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Goodbye, Nanny Gray (Superintendent Bone #1)

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Miss Phoebe Gray was the model of a proper English nanny until she inherits a fortune. Then she is the model of a proper dead English nanny, and Superintendent Bone must discover if she was murdered for money—or something else.
Paperback, 188 pages
Published June 15th 1989 by Pocket Books (first published 1987)
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Feb 18, 2015 Miki rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Still a favorite series even though I've read it several times.
Jan 15, 2014 Cheryl rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I have read several others in this series and enjoyed them. It wasn't until I was halfway through and happened to glance at the cover that I realized this was the first installment. It is not written like a first installment, in that the characters are not introduced in long expositions; instead, the focus of the book is on the investigation of the murder. In some series that might not work, but here it does. I like the recurring characters, especially Bone and his daughter, and I enjoyed the mi ...more
Dec 17, 2015 Catherine rated it really liked it
I have read this series before - a while ago. And I love the main character, he's a sweetheart. This is a lovely story, which I highly recommend for all those who enjoy a good detective story.
Dec 20, 2013 Nancy rated it liked it
Shelves: mystery
pretty good cozy mystery
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