Search Results: "Carola Dunn"


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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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SUPERFLUOUS WOMEN by Carola Dunn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 9, 2015

"Fans of classic British mysteries and Dunn's clever heroine will find plenty of local color and red herrings in her latest charmer."
The wife of a high-ranking Scotland Yard detective finds herself involved in yet another murder case. Read full book review >

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TO DAVY JONES BELOW by Carola Dunn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2001

"Daisy's legion of fans will be delighted."
The eighth adventure for Dunn's 1920s busybody/heroine Daisy Dalrymple (Rattle His Bones, 2000, etc.), married at last to Inspector Alec Fletcher of Scotland Yard and on a honeymoon that will take them to America aboard the Talavera, all expenses paid. Read full book review >

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THE BLOODY TOWER by Carola Dunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Another fan-pleaser in Dunn's long-running period series (Gunpowder Plot, 2006, etc.)."
The blood-soaked Tower of London claims still another victim. 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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BURIED IN THE COUNTRY by Carola Dunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 13, 2016

"Ideal for those on a walking tour of Cornwall or anyone looking for a twist or two on the familiar cozy formula."
Intrigue comes to 1960s Cornwall in this fourth case for the sensible, keenly observant widow Eleanor Trewynn (The Valley of the Shadow, 2012, etc.). 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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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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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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RATTLE HIS BONES by Carola Dunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2000

"Strictly for diehard Daisy fans."
A new adventure for gutsy features reporter Daisy Dalrymple, a daughter of the 1920s aristocracy (Styx and Stones, 1999, etc.), who's engaged to Scotland Yard's Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher—a fiancé her mother, the Dowager Lady Dalrymple, finds as objectionable as her profession. Read full book review >

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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 >