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Carola Dunn

Autor(a) de Death at Wentwater Court

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About the Author

Carola Dunn was born in England on November 14, 1946. She received a B.A. in Russian and French from Manchester University and took a secretarial course for graduates at Oxford Tech. She traveled to numerous places around the world including Samoa and Fiji before getting married and settling in mostrar mais California. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, she worked in child-care, market research, construction, and wrote definitions for a science and technology dictionary. Her first book, Toblethorpe Manor, was published in 1979. Since then, she has written over 50 books including more than 30 Regency romances and the Daisy Dalrymple mystery series. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos


Obras por Carola Dunn

Death at Wentwater Court (1994) 832 exemplares
The Winter Garden Mystery (1995) 552 exemplares
Requiem for a Mezzo (1996) 429 exemplares
Murder on the Flying Scotsman (1996) 416 exemplares
Damsel in Distress (1997) 350 exemplares
Dead in the Water (1998) 327 exemplares
Rattle His Bones (2000) 318 exemplares
Styx and Stones (1999) 310 exemplares
To Davy Jones Below (2001) 307 exemplares
Mistletoe and Murder (2002) 303 exemplares
Die Laughing (2003) 277 exemplares
Fall of a Philanderer (2005) 262 exemplares
Gunpowder Plot (2006) 262 exemplares
Black Ship (2008) 260 exemplares
The Case of the Murdered Muckraker (2002) 258 exemplares
The Bloody Tower (2007) 258 exemplares
A Mourning Wedding (2004) 248 exemplares
Sheer Folly (2009) 227 exemplares
Manna from Hades (2009) 224 exemplares
Anthem for Doomed Youth (2011) 224 exemplares
Gone West (2012) 221 exemplares
Superfluous Women (2015) 167 exemplares
Heirs of the Body (2013) 159 exemplares
A Colourful Death (2010) 135 exemplares
The Valley of the Shadow (2012) 115 exemplares
The Corpse at the Crystal Palace (2018) 113 exemplares
Buried in the Country (2016) 72 exemplares
Miss Jacobson's Journey (1992) 55 exemplares
Lavender Lady (1983) 55 exemplares
Lord Iverbrook's Heir (1986) 48 exemplares
The Captain's Inheritance (1994) 46 exemplares
Crossed Quills (1998) 46 exemplares
The Babe and the Baron (1997) 43 exemplares
My Lord Winter (1992) 41 exemplares
Two Corinthians (1989) 41 exemplares
Ginnie Come Lately (1993) 40 exemplares
The Improper Governess (1998) 40 exemplares
His Lordship's Reward (1994) 40 exemplares
Black Sheep's Daughter (1989) 40 exemplares
A Susceptible Gentleman (1990) 35 exemplares
The Lady and the Rake (1995) 34 exemplares
Miss Hartwell's Dilemma (1989) 34 exemplares
The Man in the Green Coat (1987) 33 exemplares
Once Upon a Time (1998) 33 exemplares
Miser's Sister (1984) 33 exemplares
Snowflake Kittens (1999) 33 exemplares
Angel (1984) 33 exemplares
The Frog Earl (1992) 33 exemplares
Toblethorpe Manor (1981) 32 exemplares
A Lord for Miss Larkin (1991) 32 exemplares
Mayhem and Miranda (1997) 31 exemplares
A Poor Relation (1990) 31 exemplares
The Road to Gretna (1992) 30 exemplares
Thea's Marquis (1993) 30 exemplares
Smugglers' Summer (1987) 29 exemplares
The Tudor Secret (1995) 28 exemplares
Lady in the Briars (1990) 28 exemplares
Scandal's Daughter (1996) 27 exemplares
Once Upon a Waltz (2001) 25 exemplares
The Fortune-Hunters (1991) 22 exemplares
A Mother's Joy (1994) — Contribuidor — 18 exemplares
Polly and the Prince (1991) 17 exemplares
Wonderful & Wicked (2000) 17 exemplares
Byron's Child (1991) 14 exemplares
A Second Spring (2008) 8 exemplares
Christmas in the Country (2010) 7 exemplares
The Unhappy Medium 5 exemplares
My Dearest Valentine (2010) 2 exemplares
Gabrielle's Gamble 1 exemplar
The Magic of Love (2010) 1 exemplar
Rattle the Bones 1 exemplar

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Conhecimento Comum

Outros nomes
Nash, Petra
Data de nascimento
Local de nascimento
England, UK
Locais de residência
Eugene, Oregon, USA
University of Manchester (BA - Russian and French)
Alice Volpe (Northwest Literary Agency)



I didn't like this book as much as the earlier books in the series. Daisy is in New York and the bits contrasting American and British English was fun. However, the whole train chase and cross-country airplane chase was a bit too much! But still a fun read.
bookworm3091 | 8 outras críticas | Apr 10, 2024 |
An OK book. Not one of my favorites but enjoyable enough.
phyllis2779 | 3 outras críticas | Nov 4, 2023 |
Daisy Dalrymple is heading to Wentwater Court. She will stay there while writing about the estate for Town and Country magazine. She doesn’t expect to walk into a death. At first glance, it appears to be an accident, but several things don’t seem right. This leads to an investigation. Upon further investigation, it turns out to be much more serious.

The murder mystery failed to gain traction as it relied on confession, not investigation, to reveal the solution. It was also disappointing that the author let everyone off so easily in the end. Or maybe I just prefer murder mysteries that are darker.

It would have been nice if some characters were less clichéd cutouts and added more to the story.

While the author's use of aristocratic slang can be ridiculous, it shows she did her research. Although I enjoyed this book, I'm unsure if I'll read the rest of the series..

Conclusion: This may suit cosy mystery readers, but I find it lacking in inspiration.
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onlyfiction | 37 outras críticas | Aug 31, 2023 |


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