Rest You Merry
  • Length:
    10 Books
  • First:
    October 1978
  • Latest:
    August 1997
  • Rating:

Series List in Order

Order Book Genre Date Rating
1 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
2 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
3 Amateur Sleuth / AS 3.5 Buy
4 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
5 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
6 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
7 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
8 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
9 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy

10 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy

Book Descriptions for series: Peter & Helen Shandy

  • Book - 1

    BODIES ARE BAD FOR BUSINESS And Christmas was very big business at Balaclava Agricultural College where the campus ''Illumination" attracted hosts of joyful tourists. So when Professor Peter Shandy found a faculty wife sprawled dead on his living ...

    • / Amateur Sleuth
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 2

    HORSESHOES AREN'T ALWAYS LUCKY The faculty and students at Balaclava Agricultural College thought that whoever turned the horseshoes upside-down in the stables didn't really mean to bring bad luck--until the college's prize sow Belinda is pignappe...

  • Book - 3

    A gruesome murder leads Professor Peter Shandy to uncover an ancient Viking curse. When 105-year-old Hilda Horsefall tells young reporter Cronkite Swope of a stone carved with Norse runes that once sat in the nearby woods, the writer starts saliva...

  • Book - 4

    AN OLD CODGER, A TOMCAT, AND A KILLER The venerable Herbert Ungley wouldn't have been caught dead without his toupee. So when his landlady's cat dragged it into her kitchen, Betsy Lomax knew something was amiss. When she found old Ungley lying beh...

  • Book - 5

    FIELD TRIPS AND EERIE ACCIDENTS Professor Shandy, propagator of the world's most renowned rutabaga and Balaclava College's best amateur sleuth, takes on the case of the Giant Hogweed--a garden pest about to wipe out Britain's lovely hedgerows. Wit...

  • Book - 6

    Avid birdwatcher Professor Peter Shandy of Balaclava Agricultural College scans the wind-swept waters of Oozak's Pond. Suddenly, out from under the icecakes, up bobs a half-frozen corpse in a soggy suit of clothes nearly 100 years old. The body bears...

  • Book - 7

    A dastardly gang of rogues is sneaking around Balaclava county, snatching priceless antique Praxiteles Lumpkin weathervanes. Before they disappear entirely, Helen Shandy decides to photograph several of them for the Balaclava Historical Society files...

  • Book - 8

    The Annual Owl Count is serious business at Balaclava Agricultural College. So why does a team that includes the redoubtable Professors Shandy, Stott and Binks also include a boorish avian ignoramus like Emory Emmerick? And how could Emmerick have ha...

  • Book - 9

    RURAL MAINE AND DIRTY SECRETS…FERTILE GROUND FOR MURDER! Professor Peter Shandy, New England’s homegrown Hercule Poirot, has journeyed to the Maine coast in search of a mystery flower -- and to escape his wife’s all female house party. Now, ...

  • Book - 10

    Prof. Jim Feldster will do anything for his cows and his students of dairy management ... and anything to avoid an evening at home with his bossy, house-proud wife, Mirelle. A member of every lodge in the county, he's out of the house most evenings, ...


The Corpse in Oozak's Pond
1987 Nero Wolfe Award -- Novel