Search Results: "Amy Myers"


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CLASSIC IN THE PITS by Amy Myers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2014

"The complexities of the case play into Myers' strength in dealing with complicated relationships (Classic Mistake, 2013, etc.). The result is a twisty tale packed with auto lore and family secrets."
A stolen Porsche and a murdered man add up to another case for Jack Colby, car detective. Read full book review >

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CLASSIC MISTAKE by Amy Myers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"For a man who prefers a peaceful life, Jack (Classic Calls the Shots, 2012, etc.) certainly gets his share of tough cases. This one will keep you guessing till the last."
A part-time car detective is dropped into yet another nasty case of murder. Read full book review >

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CLASSIC IN THE BARN by Amy Myers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2011

"The series kickoff by the prolific Myers (Murder on the Old Road, 2011, etc.) is very much in the tradition of Dick Francis—no bad thing."
A chance encounter with a 1938 Lagonda V12 involves Jack Colby, Car Detective, in a case of murder. Read full book review >

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TOM WASP AND THE NEWGATE KNOCKER by Amy Myers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 19, 2010

"Oliver Twist meets The Moonstone, with a healthy dose of period language, mores and detail thrown in. A lively treat for Victorian buffs, though heavier going for those outside."
Murder, international intrigue and chimney sweeping in Victorian London. Read full book review >

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MURDER WITH MAJESTY by Amy Myers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Overstuffed period folderol from a veteran (Murder in the Smokehouse, 1997, etc.) who deserves her audience's thanks for reminding them how much Merrie England bric-a-brac was sentimental claptrap from the beginning."
Most historians think King Edward VII spent May Day 1905 in Paris, but Myers explains his impatience with the press's attentiveness to his whereabouts by whisking him away to Farthing Court in Kent to attend the wedding of Lord Arthur Montfoy to American soft-drink heiress Gertrude Pennyfather. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN THE SMOKEHOUSE by Amy Myers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 1997

"For others, a tangled web laced with tedium."
It's 1901, and master chef/sometime sleuth Auguste Didier is honeymooning in England with his Romanov princess bride Tatiana (Murder Makes an Entree, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >

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CLASSIC CALLS THE SHOTS by Amy Myers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2012

"Jack's second case (Classic in the Barn, 2011) offers a thought-provoking look at the world of classic cars and moviemaking along with a swiftly paced mystery."
A call to investigate the theft of a 1935 Auburn speedster drops car detective Jack Colby into a difficult and painful case. Read full book review >

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CLASSIC AT BAY by Amy Myers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2016

"Myers' eighth in the Jack Colby series, one of her best, has a surfeit of suspects, a complicated back story filled with quirky characters, and a surprise ending."
A simple job turns into a tricky case for Jack Colby, Car Detective. Read full book review >

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MURDER ON THE OLD ROAD by Amy Myers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"This is not the most exciting of Myers' Marsh & Daughter mysteries (Murder Takes the Stage, 2009, etc.), but the tried-and-true formula of mystery plus history makes for a pleasant read."
Marsh & Daughter set out on yet another exploration of past misdeeds. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN HELL’S CORNER by Amy Myers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"The convoluted tale from veteran Myers (Murder with Majesty, 1999, etc.) keeps you guessing while providing intriguing insights into the Battle of Britain."
A father-daughter detective team become involved in an ice-cold case while visiting a hotel in rural Kent. Read full book review >

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TOM WASP AND THE MURDERED STUNNER by Amy Myers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 17, 2007

"Myers (Murder in Hell's Corner, 2007, etc.) gets off to a slow start but eventually builds to a satisfactory climax."
Victorian England hides a dark underbelly of misery and degradation along with a vicious murderer. Read full book review >

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MURDER AND THE GOLDEN GOBLET by Amy Myers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Less exciting than Myers's last (Murder in Hell's Corner, 2007, etc.), but there's a sting in the tail that makes wading through all those red herrings worthwhile."
A death in 1961 may hold the clue to the whereabouts of King Arthur's golden goblet. Read full book review >