Dolly and the Doctor Bird(1971)
(Operation Nassau / Match for a Murderer)
(The third book in the Johnson Johnson series)
A novel by Dorothy Halliday (Dorothy Dunnett)
Dr. B. McRannoch is in the Bahamas with her father who has moved there from Scotland because of asthma. She is a savvy and tough young lady who shows much independence of mind and spirit. However, when Sir Bart Edgecombe, a British agent who has been poisoned with arsenic falls ill on his way back from New York, she becomes involved in a series of events beyond her wildest imagination. Drawn into an espionage plot where there are multiple suspects and characters, it is only the inevitable presence of Johnson Johnson that saves the day. As with all of the Johnson series, nothing is quite as straightforward as it at first seems, and there are many complicating factors to grip the reader as well as the added bonus of another exotic location.
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Used availability for Dorothy Dunnett's Dolly and the Doctor Bird
1971 : USA Hardback
March 2012 : UK Paperback
June 1985 : UK Paperback
August 1982 : USA Paperback