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Dorothy Cannell


UK flag (b.1943)

Dorothy Cannell was born in London, England, and now lives in Belfast, Maine. Dorothy Cannell writes mysteries featuring Ellie Haskell, interior decorator and Ben Haskell, writer and chef, and Hyacinth and Primrose Tramwell, a pair of dotty sisters and owners of the Flowers Detection Agency.
 

Genres: Mystery, Historical Mystery
 
Series
Ellie Haskell
   1. The Thin Woman (1984)
   2. The Widow's Club (1988)
   3. Mum's the Word (1990)
   4. Femmes Fatal (1992)
   5. How to Murder Your Mother-In-Law (1994)
   6. How to Murder the Man of Your Dreams (1995)
   7. The Spring Cleaning Murders (1998)
   8. The Trouble with Harriet (1999)
   9. Bridesmaids Revisited (2000)
   10. The Importance of Being Ernestine (2002)
   11. Withering Heights (2007)
   12. Goodbye, Ms. Chips (2008)
   13. She Shoots to Conquer (2009)
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Novels
   Down the Garden Path (1985)
   God Save the Queen (1997)
   Naked Came The Farmer (1998) (with others)
   The Sunken Sailor (2004) (with others)
   Sea Glass Summer (2012)
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Collections
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Singed (2021)
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Dorothy Cannell recommends
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Shadow in the Glass (2022)
(Greer Hogan Mystery, book 2)
M E Hilliard
"An appealing main character and enjoyable plot."
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Death Before Decaf (2015)
(Java Jive Mystery, book 1)
Caroline Fardig
"I was hooked from the first page. I loved it!"
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Murder at Honeychurch Hall (2014)
(Honeychurch Hall, book 1)
Hannah Dennison
"A delight. Kept me up all night because I couldn't put it down."

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Anthologies containing stories by Dorothy Cannell
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Murder Most Crafty (2005)
15 All-New Stories of Criminal Handiwork and the Art of Deduction
edited by
Maggie Bruce
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The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection (2001)
(World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories, book 2)
edited by
Ed Gorman and Martin H Greenberg
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Speaking of Greed (2001)
Stories of Envious Desire
(Seven Deadly Sins )
edited by
Lawrence Block

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