Search Results: "Ann Granger"


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SAY IT WITH POISON by Ann Granger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 18, 1991

"A neat plot with convincing psychological underpinning and a refreshingly tart, down to earth heroine auger well for future adventures of Meredith and Markby."
A trimly competent first novel set in Westerfield, a sleepy Oxfordshire village where Foreign Service Consul Meredith Mitchell has come to attend the wedding of her godchild Sara, daughter of her much married film star cousin Eve Owens. Read full book review >

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CALL THE DEAD AGAIN by Ann Granger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 6, 1999

"Still, warm and lively vignettes of an assortment of local characters will be a big plus for fans of the village scene."
Driving home one evening, Foreign Service worker Meredith Mitchell, longtime girlfriend of Bamford's Superintendent of Police Alan Markby (A Word After Dying, 1998, etc.), picks up a feisty young woman hitchhiker, dropping her, as requested, near Tudor Lodge, home of Carla and Andrew Penhallow and their son Luke. Read full book review >

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SHADES OF MURDER by Ann Granger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 29, 2001

"Still, a good read for Granger's many fans that may even make some new ones."
Bamford Foreign Service worker Meredith Mitchell and Police Superintendent Alan Markby (Beneath These Stones, 2000, etc.), still unmarried, are now sharing bed and board. Read full book review >

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A FINE PLACE FOR DEATH by Ann Granger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 18, 1995

"Interesting people and a nice eye for class distinctions, but the plotting is both uninspired and unbelievable, with two culprits too many."
Girls will be girls with a vengeance. Read full book review >

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A WORD AFTER DYING by Ann Granger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 9, 1998

"Lovers of the village traditional will find little suspense but an adequate measure of leisurely entertainment."
Bamford's Chief Inspector Alan Markby and longtime girlfriend Meredith Mitchell (A Touch of Morality, 1997, etc.) are on holiday in the tiny village of Parsloe St. Read full book review >

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A MORTAL CURIOSITY by Ann Granger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 19, 2008

"Despite some halfhearted red herrings that litter the plot, Lizzie copes nicely with barking dogs, snapping aunts and gentlemen who shade the truth."
Victorian respectability comes under siege. Read full book review >

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COLD IN THE EARTH by Ann Granger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 20, 1993

"Above-average procedural in the classic British mode."
Another chapter in the lives of Chief Inspector Alan Markby, of Bamford in the Cotswolds, and Meredith Mitchell, who's employed by the Consular Service and presently harnessed to a dull job in the London office. Read full book review >

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A CANDLE FOR A CORPSE by Ann Granger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 12, 1996

"Strictly for the most ardent, and patient, fans of the British traditional."
It's the eighth chaotic case for the recently promoted Superintendent Alan Markby (Flowers for His Funeral, 1995, etc.), now back in Bamford and close to longtime girlfriend/amateur sleuth Meredith Mitchell, of the Foreign Service. Read full book review >

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A SEASON FOR MURDER by Ann Granger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 7, 1992

"Add a plus for horse-lovers; for others, a slow-moving, only mildly interesting slog."
A second outing for British consular officer Meredith Mitchell (Say It With Poison) brings her back to England and a new post in London. Read full book review >

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THE COMPANION by Ann Granger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 29, 2007

"Accomplished veteran Granger (That Way Murder Lies, 2005, etc.) knows her history and relates it with charm in this peek at Victorian morals and foibles."
Pity the poor relation. Read full book review >

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WHERE OLD BONES LIE by Ann Granger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"This latest in a series (Murder Among Us, 1993, etc.) has some nice twists, but alas, it moves with the speed of an archaeological excavation: painfully slow."
Ursula Gretton has two problems: She can't seem to convince her archaeology partner, Dan Woollard, that their affair is over, and she can't seem to locate Dan's wife, Natalie, who has disappeared. Read full book review >

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A TOUCH OF MORTALITY by Ann Granger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 14, 1997

"A letdown from the best of the author's previous outings."
Brilliant, cranky scientist Liam Caswell and his wife Sally have moved to Oxfordshire from London. Read full book review >