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Never Laugh As a Hearse Goes By

(2013)
(The fifth book in the Penny Brannigan Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
A Bloody Words Light Mystery 2014 Finalist

Spa owner and habitual amateur sleuth Penny Brannigan finds herself at a clerical conference at Gladstone's Library in North Wales. Also attending as a guest speaker is her boyfriend, DCI Gareth Davies, there to give a talk on theft prevention. But behind the ornate red sandstone facade of this most respectable of Victorian buildings, Penny encounters deception, blackmail, and murder.

When the bishop's secretary dies of a suspicious case of food poisoning, Davies leads the investigation. At Penny's suggestion, Florence Semble, a friend from Penny's adopted hometown, is invited to the Library to decode the secretary's shorthand notebook in the search for clues. As the conference continues, another body is found in the beautiful Library itself, and Penny must once again search for a killer.

Elizabeth J. Duncan's Never Laugh as a Hearse Goes By is a fine entry in a series celebrated for its small-town charm, Welsh flavor, and lovable characters.

Genre: Cozy Mystery

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Used availability for Elizabeth J Duncan's Never Laugh As a Hearse Goes By

Hardback Editions

October 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Never Laugh as a Hearse Goes By: A Penny Brannigan Mystery
Author(s): Elizabeth J Duncan
ISBN: 1-250-00825-5 / 978-1-250-00825-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Paperback Editions

2020 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Never Laugh as a Hearse Goes By
Author(s): Elizabeth J Duncan
ISBN: 1-335-29969-6 / 978-1-335-29969-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Worldwide
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Audio Editions

October 2013 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Never Laugh as a Hearse Goes By: A Penny Brannigan Mystery (Penny Brannigan Mysteries)
Author(s): Elizabeth J Duncan
ISBN: 1-62406-801-4 / 978-1-62406-801-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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October 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Never Laugh as a Hearse Goes By: A Penny Brannigan Mystery (Penny Brannigan Mysteries (5))
Author(s): Elizabeth J Duncan
ISBN: 1-62406-797-2 / 978-1-62406-797-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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October 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Never Laugh as a Hearse Goes By: A Penny Brannigan Mystery
Author(s): Elizabeth J Duncan
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
Availability: Amazon   


October 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Never Laugh as a Hearse Goes By: A Penny Brannigan Mystery
Author(s): Elizabeth J Duncan
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

October 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Never Laugh as a Hearse Goes By: A Penny Brannigan Mystery
Author(s): Elizabeth J Duncan
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA