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Dolly is Dead
Dolly Beaugard was a pillar of the community and a tower of strength for her eccentric family. When her body washed ashore on the Maine coast, the police ruled it a homicide. Who would murder dear Dolly, and what connection is there, if any, between her murder and the deaths of two of the most disreputable members of the community whose bodies washed ashore at the same spot a few days before? At the request of Dolly's family, college professor and amateu...
Intensive Scare Unit
J .S. Borthwick St. Martin's, Feb 2004, 24.95, 384 pp. ISBN 03123249401 After a dizzy spell when she almost loses consciousness Julia Clancy is forced by her employee to go to the emergency room where she notices a man sitting quietly in the waiting room looking like he wants to go ten rounds with Lennox Lewis. While she is being examined, she sees the same man in the cubicle next to hers. The man turns out to be the former CEO of the hospital...
Murder In The Rough
St. Martin's, Mar 2002, 24.95, 366 pp. ISBN: 0312288298 Dr. Sarah Deane is between assignments. She just completed a substitute teaching job at a Massachusetts girls' boarding school and has not yet started her English classes at Maine's Bowmouth College. Her mother-in-law Elspeth has invited Sarah to come to their Maine home for several family celebrations. However, instead of an idyllic respite, Sarah arrives in time for father-son...
My Body Lies Over the Ocean
This is the ninth book in the "Sarah Deane" series by this author and by far this is the most disappointing of all the books in the series. It involves an ocean crossing during the maiden voyage of an ocean liner and a silly revenge plot by descendants of victims of the Titanic disaster in 1912. People whose ancestors were in steerage class on the Titanic and not able to get in to life boats reserved for first class passengers are on the current s...
The Garden Plot
This is a quite interesting mystery that continues the growth of Sarah Deane. The plot moves slowly but consistently with new actions introduced along the way that all tie together at the end. Sarah becomes a more "stand on her own" woman and shows her gumption to get involved and take action. Excellent eigth book in this series....
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