Books by Elizabeth J. Duncan

THE MARMALADE MURDERS by Elizabeth J. Duncan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 24, 2018

"One of Duncan's best mysteries, with plenty of suspects and motives but no easy answers to whodunit."
Could a trophy possibly be a motive for murder? Read full book review >
MUCH ADO ABOUT MURDER by Elizabeth J. Duncan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"An enticing setting and diverse characters make this latest return to the Catskills a pleasure."
A Shakespearean theater group is rocked by a series of directorial changes. Read full book review >
MURDER IS FOR KEEPS by Elizabeth J. Duncan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2017

"Duncan's character-driven series delivers again. While the story telegraphs the killer's identity pretty clearly, the information on the real-life Welsh estate and gardens makes up for the simple mystery."
Fascination with a ruined faux castle involves an artist in a case of murder in North Wales. Read full book review >
ILL MET BY MURDER by Elizabeth J. Duncan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 13, 2016

"Duncan's second Catskills mystery (Untimely Death, 2015, etc.) is a delightful cozy with plenty of interesting characters and a touch of midlife romance."
A Shakespeare play, a pre-wedding party, and a murder are all in a day's work for a clever costume mistress in upstate New York. Read full book review >
MURDER ON THE HOUR by Elizabeth J. Duncan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 12, 2016

"Whatever else you can say about appealing Penny, she doesn't let romance distract her from her search for a killer. Information about appraisals and local color enhance the story's charm but fail to make it very mysterious."
Murder is an unintended consequence when Antiques Cymru comes to a Welsh town.Read full book review >
UNTIMELY DEATH by Elizabeth J. Duncan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"In a departure from Wales and her Penny Brannigan series (Slated For Death, 2015, etc.), Duncan introduces a charming new sleuth and plenty of quirky characters sure to appeal to her base and to cozy fans in general."
A costume mistress helps solve a dastardly murder. Read full book review >
SLATED FOR DEATH by Elizabeth J. Duncan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 14, 2015

"But the tutorial on slate mining and plenty of local color make for an entertaining entry in this long-running series."
A murder in a Welsh slate mine challenges an amateur sleuth. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"Although its mystery isn't the best among Duncan's Welsh cozies (A Killer's Christmas in Wales, 2011, etc.), this latest entry provides flashes of local color and the usual likable characters."
A mercantile rivalry turns murderous for Canadian expat Penny Brannigan. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"Duncan's latest English cozy continues to flesh out her recurring characters while providing more sound mystery-mongering."
Murder threatens to spoil the Christmas celebrations in a quiet Welsh town. Read full book review >