It's a time of turmoil for the village of Turnham Malpas... Peter and Caroline Harris live a comfortable life at the rectory, but their cosy world is shaken up when Caroline's old flame Morgan Jefferson appears. He's intent on convincing her to pursue a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity - in America. What's more, it looks like Caroline's career isn't the only thing Morgan is interested in. Newlyweds Chris and Deborah Templeton seem to be the perfect union. The old, unpredictable Chris has been replaced by a kinder and gentler man, yet he's still plagued by doubt. Where does Deborah disappear to for days on end? Why won't she tell her husband? After the tragic death of his young grandson, Ron Bissett is further devastated when he loses his wife. Sheila Bissett has taken her own life, and no one can fathom why. But when an unexpected letter is received, it soon becomes clear that Sheila was hiding far darker secrets than anyone ever knew.
It's a time of turmoil for the village of Turnham Malpas.
Author: Rebecca Shaw
Publisher: Hachette UK
Author: Keitumetse Gasebatho
Someone steals artifacts from a Navajo reservation.
Someone steals artifacts from a Navajo reservation. Someone steals artifacts from a Navajo reservation.
Author: Gertrude Chandler Warner
Publisher: Albert Whitman
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Ronnie was in the hayloft sliding down the piles of newly-stacked hay when he heard the car drive up into the yard and come to a stop. Spitting a mouthful of hayseeds from his lips and tongue, he ran over to the open doors and peered down into the yard.
Ronnie was in the hayloft sliding down the piles of newly-stacked hay when he heard the car drive up into the yard and come to a stop.
Author: Elbert M. Hoppenstedt
Publisher: BEYOND BOOKS HUB
In the sleepy village of Over Hampton lies a small cottage with a picture-perfect garden... but inside the ivy-covered walls a woman is dead on the bathroom floor. The warm summer weather is giving Sukey Reynolds a chance to enjoy the stunning English countryside around her new home. She has met a handsome local journalist, and there might be a new romance on the cards. Everything is quiet at work too. So when the village doctor calls, saying he is sure there is something fishy about one of his patients' deaths, Sukey follows up his claims. Well-liked and kindly Adelaide Minchin was found by her milkman, and appears to have died in a fall. Sukey can find no evidence to the contrary, but promises the doctor she will keep his theory in mind. Meanwhile, the police force is suddenly very busy after two young girls go missing in the very same village. It's all hands on deck to bring them home safely, but as Sukey investigates the last place the girls were seen, she realises it was very close to Adelaide's cottage... Is it possible that the cases are linked? Sukey's colleagues are not convinced by her hunch, so she does some sleuthing in her spare time, determined to prove them wrong. In the close-knit village she has no shortage of possible suspects: was it the benevolent builders, the frazzled new father or the muddled milkman...? And can she find the real culprit, and bring the girls back home, before any more innocent lives are lost? An absolutely unputdownable, one-sitting read, perfect for fans of Agatha Christie, Faith Martin and Joy Ellis! This book was previously published as Miss Minchin Dies. What readers are saying about Betty Rowlands: 'Riveting, can't put it down! I love this story... a wonderfully twisted tale of a crime that has more twists than I thought possible... fantastic.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'OMG I loved this book! A proper whodunnit with great characters and a fabulous plot. This reminded me of the Agatha Christie mysteries I used to read as a child... Excited for the next in the series!' Mrs Roadley Reads, 5 stars 'BRILLIANT!... Having read and enjoyed the Melissa Craig series as well, I find the Sukey Reynolds even more engaging and I can't wait to read more in this series!' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'It was unwise of me to begin this book in late afternoon because it held me to the pages until I finished it!... diabolical twists and red herrings... addictive!' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'Betty Rowlands is the mistress of cozy whodunits... I simply cannot wait for the next book in the series to be released... A fantastic series.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'Yay, a new series by Betty Rowlands and a new heroine to cheer for in Sukey Reynolds. I am a huge fan of this author's books and this one with all its twists and turns is another delicious book and series to follow.' NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars
Adelaide Minchin is found dead in her bathroom.
Author: Betty Rowlands
Publisher: Sukey Reynolds Mystery
Author: Benjamin Franklin Mason
Meet Belinda Penshurst. Castle owner, dog lover... crime solver? Belinda Penshurst loves her home village Little Challham, with its shady lanes, two pubs and weekly market, and she's determined to keep it peaceful. She may live in Challham Castle but she knows almost everything that goes on under her nose. So when irritable pub landlord Tipper is found dead in his cellar, she's perfectly placed to investigate. Retired detective Harry Powell moved to Little Challham for a quiet life. He didn't expect to be dragged into a murder investigation. But the police don't seem half as enthusiastic as Belinda about the case, and there are strange things happening in the village. Particularly the number of dogs that have disappeared lately... Is there a dognapper snaffling schnauzers and luring away Labradors? Is Belinda barking mad to be worried that her brother Marcus was arguing with Tipper on the day he died? Belinda and Harry track down the suspects: the rival landlord, the outraged barmaid, the mysterious man in the black car following dogwalkers around. But are the dogged detectives running out of time to sniff out the killer, before he starts hounding them? A charming cozy mystery full of laughs and eccentric characters. Fans of M.C. Beaton, H.Y. Hanna and Emily Organ will love the first novel in the Belinda Penshurst series! See what readers are saying about Murder in the Village 'Wonderful... I absolutely adored this book! Had me reading and finishing the book in no time! I highly recommend this book! Stunning, a page-turner which stays long in the memory!' NetGalley reviewer 'What a great start to a new series!... A lively, spark-filled investigation... Wonderfully entertaining with the perfect set of ingredients.' Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'Charming... A super quick read perfect for the beach!' Bless Their Hearts Mom, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'A zany cast of characters, most of whom are suspected of being dognappers, murderers or both. A humorous mystery perfect for dog lovers' Goodreads reviewer 'Fun, full of mystery... Top notch cosy crime... Has a kind of Midsomer Murders vibe and in spite of the murderer on the loose, kept me smiling from start to finish... Fabulous... I can't wait to see what this fabulous duo get up to next. Fans of cosy mysteries (and dog lovers) are just going to eat this up.' Jen Med's Book Reviews 'Excellent village mayhem and murder' NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
See what readers are saying about Murder in the Village 'Wonderful... I absolutely adored this book! Had me reading and finishing the book in no time! I highly recommend this book! Stunning, a page-turner which stays long in the memory!
