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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
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (1988) : The Widow's Club

Dorothy Cannell recommends
Too Many Crooks Spoil the Broth (1993)
(Pennsylvania Dutch Mysteries with Recipes, book 1)
Tamar Myers
"A piquant brew, bubbling over with mystery and mirth."
Trick or Treat Murder (1996)
(Lucy Stone Mystery, book 3)
Leslie Meier
"Lucy Stone is an endearing sleuth."
Dog Eat Dog (1996)
(Melanie Travis, book 3)
Laurien Berenson
"Don't make me sit up and beg. Read this book today."
Forget about Murder (2000)
(Peaches Dann, book 7)
Elizabeth Daniels Squire
"An Unforgettable Sleuth."
Death On a Casual Friday (2001)
(Scotia MacKinnon, book 1)
Sharon Duncan
"You'll love this snappy mystery debut."
Buttons and Foes (2002)
(Mandy Dyer, book 6)
Dolores Johnson
"Delightful. Good, clean fun."
How to Marry a Murderer (2005)
(Paige Turner Mysteries, book 3)
Amanda Matetsky
"Prepare to be utterly charmed by the irrepresssible Paige Turner."
Murder Most Austen (2012)
(Elizabeth Parker Mystery, book 4)
Tracy Kiely
"Kiely's admiration for the wit and wisdom of Jane Austen is one of the many charms of this delightful series."
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."
Death Before Decaf (2015)
(Java Jive Mystery, book 1)
Caroline Fardig
"I was hooked from the first page. I loved it!"
The Unkindness of Ravens (2021)
(Greer Hogan Mystery, book 1)
M E Hilliard
"[An] appealing main character and enjoyable plot."

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