Search Results: "Veronica Heley"


BOOK REVIEW

MURDER IN THE PARK by Veronica Heley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2008

"Even though Heley once more reveals the perpetrator early on, Ellie (Murder of Identity, 2007, etc.) is such a complex and likable heroine that we follow her exploits with bated breath."
Ellie Quicke becomes involved in a hunt for answers when her cousin Roy's wife witnesses a killing by a dog in a local park. Read full book review >

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FALSE ALARM by Veronica Heley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2013

"The Abbot Agency's seventh outing will be just the thing for readers who like their cozies with a bit of bite."
Domestic matters both personal and professional loom large for the owner of the Abbot Agency (False Report, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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FALSE IMPRESSION by Veronica Heley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2015

"The no-nonsense exposition leads to endless distracting eruptions, a Rube Goldberg-esque finale and an uncharacteristically overextended postlude. Not Bea's finest hour."
Bea Abbot and her suburban London domestic employment agency get caught in the middle of a pitched battle over who's going to control the corporation Holland Holdings. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER IN MIND by Veronica Heley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Ellie's 12th is right on the money, with the heroine giving as good as she gets in her tangles with the boneheaded local constabulary."
Ellie Quicke (Murder My Neighbor, 2011, etc.) takes a break from redecorating to help the family of her daughter's fiance escape death. Read full book review >

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MURDER BY ACCIDENT by Veronica Heley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Ellie's return to the world of romance livens this well-clued whodunit."
Ellie Quicke's latest adventure explores the limits of friendship and family loyalty. Read full book review >

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MURDER WITH MERCY by Veronica Heley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Heley's 13th finds Ellie beleaguered but resolute as ever as she deals with the fallout from hell-bound good intentions."
Ellie Quicke has her hands full with daughter Diana's pregnancy, a spot of sabotage in her latest renovation project, a bout of flu in her household and, of course, murder. Read full book review >

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FALSE STEP by Veronica Heley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2009

"Clever clueing and a shocking solution place what would otherwise have been a routine cozy above the competition."
Something doesn't sit right with Bea Abbott (False Charity, 2007, etc.) when her employee finds a client dead, an apparent suicide. Read full book review >

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FALSE REPORT by Veronica Heley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2012

"Heley's seventh Abbot Agency entry may be her most delicate and best balanced yet."
An old friend talks Bea Abbot (False Money, 2011, etc.) into helping a musician caught in a honey trap. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FALSE FIRE  by Veronica Heley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2017

"The 11th case for Heley's smart, unflappable heroine (False Wall, 2016, etc.) proves once more that dysfunctional families can be combustible."
Fire disrupts a British family gathering. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN THE GARDEN by Veronica Heley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2005

"A fine balance of outer sleuthing and inner delving."
The discovery of a body in the yard next door forces Ellie Quicke (Murder by Accident, 2003, etc.) to take a long hard look at her neighborhood, her family, and herself. Read full book review >

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MURDER BY SUSPICION by Veronica Heley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Heley offers another solid outing for Ellie, who isn't slowed down a bit by the passage of time."
British minister's wife Ellie Quicke (Murder in Time, 2014, etc.) struggles to keep her housekeeper safe from a religious cult. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN HOUSE by Veronica Heley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Standard fare from an author whose puzzles take a back seat to domestic affairs."
An unscrupulous developer and his family threaten a middle-aged newlywed's connubial bliss. Read full book review >