Author: Lisa Cutts
Publisher: A Belinda Penshurst Mystery
For a limited time only, you can get a free copy of Penelope Sotheby's first novella "Murder at the Inn" - click here to find out more > bit.ly/1I13tWf (just copy and paste into your browser) "It looks like a boning knife, Diane thinks, before the immediate threat to her safety sinks in. Whatever kind of knife it may be, the shimmer of the blade suggests it is sharp. The daydream finally allows reality to set in. Diane's heart skips two, maybe three, beats, before she washes her hands as was demanded." Mystery novelist Diane Dimbleby lives in one of the most charming and safest places in the country. So when she discovers a dead stranger while taking a stroll through Apple Mew's village green, she and the entire town are shocked. Who is he? How did he die? This isn't the first time Inspector Darrell Crothers has run into Diane at the scene of a crime. His instincts are telling him he's going to need her uncanny skills again, but he's still feeling a bit irritated by her amateur sleuthing. Diane and Inspector Crothers forge an unofficial partnership during the investigation after an autopsy reveals that the deceased was the victim of a heinous offense. When Diane uncovers an overlooked clue that leads the Inspector to an evil crime syndicate, neither of them can fathom just how far the killers will go to protect their empire. Now, Diane's life is at stake and the Inspector must race against the clock if he wants to save her from becoming the group's next victim. A curious writer. Double-crossing killers. A determined detective. Murder on the Village Green--A Diane Dimbleby Cozy Mystery is the first in a series of books by author Penelope Sotheby. If you are a fan of cozy mysteries that contain an ingenious but modest woman sleuth then you will love Diane Dimbleby's first adventure. Interview with the Author Q - Can you tell us more about your book "Murder in Bermuda: An Anna Winters Cozy Mystery" and the Cozy Mystery Set "Murder in Paradise." What is it about? A - This book is about Anna Winters, a wedding planner, who is tasked with solving a murder at a wedding reception she is overseeing. There are various suspects and Anna has to interview them and sift through the clues to find out who the culprit is. Over the course of this whodunit series Anna transitions from being a good wedding planner to one of the top whodunit detectives. Q - Who would this book appeal to, who is your target market? A - Women between 35 - 65 but anyone really who loves whodunit books. Q - Can you tell us more about Anna Winters? Who is she? A - Anna is in her mid-30s and British. She is a London based wedding planner for a hotel chain but currently doing a tour of islands where the chain has hotels and performing wedding planning services for the rich and famous. Q - For those of us who are unfamiliar with the term "Cozy Mystery" what does it mean? A - A cozy mystery is a mystery novel without the graphic sex or violence that one might expect from some whodunit mysteries. It is a very popular genre at the moment with many cozy mystery free kindle books currently on Amazon. Q - Can you tell us more about yourself, what do you do other than write Murder Mysteries? A - I am a mother and a grandmother. I am an avid gardener and host Murder Mystery weekends. I currently live in Cambridge, England. Other than writing, I do of course spend lots of time reading whodunit mysteries.
Over the course of this whodunit series Anna transitions from being a good wedding planner to one of the top whodunit detectives. Q - Who would this book appeal to, who is your target market?
Author: Penelope Sotheby
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Author: Benjamin Franklin Mason
An English cottage to die for . . It’s spring in England, and location scout Kate Sharp has returned to the quaint village of Nether Woodsmoor with its lush gardens, budding hedgerows, and mellow stone cottages to work on a Jane Austen television documentary. The unique opportunity also gives her the chance to explore a possible romance with Alex, the deliciously rumpled local scout. Rumors of recently discovered Jane Austen letters stir up the production, but then an unidentified young woman dies in a fire in a village cottage, and the police investigation narrows to focus on the documentary crew. Desperate to keep her job and help a friend under suspicion, Kate delves into the search for the identity of the woman. Who was she? What was her connection to the seemingly sleepy village? And who in the village is lying? Delve into this traditional British mystery from USA Today bestselling author Sara Rosett and escape to an English village. MURDER ON LOCATION SERIES: Book One - Death in the English Countryside Book Two - Death in an English Cottage Book Three - Death in a Stately Home Book Four - Death in an Elegant City Book Five - Menace at the Christmas Market (Novella) Book Six - Death in an English Garden Book Seven - Death at an English Wedding Have you read Sara Rosett’s other mystery series? If you like historical mysteries with lady detectives, check out the HIGH SOCIETY LADY DETECTIVE mystery series. The complete book list can be found at: sararosett.com/high-society-lady-detective-mystery-series/ If you like travel with your mystery, check out the ON THE RUN INTERNATIONAL MYSTERIES. The complete book list can be found at: http://sararosett.com/on-the-run-mystery-series/
MURDER ON LOCATION SERIES: Book One - Death in the English Countryside Book Two - Death in an English Cottage Book Three - Death in a Stately Home Book Four - Death in an Elegant City Book Five - Menace at the Christmas Market (Novella) ...
Author: Sara Rosett
Publisher: Sara Rosett