A Dark and Stormy Night

A Dark and Stormy Night

A Dorothy Martin Mystery

Book - 2010
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When Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired Chief Constable Alan Nesbitt, are invited to a country house weekend at a lovingly restored old mansion, they expect nothing more explosive than the Guy Fawkes fireworks. Having read every Agatha Christie ever written, Dorothy should have known better, but even she could not have anticipated the terror that is unleashed by an epic storm and the discovery of a body among the roots of a fallen oak tree. Rendered isolated and incommunicado by the storm, Dorothy and Alan need to work out what in the world has been happening at ancient Branston Abbey, but they soon find that their investigation uncovers some nasty surprises.--From inside front book jacket.
Publisher: Sutton, Surrey, England : Severn House, ©2010
ISBN: 9780727869838
9781847513151
Branch Call Number: DAMS
Characteristics: 183 p. ; 23 cm

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athena14
Feb 10, 2017

Warning: I developed a migraine headache while reading this book (Central volume) at page 50. I think a previous reader must have drenched the page with fragrance.

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maipenrai
Dec 20, 2016

(The tenth book in the Dorothy Martin series)

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thebritlass
May 14, 2016

The quintessential British mystery - an isolated country home cut off due to weather, an assortment of characters that don't really know each other, multiple dead bodies (old and new), and a surprisingly sympathetic ending.

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