Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Did Anyone Die? (Little Wychwell Mysteries #1)” as Want to Read:
Did Anyone Die? (Little Wychwell Mysteries #1)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Did Anyone Die?

(Little Wychwell Mysteries #1)

3.64  ·  Rating details ·  42 ratings  ·  8 reviews
A gunfight with no bodies, a missing wheelie bin, abandoned groceries, can they possibly all be connected? Is Elodea suffering from over active imagination and if not Did Anyone Die? Some are born detectives, some become detectives and some have detectiveship thrust upon them. In this last category are Priscilla, dedicated classicist and Oxford academic, and Barnabus, her ...more
Kindle Edition, 152 pages
Published January 2011 by Melrose Books
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Did Anyone Die?, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Did Anyone Die?

Community Reviews

Showing 1-30
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Brenda
Elodea was walking her dog when she heard voices; shouting then gunfire. But after first running away from the vicinity, clutching her dog in her arms, then feeling guilty and returning, she was astounded when there was no evidence of what she’d heard. Elodea was slightly bemused as she once again returned home – when her friend Priscilla arrived that evening after a frantic call from her, she convinced her she’d imagined it all, and departed for her daughter’s, leaving Priscilla to look after E ...more
Karen Syed
Feb 06, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: kindle, mysteries, ebooks
This is another Facebook find for me. Did Anyone Die? is a charming little read. With a clever mystery and quaint characters, this Little Wychwell Mystery is a fun book that takes the reader into a fictional village that has more than its fair share of drama.

This time around, there may, or may not have been a murder. There may, or may not be one too many secrets in the village, and Priscilla may or may not survive when she is bamboozled into caring for her dear friend, Elodea's perky little pup.
...more
Juliet
Dec 10, 2012 rated it really liked it
Set in and around Oxford and Oxfordshire, this is a very English novel. Eccentricities abound in a quintessentially English fashion. The result is, whilst not laugh a minute, comfortably humorous in a typically English situational and observational way.

The plot is cleverly and lightly delivered with plenty of twists and red herrings. The revelations in both timing and “ah” factor are only lacking a drawing room and a fully assembled cast of characters to be entirely Christie-esque.

I found the ma
...more
Sarah Emm
Aug 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I’ve had “Did Anyone Die?” on my TBR list for over a year and finally made my way through my pile to check it out. From the start, I fell in love with the charming characters and wanted to see if anyone had, in fact, died. This novel has mystery, comedy, adventure, and I read it within two days. I just had to know what would happen next. The author painted a picture of the British village and characters so vividly, I could imagine the story unfolding on screen. I refuse to give the plot away, bu ...more
Leigh Mitchell
Sep 18, 2012 rated it it was ok
It was a hard slog for such a short book, there didn't appear to be much action in it, though the ending picked up a bit. It was free on the kindle when I downloaded it but I don't think I will be rushing out to get any more in this series.
Maureen Vincent-Northam
Feb 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
A really enjoyable cosy whodunit set in Oxfordshire. Elodea witnesses a murder while out walking her dog but it’s her friend, Priscilla, who’s left to unmask the killer when she’s asked to dog-sit the Yorkshire terrier. Good plot and lots of fun.
Susan
Sep 27, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2012, mystery
Very British Cozy Mystery set in a small village, with Priscilla the main character, being a most reluctant and rather cranky amateur sleuth. Full of the Town and Gown conflict as well as Country Mouse vs. City Mouse tensions. Very funny, but in a most British humor.
Jack
Dec 10, 2012 rated it really liked it
Amusing humorous murder mystery in an English village.
Ams78
rated it really liked it
Aug 29, 2013
Anne
rated it liked it
Jun 27, 2014
Kenneth A. Baker
rated it really liked it
Dec 10, 2018
Melvyn
rated it liked it
Feb 07, 2012
Katie
rated it liked it
Apr 28, 2017
Anne Callow
rated it really liked it
Jul 15, 2018
Allison
rated it liked it
Jul 12, 2017
Lynnette Coupland
rated it it was amazing
Aug 02, 2017
Hadenmaiden
rated it liked it
Mar 12, 2012
Barbara Merrywell
rated it it was ok
Nov 26, 2016
Jeannie
rated it liked it
Aug 13, 2012
Janice
rated it it was amazing
Jun 15, 2014
Jay-me (Janet)
rated it liked it
Mar 16, 2014
Rosina
rated it liked it
Feb 04, 2018
barbara hynard
rated it really liked it
Feb 24, 2016
Betty
rated it liked it
Jan 03, 2013
Joo
rated it liked it
Jun 17, 2012
Dontya
rated it it was amazing
Dec 21, 2016
Emma Watson
rated it liked it
May 12, 2012
Charlotte Taft
rated it really liked it
Mar 05, 2017
Owen Williams
rated it it was amazing
Jul 25, 2013
Susanne Weigand
rated it it was amazing
Apr 10, 2014
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Other books in the series

Little Wychwell Mysteries (7 books)
  • A Very Quiet Guest (Little Wychwell Mysteries #2))
  • Speak of the Wolf (Little Wychwell Mysteries)
  • All That Glisters Is Not Silver (Little Wychwell Mysteries #3)
  • Some People Go Both Ways (Little Wychwell Mysteries Book 5)
  • Walking Where the Willows Whisper (Little Wychwell Mysteries)
  • A Walrus in Oxford (Little Wychwell Mysteries Book 7)