Search Results: "Carola Dunn"


BOOK REVIEW

A MOURNING WEDDING by Carola Dunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 29, 2004

"Daisy's in rare form here: soothing and smoothing, but all the while snooping as only she can."
Plagued with morning sickness, Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher (Die Laughing, 2003, etc.) still manages to offer her detective husband unsolicited yet pertinent information that helps him solve a string of murders. Read full book review >

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ANTHEM FOR DOOMED YOUTH by Carola Dunn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 5, 2011

"The latest edition to Daisy's long string of investigations (Sheer Folly, 2009, etc.) is amusing and sprightly, and as evocative of the period as ever."
The Honorable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher can't escape involvement in murder no matter how good her intentions. Read full book review >

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BLACK SHIP by Carola Dunn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 4, 2008

"Ever-curious Daisy (The Bloody Tower, 2007, etc.) adds an interesting take on Prohibition to her modest mystery."
A sleuthing couple who move to a new home suspect their new neighbors of murder. Read full book review >

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MANNA FROM HADES by Carola Dunn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 17, 2009

"Shades of Miss Marple. Dunn's departure from Daisy Dalrymple (Black Ship, 2008, etc.) is a serviceable modern-day version of the classic English village mystery."
Welcome to Cornwall, beautiful land of Cornish pasties, cream teas and murder. Read full book review >

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THE CASE OF THE MURDERED MUCKRAKER by Carola Dunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Dunn's tenth—short on detection, long on atmosphere, adventure, and Daisy—will appeal mainly to Dalrymple diehards."
Her wild Atlantic crossing (To Davy Jones Below, 2001) behind her, Daisy Fletcher—the Honorable Daisy Dalrymple that was—now settled comfortably in the genteelly bohemian Hotel Chelsea, faces two challenges: making her ancient Remington typewriter fit to produce the series of travel articles for Abroad magazine that brought her across the pond, and making sense of the gabble the natives talk. Read full book review >

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DIE LAUGHING by Carola Dunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2003

"East, west—home's best for the redoubtable Daisy."
Back from her American honeymoon, Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher (Mistletoe and Murder, 2002, etc.) confronts the horrors of domestic life in St. John's Wood, along with the more pleasurable pastime of helping her Scotland Yard husband solve murders. Read full book review >

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SHEER FOLLY by Carola Dunn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 15, 2009

"Full of country-house charm but by no means the best of Dunn's venerable series starring the aristocratic Daisy and her policeman husband (Black Ship, 2008, etc.)."
Amateur sleuth Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher and her photographer pal Lucy's visit to a stately home becomes less about their planned book on architectural follies and more about murder. Read full book review >

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DAMSEL IN DISTRESS by Carola Dunn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 17, 1997

"A dauntless Daisy, and good-natured fun, if a little fey."
It's 1923 in postWW I England, and the Honorable Philip Petrie—aimless, car-loving younger son of an aristocratic family- -meets Gloria Arbuckle, daughter of an American millionaire, in the countryside near Malvern. Read full book review >

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HEIRS OF THE BODY by Carola Dunn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 10, 2013

"Perhaps not the strongest of Daisy's period mysteries (Gone West, 2012, etc.), but another charming valentine for fans of classic British mysteries."
In 1920s England, a family mystery offers the aristocratic wife of a police officer new scope for her sleuthing. Read full book review >

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GONE WEST by Carola Dunn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 17, 2012

"Dunn (Anthem for Doomed Youth, 2011, etc.) adds another winner to a long string of charming mysteries evocative of the period between the Great Wars."
The wife of a Scotland Yard detective is such a clever sleuth that she's on the scene before her husband. Read full book review >

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DEAD IN THE WATER by Carola Dunn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 14, 1998

Daisy Dalrymple, energetic young heroine of this series set in the early '20s (Damsel in Distress, 1997, etc.), is visiting the Henley-on-Thames country house of her aunt Lady Cheringham, and writing a story for an American magazine about the intercollegiate rowing events of the Thames Regatta. Read full book review >

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VALLEY OF THE SHADOW by Carola Dunn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 11, 2012

"Dunn's third Cornish adventure (Manna From Hades, 2009, etc.) offers strong female characters, a double helping of tension and the revival of some largely forgotten history."
A Cornish cliff walk involves some impromptu investigators in a life-and-death situation. Read full book review >