Ann Purser


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    Cozy Mystery

    Dec-2014

    A Lois Meade Mystery - 14

    Lois Meade has done enough buffing and polishing over the years with her cleaning business, New Brooms, to know that all that glitters is not gold. So when a bag of costume jewelry is the main clue in a murder, she has a strong suspicion that appeara...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Apr-2014

    An Ivy Beasley Mystery - 5

    Retiree Ivy Beasley, a college student? Interested in penning her memoirs, Ivy decides to take a creative writing course. But it's hard to find time to put pen to paper when this current chapter is so full of lies, jealousy and murder... Rumors a...

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    Cozy Mystery

    Dec-2013

    A Lois Meade Mystery - 13

    Lois Meade has scrubbed her way through the homes in Long Farnden, and she’s not afraid of dusting cobwebs and killing a few bugs. But in her role as amateur sleuth, she’s learning that if there’s one thing to beware of, it’s a snake in the g...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    May-2013

    An Ivy Beasley Mystery - 4

    Save the date: Ivy Elizabeth Beasley is ready to share her golden years and plans to wed Roy Vivian Goodman on the fifth of May. A spinster no more, the private eye is in for marriage, murder, and mishaps galore... It’s the talk of Ivy Beasley'...

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    Cozy Mystery

    Dec-2012

    A Lois Meade Mystery - 12

    She’s had her hands full sorting out both clues and clutter in the village of Long Farnden. But a mother’s work is never done, and Lois Meade is discovering detective work is both dirty and dangerous… A wedding is always a happy occasion, e...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    May-2012

    An Ivy Beasley Mystery - 3

    In a brand-new mystery from the author of The Measby Murder Enquiry, the cantankerous golden years gumshoe Ivy Beasley keeps her mental faculties sharp with a strict regimen of crime detection. Apart from the unwelcome noise made by the morning c...

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    Cozy Mystery

    Dec-2011

    A Lois Meade Mystery - 11

    She's worked through all the days of the week, turning up clues and scrubbing up both messes and murderers in the village of Long Farnden. But crime is a persistent stain... Magistrate Mrs. Tollervey-Jones represents the upper crust of the village...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    May-2011

    An Ivy Beasley Mystery - 2

    The author of The Hangman's Row Enquiry presents a brand new mystery, as cantankerous spinster Ivy Beasley finds that spending her golden years in the quaint village of Barrington won't be as quiet as she thought. Ivy hasn't been in assisted livin...

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    Cozy Mystery

    Dec-2010

    A Lois Meade Mystery - 10

    She's worked through all the days of the week, turning up clues and scrubbing up both messes and murderers in the village of Long Farnden. But crime is a persistent stain, and Lois Meade is finding that sleuthing is rarely a spotless endeavor... A c...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    May-2010

    An Ivy Beasley Mystery - 1

    In this new series, Purser turns the spotlight on the beloved character of Ivy Beasley -- a spinster as cantankerous as she is clever -- who's found a silver lining in her golden years as an amateur sleuth. Ivy Beasley may have been moved to assiste...

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    Cozy Mystery

    Dec-2009

    A Lois Meade Mystery - 9

    She's worked through all the days of the week, turning up clues and scrubbing up both messes and murderers in the village of Long Farnden. But crime is a persistent stain, and Lois Meade is finding that sleuthing is rarely a spotless endeavor... Loi...

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    Cozy Mystery

    Nov-2008

    A Lois Meade Mystery - 8

    She's worked through all of the days of the week, turning up clues and scrubbing up both messes and murderers in the village of Long Farriden. But crime is a persistent stain, and Lois Meade is finding that sleuthing takes up as much time as she can ...

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    Cozy Mystery

    Jul-2007

    A Lois Meade Mystery - 7

    She's mopped up Murder on Monday and sussed out Secrets on Saturday. Surely Sunday, of all days, should be crime free. But working-class mum, cleaner extraordinaire, and part-time sleuth Lois Meade is about to discover that not everyone believes in ...

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    Cozy Mystery

    Aug-2006

    A Lois Meade Mystery - 6

    She's mopped up Murder on Monday and flushed out Fear on Friday. But on Saturday, working-class mum and cleaner extraordinaire Lois Meade finds that part-time sleuths never catch a day off... Gossip thrives in the village of Long Farnden and Lois ...

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    Cozy Mystery

    Nov-2005

    A Lois Meade Mystery - 5

    She's mopped up Murder on Monday. She's tidied up Terror on Tuesday. She's wiped up Weeping on Wednesday. And she's threshed out Theft on: Thursday. But on Friday, working-class mum and cleaner extraordinaire Lois Meade finds that there's always work...

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    Cozy Mystery

    Jan-2005

    A Lois Meade Mystery - 4

    She's mopped up Murder on Monday. She's tidied up Terror on Tuesday. And she's wiped up Weeping on Wednesday. But on Thursday, working-class mum and cleaner extraordinaire Lois Meade earns that some work days can be a real killer... In the village...

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    Cozy Mystery

    Jan-2004

    A Lois Meade Mystery - 3

    She's mopped up Murder on Monday. She's tidied up Terror on Tuesday. This Wednesday, working-class mum and housecleaner extraordinaire Lois Meade returns for more mystery--but it seems that someone wants her to wash her hands of it all... Long Far...

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    Cozy Mystery

    May-2003

    A Lois Meade Mystery - 2

    After mopping up Murder on Monday, working-class mum Lois Meade is back cleaning houses for a living near the quaint village of Long Farnden--and solving mysteries on the side... Housecleaning is hard work. But when Lois decides to take a little b...

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    Cozy Mystery

    Aug-2002

    A Lois Meade Mystery - 1

    MEET LOIS MEADE--a working-class mum who cleans houses for a living but makes solving murders her business... A devoted wife and mother of three, Lois Meade cleans several houses in the quaint village of Long Farnden. Though her profession has giv...

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    General Fiction

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    General Fiction

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    General Fiction

    In the tranquil village of Round Ringford, trouble is brewing. From the Post Office Stores, Peggy Palmer sees upheaval in her own life as her new marriage is threatened. Fighting jealousy and suspicion, she battles with herself as well as her husba...

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    General Fiction

    When Robert Bates marries Mandy, a girl from the town, his parents do not approve. Robert is from an old farming family and he is turning his back on farming by establishing a motor maintenance garage at the bottom of their garden. But Mandy and Robe...

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    General Fiction

    Round Ringford is a village in England. It is a small village, but beginning to be touched by urban life. It has one or two commuters, and is likely to have more as the nearby motorway is extended. But mostly it is old rivalries, and having lived the...

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    General Fiction

    It is a year since Ivy Beasley, an ageing spinster with a waspish tongue and an all seeing eye, watched with deep suspicion as her new neighbours, the Palmers, moved into Round Ringford Post Office. Peggy Palmer's warm friendship with unhappily mar...

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    General Fiction

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