Book List:31 titles
  • American Anglophile Dorothy Martin heads to the picturesque city of Victoria on Vancouver Island to investigate a series of petty crimes – that soon turn deadly. When Dorothy Martin and her ex-policeman husband Alan are asked by some good friends t...


  • American Anglophile Dorothy Martin uncovers strange goings-on when she attends the christening of an English aristocrat. Dorothy Martin and her husband Alan have been invited to rural Suffolk to take part in the christening of the newest member of th...


  • When a wealthy Iraqi couple disappear following a concert at Sherebury Cathedral, American Anglophile Dorothy Martin investigates. When Dorothy Martin and her husband Alan meet the wealthy Ahmad family, they are charmed by their courtesy, their pe...


  • Quelle horreur! A French holiday leads to disaster for American Anglophile Dorothy Martin in this engaging new cozy mystery. When Dorothy Martin goes to France -- alone because Alan is stuck back home in Sherebury with a broken ankle -- she worri...


  • A holiday on the picturesque island of Alderney leads to a case of cold-blooded murder for American Anglophile Dorothy Martin. When Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired police detective Alan Nesbitt, decide to visit the beautiful island of Ald...


  • American Anglophile Dorothy Martin tackles a tricky puzzle in the historic university town of Cambridge Dorothy Martin isn’t overly enthusiastic when her husband, retired police detective Alan Nesbitt, invites her to accompany him to a conferen...


  • Murder threatens to disturb the creativeness of Sherebury’s art college One late-summer’s evening, before the beginning of the new term, Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired police detective Alan Nesbitt, are guests at Sherebury University ...


  • Dorothy Martin’s husband, Alan Nesbitt, is heavily involved in the complex and lengthy process of choosing a new bishop for Sherebury Cathedral. The very day that the short list is announced publicly, one of the candidates is found murdered in his ...


  • Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired Chief Constable Alan Nesbitt, go on a trip to Orkney in Scotland to visit an old friend and see some intriguing Stone Age excavations. They realize there’s considerable dissension between the archaeologists a...






  • Dorothy Martin is in Wales for an opera full of passion, drama . . . and murder. Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired Chief Constable Alan Nesbitt, are invited to join their close friends Nigel and Inga Evans at a Welsh music festival. Amid th...


  • Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired Chief Constable Alan Nesbitt, have just visited Buckingham Palace, where Alan was awarded the George Cross, when they and a friend, retired Chief Inspector Jonathan Quinn, stumble across the body of a young gir...


  • Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired Chief Constable Alan Nesbitt, are on holiday in the idyllic English village of Broadway when they stumble across the body of a man who appears to have fallen down a disused quarry. When it is revealed that the ...


  • It's a heat wave in more ways than one in the summer of 1905, as strikes, arson, and train wrecks threaten the fabric of civilized society in South Bend, Indiana. In the tumultuous first years of the twentieth century, anarchy seems to rule, with the...


  • When Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired Chief Constable Alan Nesbitt, are invited to a country house weekend, they expect nothing more explosive than the Guy Fawkes fireworks. Having read every Agatha Christie ever written, Dorothy should have k...


  • Once housemaid to the wealthy Studebaker family in South Bend, Indiana, Hilda Johansson is now married and living a well-to-do life with her new husband. But her Swedish family doesn't get along with his Irish relations. She's having trouble finding ...



  • Dark Fete Dorothy Martin never expected the local church fund-raiser to turn deadly, but when a local woman is poisoned by strawberry jam made by Dorothy's neighbor and best friend, Jane Langland, Dorothy uses her delicious brownies and her sleuth...



  • When the body of Bill Fanshawe, curator of the museum in the quaint English town of Sherebury, is found dead in the Roman tunnels beneath the museum, Dorothy Martin's heart goes out to the octogenarian's close friend Jane Langland. But what at first ...


  • "She thought the lack of cranberry sauce was going to be her biggest problem, but a missing schoolteacher, a murdered man, a troubled child, and a call for help were difficulties Dorothy Martin most definitely hadn't foreseen." "She had wanted to hav...


  • Hilda Johansson had thought things would improve once her entire family had moved to the United States. Of course, she'd known that her mother and older brother wouldn't be happy about her choice of beau, Irish Catholic Patrick Cavanaugh, but she's c...


  • LIKE MOTHER, LIKE DAUGHTER While Dorothy Martin loves nearly everything about England--especially her new husband, retired police detective Alan Nesbitt--she could do without September's incessant rain. The lure of the sunshine of Cornwall's pictu...


  • In her third mildly pleasant encounter with villainy (after 2000's Killing Cassidy), full-time housekeeper and part-time sleuth Hilda Johansson suggests that once upon a time wasn't always what it was cracked up to be. Take turn-of-the-century Americ...


  • MURDER IN A SMALL TOWN Though a' opted Anglophile Dorothy Martin is quite content with her new life in a cozy English village, she looks forward to an unexpected trip back to her Indiana hometown. Sadly, it is the sudden death of a longtime friend...



  • A charming, quick-witted woman of a certain age, Dorothy Martin once more finds herself embroiled in a most puzzling crime...and a saga of greed, jealousy and murder. The victim: a fellow American, her seat companion on a commuter train to London....


  • (1st in Hilda Johansson Mystery series) The year is 1900 and Hilda Johansson is a young Swedish woman working in the South Bend, Indiana, home of the Studebaker family. She faces the typical problems of an immigrant and the demands of a job that is b...


  • Dorothy Martin's husband, the illustrious Chief Constable Nesbitt, has long claimed that if the Olympics held an event for conclusion jumping, Dorothy would be a contender for the gold medal. Her bold American ways occasionally offend the Brits' prop...


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    Vacation can be murder... A peaceful vacation on the charming Scottish island of Iona sounds idyllic to sometime sleuth Dorothy Martin. But Dorothy soon finds that while Iona is charming, her vacation won't be peaceful. Thrown in with a bickering Am...






  • A LOVELY OLD BUILDING HIDES A NASTY CRIME A Shereby resident for a year now, American Dorothy Martin is still learning her way around the charming English cathedral town. But she recognizes a dead body when she sees one. As town debate rages over ...


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    IT'S A BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS-- EXCEPT FOR THE DEAD BODY Dorothy Martin is an inquisitive American widow who has relocated to Sherebury, a small college town outside of London, after the death of her beloved husband. Although it's difficult to get in...