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Sara Rosett

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Tekijän teokset

Elusive (2012) 237 kappaletta
Death in the English Countryside (2014) 192 kappaletta
Murder at Archly Manor (2018) 184 kappaletta
Moving is Murder (2006) 134 kappaletta
Getting Away is Deadly (2009) 126 kappaletta
Staying Home is a Killer (2007) 84 kappaletta
Murder on a Midnight Clear (2020) 76 kappaletta
Murder at Blackburn Hall (2019) 74 kappaletta
Mint Juleps, Mayhem, and Murder (2010) 69 kappaletta
The Egyptian Antiquities Murder (2019) 66 kappaletta
Magnolias, Moonlight, and Murder (2009) 58 kappaletta
An Old Money Murder in Mayfair (2020) 57 kappaletta
Mistletoe, Merriment, and Murder (2012) 53 kappaletta
Murder in Black Tie (2019) 52 kappaletta
Mimosas, Mischief, and Murder (2011) 48 kappaletta

Associated Works

Happy Homicides: Thirteen Cozy Holiday Mysteries (2015) — Avustaja — 21 kappaletta

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Rosett, Sara
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USA Today bestselling author Sara Rosett writes lighthearted mysteries for readers who enjoy atmospheric settings, fun characters, and puzzling whodunits. She loves reading Golden Age mysteries, watching Jane Austen adaptions, and travel. Visit SaraRosett.com to find out more.



Society sleuth Olive Belgrave and her boyfriend Jasper Rimington are traveling by train to St. Moritz, ostensibly for a holiday but really to meet someone who has a decoding job for Jasper. While on the train to the mountains, Olive is approached by Emmaline Lavington, who tells her that she is being blackmailed and requests Olive to discover the culprit; however, given Emmaline’s high-handed behaviour toward her, Olive chooses not to accept the commission. A few days later, while at the hotel in St. Moritz, Emmaline is killed, apparently by a falling icicle. Olive has her doubts about the accidental nature of the death, although the local constabulary is initially reluctant to accept her evidence; nevertheless, Olive continues to look into the matter and soon finds that there are several people at the hotel with ample reason to wish Emmaline dead…. This is the eighth in the High Society Lady Detective series set in the 1920s and featuring a young woman of genteel birth who has to earn her own living despite being amongst the upper classes herself. Indeed, the reason Olive can take on (and solve) cases involving her peers is the fact that she is one of them, and so we are treated to a rather droll look at the mores and manners of that class, which can be pretty funny. This is a light-hearted series, one that reads quickly and gives the reader quiet pleasure for a few hours, and I don’t believe that it is necessary to have read the books in order to enjoy them; recommended.… (lisätietoja)
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thefirstalicat | 1 muu arvostelu | Mar 8, 2024 |
A quit fun read. Olive and Jasper start out on the train for a holiday in St. Moritz on the train where late at night Olive overhears a whispered conversation in the corridor between a man and women who sound like they’re planning a murder. It’s dark and she can’t tell who it is but she tells the police when they arrive. Lots of suspects and skating, toboggining, skiing while talking to all the suspects. A little bit of jealousy from Jasper as Olive and the Chief Detective work to solve this clever murder.… (lisätietoja)
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Kathy89 | 1 muu arvostelu | Feb 29, 2024 |
Above average for a freebie; decent writing and plenty of suspense. The plot was not very original (shades of Robert Ludlum and Helen McInnes) but still enjoyable.
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leslie.98 | 26 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 27, 2023 |
Olive Belgrave does not want to move back in with her parents, but if she does not find a job soon, she'll need to do so. Olive has always been good at figuring things out so her aunt hires her to look into the background of Roger Eton. Olive's cousin Violet has been dating him and is engaged, but neither the aunt nor Violet's sister like him. Olive hasn't been having a lot of success, and when Roger is murdered at a country estate party, Violet becomes the top suspect. The local officials really think it is an open and shut case. Fortunately the Scotland yard investigator is not as quick to judgment, providing Olive with more time to try to find others with motives. She discovers he had been blackmailing others who attended the party. Olive must find the culprit before Violet is arrested. Once she succeeds, she sets up her own detective agency. I listened to this one and found it to be a better first-in-series installment than many.… (lisätietoja)
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thornton37814 | 10 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 7, 2023 |



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