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Murder, My Dear!
Dorothy Woolfolk
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Murder, My Dear! (Windswept #15)

3.94 of 5 stars 3.94  ·  rating details  ·  18 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Seventeen-year-old Melissa takes a summer job as companion to a wealthy older woman. When someone tries to murder the old woman and then threatens Melissa, she realizes she must find the would-be killer before it is too late.
224 pages
Published 1974 by Scholastic Book Services
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A great teen gothic that includes feminist ideals , a gloomy mansion whose grounds include patches of quicksand , a crotchety old lady that seemingly everyone is trying to bump off ( via poison or a fear induced heart attack. ) And even a couple of moody hunks for our heroine to puzzle over. Woolfolk is in top form here. One of the best Windswepts! The real goal is not just solving the mystery but the heroine coming into her own , drowing out that old world thinking that haunts her more than the ...more
Julia Brumfield
This was an interesting read that had been passed down by a co-worker. Since of the title I didn't know what to expect of it, especially since it is also a Scholastic book. And I can say all in all I have yet another favorite to add to my collection :)

While I was reading this book I found the characters were well-built and given very strong personalities that didn't clash with each other. They were relatable even, though, to us the story is outdated in some senses while I have been in a simila
I first read this after finding a copy in my Mum's room. It was near the bottom of a pile and the title immediately caught my eye... I was 12 years old at the time.

I loved reading and a good thriller/mystery always intrigued me, so I sat down and found, I couldn't put the book down until I finished.

It starts off easy, with a young girl narrating about how plain she is, nothing really happens to her, she needs to find work... sounds a bit mundane doesn't it? But it picks up once she begins workin
I LOVE this book! I'm not really sure why, it's a great book, don't get me wrong, but I'm not really sure what sets it apart for me...I found an old paperback copy of it years ago, and the last page or two have since fallen off and been lost, but I still love to read it! In fact... I think I might do that tomorrow :) Anyway, it's great, a good clean "cozy" type mystery, Its got a young girl trying to 'find herself' some romance, sweet old ladies, and a crazed killer... if I could just find anoth ...more
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