Book List:28 titles
  • Lady Balaclava keels over midway through a house party, having apparently been poisoned. The most obvious suspects are her Ladyship's daughters and their (suspiciously foreign) husbands: Leave it to Henry Tibbet to head off to the Continent to check ...


  • Warmth. urbane charm. Clever plotting. Slyly wicked sense of humor. All these words describe the novels and short stories of Patricia Moyes, who is, in the words of Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection, one of mystery's "finest practitioners." Under...


  • in Malice Domestic 5

    Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Phyllis A. Whitney, author of more than seventy bestsellers, presides over a salon of today's wittiest writers of mystery in this sparkling new addition to the series. MALICE DOMESTIC 5 once again delivers the ...


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    When Susan Gardiner unexpectedly inherits an old country inn outside London, she inherits as well a long-lost distant cousin. A few years her senior and very attractive, Cousin James is also very attentive. Soon, love blooms. But just as soon, murder...


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    When an old friend from the newly independent Caribbean nation of Tampica turns up in London afraid for her life, claiming the island has become a haven for the traffic of cocaine --"white girl" in island parlance--Henry and Emmy Tibbett agree to hel...


  • in Murder Most Cozy

    A collection of mystery stories culled from the pages of Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine and Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine features stories by Dorothy Sayers, Margery Allingham, Michael Innes, and others....


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    As passengers board the overnight ferry from the Netherlands to England, a desperate little man frantically pleads for a cabin as if his life depended on it. But the ship is overbooked, and his only choice is to sleep in a lounge with everyone else, ...


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    When Henry Tibbett receives an anonymous crossword puzzle in the mail, he assumes it is just a prank. But when, bored with a slow summer, he begins to fill in the empty squares, he realizes he may have something deadly on his hands. The answers are t...


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    While Henry and Emmy Tibbett are enjoying a sunny Caribbean holiday, events take an ominous turn when a shrewd old lady who has been staying at their hotel tells them of her strange experience with a vanishing boat, then herself disappears mysterious...







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    Millionaire Lord Charlton has altered his will in favor of his nephew, Simon Warwick, who had been adopted by American parents when his own were killed in World War 11. But when Lord Charlton dies, two men claiming they are Warwick turn up in London ...


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    A U.S. Senator is found brutally murdered with a machete on the grounds of an exclusive golf club on one of the British Sea-ward Islands. John and Margaret Colville, who operate a modest hotel on the island, ask their friends Chief Superintendent Hen...


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    Sir Edward Ironmonger, the ambassador to the United States from the newly independent island republic of Tampica, and his beautiful, temperamental wife, Mavis, are throwing a party for the Washington diplomatic corps. Despite her promises to behave, ...


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    Henry Tibbett and his wife, Emmy, look forward to a peaceful vacation while visiting Emily's sister in the country village of Gorsemere. However, an emergency phone call involves Henry in a search for a missing dog and quite unexpectedly leads him in...


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    Henry and Emmy Tibbett are on holiday in the picturesque Alpine village of Montarraz when a popular ski instructor is murdered, apparently by his long-suffering wife, who was distraught over his affair with Giselle Arnay, the French film star. Yet th...


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    AKA Who Saw Her Die The aged but indomitable Lady Crystal Balaclava, famous in her younger days for sybaritic socials, is celebrating a birthday at Foxes Trot, her country estate. Detective Inspector Henry Tibbett and his wife Emily are on hand be...


  • Cat looked forward to a great vacation sailing with her friends Tim and Dick. But her carefree plans ran aground when the trio spotted a mysterious red-haired object in the water. Cat thought it was a body. But the police were not convinced, so Ca...


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    No one suspects that the brutal murder of small-time gambler "Flutter" Byers in a seedy English pub has anything to do with a border dispute between two newly formed African nations. At least not until Inspector Henry Tibbett discovers that "Flutter"...


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    The Manciples have always been known to their neighbors as the most eccentric family in the charming village of Cregwall. But nothing has ever started the local tongues wagging so much as when the body of Raymond Mason, who recently has taken a myste...


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    Emmy Tibbett was uneasy about attending her twentieth Royal Air Force reunion. Emmy had been a naive nineteenyear-old auxiliary officer at Dymfield Air Base during the war when she had fallen in love with the handsome hero pilot Beau Guest. She had b...


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    It seemed an easy enough scene for Bob Meakin to play. The handsome but aging star was to jam the eyeglasses on his nose as he rushed down the subway stairs, then look around wildly for his girl. The producer of Northburn Films thought they might be ...


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    The setting is the fast, flip world of London fashion, and the time, the feverishly exciting period just before the latest Paris fashion news is to break. The staff of Style magazine has debated late into the night about which photographs to feature,...


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    In the plush Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, law officers from many countries are assembled to discuss the control of drug smuggling. Among them is Inspector Henry Tibbett, who is representing Britain, while his wife, Emmy, enjoys a holida...


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    The crusty seafaring folks in the English hamlet of Berrybridge Haven generally agreed: Fog had caused the unfortunate accident that drowned Pete Rawnsley. A few old salts, however, whispered over their pints of bitter in the local pub that it was no...


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    "If you're as hungry as I am for a really good whodunit, you. will welcome the debut of Patricia Moyes," wrote Anthony Boucher in The New York Times Book Review on the publication of this first Inspector Henry Tibbett mystery more than twenty years a...


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    There were three dogs and now one is missing. Emmy Tibbett's sister Jane, a stalwart of the animal-rights movement, and the other locals are a lot more concerned with the fact that one of their number has recently been hauled off to prison for the mi...


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