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My Body Lies Over The Ocean (Sarah Deane Mystery #9)

3.42 of 5 stars 3.42  ·  rating details  ·  55 ratings  ·  4 reviews
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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Susan
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
Roberta
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.
Katiekins
Very serviceable little cozy, set on a cruise ship. The actual motive for murder may not have made a whole lot of sense, and at times the plot warbled inanely along, but worth reading for the comfort, lack of blood, and adequately amusing hijinks.
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3.5 stars Entertaining series, likable characters
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J. S. Borthwick is the pseudonym of Jean Scott Creighton. She lives on the Maine coast. She is the creator of 'Sarah Deane', a professor of English and amateur sleuth.

Series:
* Sarah Deane Mystery
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Other Books in the Series

Sarah Deane Mystery (1 - 10 of 13 books)
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  • The Down-East Murders (Sarah Deane Mystery, #2)
  • The Student Body (Sarah Deane Mystery, #3)
  • Bodies of Water (Sarah Deane Mystery, #4)
  • Dude On Arrival (Sarah Deane Mystery, #5)
  • The Bridled Groom (Sarah Deane Mystery, #6)
  • Dolly Is Dead (Sarah Deane Mystery, #7)
  • The Garden Plot (Sarah Deane Mystery, #8)
  • Coup de Grace (Sarah Deane Mystery, #10)
  • Murder in the Rough (Sarah Deane Mystery, #11)
The Case of the Hook-Billed Kites (Sarah Deane Mystery, #1) The Down-East Murders (Sarah Deane Mystery, #2) The Student Body (Sarah Deane Mystery, #3) Dude On Arrival (Sarah Deane Mystery, #5) Dolly Is Dead (Sarah Deane Mystery, #7)

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