Books by Margaret Mayhew

BITTER POISON by Margaret Mayhew
Released: April 1, 2016

"Mayhew's good-natured tale of rural village friendships will delight fans of the English countryside while proving a trial to anyone in want of a good puzzle."
An amateur theatrical production has deadly consequences for the village of Frog End. Read full book review >
THE SEVENTH LINK by Margaret Mayhew
Released: Nov. 1, 2014

"Even out of his element, the Colonel (Dry Bones, 2012, etc.) shows wit and tenacity in tackling a problem with no easy solution."
A suspicious death interrupts a holiday in Lincolnshire. Read full book review >
DRY BONES by Margaret Mayhew
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"The latest sedate adventure for the Colonel (Three Silent Things, 2008, etc.) is a pleasant albeit unexciting stroll through village life, perhaps best suited for determined anglophiles."
Even the most upper crust of quiet English villages has its buried corpses. Read full book review >
THREE SILENT THINGS by Margaret Mayhew
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Mayhew (The Boat Girls, 2007, etc.) has melded what might have been a classically cozy English whodunit with oddly dissonant bits of a mournful contemporary novel. The amalgam is as unsatisfying as the conclusion is implausibly convenient."
The colonel (Old Soldiers Never Die, 1999) investigates another murder in his own backyard. Read full book review >
THOSE IN PERIL by Margaret Mayhew
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"Plenty of stiff upper lips and English understatement ('We're in a very tight spot') lend this tidy and predictable story some period charm."
A French artist and a British naval commander fight for their countries and for the love of an English rose during World War II. Read full book review >