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Murder in the Rough

(Sarah Deane Mystery #11)

3.6  ·  Rating details ·  48 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
After weeks of relentless rain and fog, summer graces the Maine coast. Sarah Deane wants only to help her in-laws adjust to living in Ocean Tide, an "architect-designed home-town community," and enjoy the warm weather before she returns to teaching in the fall. She absolutely does not want to become embroiled in another murder investigation. Even when police find the body ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published August 18th 2003 by Minotaur Books (first published 2002)
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Jennifer Robb
Mar 11, 2018 rated it liked it
Recommended to Jennifer by: Avon Lake Public Library
It was a decent mystery but I found the narrative uninspiring and not very compelling to keep reading. I never really connected with any character and found myself worrying about what would happen to him/her.

I have not read previous books in this series. I'm not sure if that is an issue or not. There were many questions I had that didn't seem to be answered in this book, and I'm not sure if they'd been addressed in previous books. For example, I never quite understood why Sarah Deane hasn't ado
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Anne Marie
Jan 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
This was a surprisingly good mystery novel. The book kept you guessing throughout, and there were a few days where I didn't want to put the book down. I was a little upset at the outcome, which was kind of predictable, but overall it was good.
Shugga
Aug 03, 2013 rated it it was ok
A collection of short stories. Mysteries involving golf, actually, some good some not so much!
Chris Leuchtenburg
Mar 09, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: mystery
The amateur detective trope and Sarah’s girlish innocence tire in this longer than necessary effort. Maybe my last Borthwick.
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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

Other books in the series

Sarah Deane Mystery (1 - 10 of 13 books)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • My Body Lies Over The Ocean (Sarah Deane Mystery, #9)
  • Coup de Grace (Sarah Deane Mystery, #10)