychic Eye Mysteries)
    A Vision of Murder is the third mystery thriller novel from Victoria Laurie's series, Psychic Eye Mysteries. The novel was published on December 6th, 2005 by Berkley Books.
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    Sharon Bradley
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "The book A Vision of Murder (Psychic Eye Mysteries) is not a set of books at all and it doesn't have anything to do with Michigan so this book would not be an adequate solution for the best books set in Michigan. This book deals more with psychic intuition and how it was used to solve some murders. Good book, just not for this topic."
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    #9Lilacs for Juliana (Christy Lumber Camp)

    Lilacs for Juliana (Christy Lumber Camp)

    Lilacs for Juliana is the third novel from  Carrie Fancett Pagels' Christy Lumber Camp Series. The fantasy novel was published on  August 26th, 2015 by Hearts Overcoming Press .

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    Omar Arteaga
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "This looks like an enchanting book that would definitely be worth a read. Much like the topic states, it is set in the state of Michigan as well."
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    #10A Superior Death (Anna Pigeon)

    A Superior Death (Anna Pigeon)

    A Superior Death (Anna Pigeon) is a mystery-crime thriller fiction book written by Nevada Barr that was published on September 1, 2003 by Berkley Books. It follows the story of Ranger Pigeon in a cold remote island.

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    Kathy Fisher
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "I like this book, i got it a few days ago because a friend recommended this book. The story is good, the author does a great job describing in details the main points of the story. "
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    #11Middlesex

    Middlesex
    Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides follows the life of a hermaphrodite who grew up as Calliope but became Cal in his teens. This novel won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2003.
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Best What are the best books set in Michigan
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1KillshotBooks 34 Paid
2Broken Monsters Books 32 Paid
3South of SuperiorBooks 30 Paid
4The Substitute BrideBooks 29 Paid
5This I KnowBooks 28 Paid
6Tea Shop FollyBooks 27 Paid
7Made in DetroitBooks 25 Paid
8A Vision of Murder (Psychic Eye Mysteries)Books 24 Paid
9Lilacs for Juliana (Christy Lumber Camp) Books 22 Paid
10A Superior Death (Anna Pigeon)Books 5 Paid
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