Search Results: "Veronica Heley"


BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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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FALSE DIAMOND by Veronica Heley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2014

"A pedestrian solution proves Heley slightly off her game in her eighth Abbott entry."
The discovery of a zircon in Dilys Benton's engagement ring sends sparks flying in her rich, dysfunctional family. Read full book review >

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MURDER OF IDENTITY by Veronica Heley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2007

"Although we know the killer's identity from the beginning, Ellie's efforts to unmask him are nicely woven into the busy plot."
No good deed goes unpunished in Ellie Quicke's seventh adventure. 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 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 >

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MURDER FOR NOTHING by Veronica Heley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"Heley's latest round of good versus evil is most likely to appeal to fans who like their puzzles uncluttered by moral complexity."
Philanthropist Ellie Quicke solves the murder of a young woman she doesn't know in a house she doesn't own. Read full book review >

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FALSE WALL by Veronica Heley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"Indomitable Bea barely wilts in the face of adversity and even finds time to give the police a hand."
Provider of domestic services Bea Abbot (False Impression, 2015 etc.) suffers domestic problems aplenty when a neighbor knocks his garden wall into her yard. Read full book review >

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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 >