Category Archives: Mystery

The Body in the Library

How did Ruby Keene come to be lying in the library of the well-known aristocrat and genteel family, the Bantry’s? What are the moral repercussions for Mr. Bantry? and, if every suspect in the case has an alibi, how can … Continue reading

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Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mewed

So far, so good. Every Flavia de Luce mystery I have read so far has kept my interest, entertained and amused me, and provided me with hours of reading enjoyment. Flavia is just as resilient and creative as ever. Still … Continue reading

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Murphy’s Law

Molly Murphy is in trouble. Deciding to flee Ireland in order to avoid prosecution, Molly is able to secure a spot on the next boat out. Leaving in haste, Molly finds that she is able to assume the identity of … Continue reading

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Shadows on the Water

Henry is seeing his sister Kate off on her voyage to visit her daughter and baby grandson in Buenos Aires. “My brother Henry saw me off – with reproaches. Why, he asked, couldn’t I have waited? Why dash off like … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax

Mrs. Pollifax has raised her two children and is a widow in her sixties. “As she passed the desk the engagement calendar caught her eye and she stopped to glance at it with a sense of ennui. This was Monday; … Continue reading

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Sweet Danger

Who is the heir to Averna? Are there any Pontisbrights left to claim this small estate that has suddenly become a much coveted prize property? The dispute over a small parcel of land that an earthquake has revealed to be … Continue reading

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The Tiger in the Smoke

From the very first, this book gripped me. Margery Allingham discloses a mystery right from page two when Meg and her fiance are presented with a dilemma. Meg’s first husband, Major Elginbrodde, thought to have died during the war, has … Continue reading

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