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Dead by Morning (Inspector Thanet #9)

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A FROZEN STIFF — In life he was Leo Martindale, the dissolute son of one of rustic Sutton-in-the-Weald's most genteel first families. Now he is a snow-covered corpse lying outside the seventeenth-century ancestral home he'd fled nearly twenty-fire years before. It looks like Leo was the victim of a hit and run. But was it accidental or was this particular black sheep delib...more
Hardcover, Large Print, 424 pages
Published December 1st 1990 by Ulverscroft (first published 1989)
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This was a fun read and I will be tagging this author for more stuff. It was set in a hoel and yet I really did feel like it was the original home.
I haven't read one of Dorothy Simpson's mysteries. I remember now why I liked them. Likable detectives. Country murder. Murder victim with very few (if any) redeeming characteristics. Clean and crisp investigation.

If you need a new (but also older) mystery to try, try one of these.
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Claire Bryan
Was OK. Bit cheesy for my liking in places. Good ending though.
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Dorothy Simpson worked as a French teacher and then for many years as a marriage-guidance counsellor, before turning to writing full time. She is married with three children.
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