Shades of Murder
St. Martin's, Oct 2001, 23.95, 288 pp.
In 1889 at Fourways house in the English village of Bamford, Cora Oakley informs her spouse William she wants a separation. Ailing from an extracted tooth, Cora uses medicine to ease her pain. The next day she is found dead apparently poisoned. The police arrest William who stands trial for her murder.
In 1999 William's descendants, two elderly sisters Damaris and Florence, are... That Way Murder Lies
St. Martin's, Jan 2005, 23.95, 279 pp.
Meredith Mitchell is elated to see her friend Toby Smythe, temporarily home from an overseas assignment, for the first time in a long time. However, Toby is not here on a friendship renewal visit. He needs a favor, but not from Meredith. Toby's relative Alison Jenner needs help as someone has been sending her hate mail that implies that she murdered her Aunt Freida Kemp over two decades a...