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My Body Lies Over The Ocean (Sarah Deane Mystery #9)
New England English teacher Sarah Deane, with husband Alex and feisty Aunt Julia in tow, is getting ready to board the Queen Victoria for a luxurious transatlantic cruise. But before they even set sail, two passengers are killed-- both members of the British-American trade commission. Now Sarah must wade through a sea of peculiar passengers and quirky crew members to find ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published January 15th 2000 by Minotaur Books
(first published 1999)
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Apparently I missed this when it came out. Sarah Deane, her husband Alex, and her feisty aunt Julia are taking a ship's maiden voyage home to Maine from Europe. Despite Alex's warnings to stay out of trouble, Sarah can't help noticing some very strange characters on board. There are the cousins who planned the trip to have some visiting time, but who will talk to anyone else in preference to each other and the drunk who seems to avoid unpleasant incidents. Sarah's investigations threaten her own ...more
I chose this book for two reasons: the title (Kristie would get that) and because it takes place on a cruise ship. I'm rather dense when it comes to mysteries. Either I don't get the clues OR the plot is too predictable and seems lame, as was the case here. It felt contrived. Anyway, I finished it.
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