Murder on the Minnesota (George Porter Dillman & Genevieve Masefield, #3)
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Murder on the Minnesota (George Porter Dillman & Genevieve Masefield #3)

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Fresh from a harrowing trans-Atlantic crossing aboard the Mauretania, and having recently earned a reputation as the best team of shipboard sleuths to sail the seven seas, George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield hardly set foot on land before embarking on another assignment.

Temporarily forsaking the Cunard Line to work as private detectives aboard the Minnesota, a c...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published January 15th 2002 by Minotaur Books
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Nancy Oakes
Ship detectives Genevieve Masefield and George Porter Dillman have left Cunard for a while, and embark on a new high seas adventure. This time they are sailing on the steamship Minnesota, built in 1904 for the Great Northern Steamship Company. The Minnesota was different than the Cunard line in that it was actually a freighter that took paying customers. Anyway, Masefield and Dillman are off to China and Japan, and have been brought on board because of the possibility of smuggling. However, it's...more
Two ships detectives- a romantic pair sail from Seattle to Asia. It was entertaining but the dialogue was clunky. He uses characters' names in the dialogue rather than using attributes. And Mr. Allen, seeing Puget Sound is not catching your first sight of the Pacific Ocean.
Fun book with enjoyable characters and a good mystery. My biggest problems were with the stilted dialogue and with the fact that both mysteries wrapped up a bit too fast. I'm definitely going to give the other books in the series a try.
Oct 30, 2013 Cheryl added it
My favorite so far in this Gilded Age detective series reminiscent of Tommy and Tuppence. George and Genevieve are smashing!
Just another fun, light mystery, set on a glamorous ocean-going vessel in the 19-teens. Good summer read.
Bev Hankins
Wonderful period mystery series. Can't resist the charm of the ocean liner era
Michell Karnes
A great murder mystery afloat an ocean liner.
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A pseudonym used by Keith Miles
Keith Miles (born 1940) is an English author, who writes under his own name and also historical fiction and mystery novels under the pseudonym Edward Marston. He is known for his mysteries set in the world of Elizabethan theater. He has also written a series of novels based on events in the Domesday Book.

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