Room With a Clue

Author: Kate Kingsbury
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781537535906
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"The author draws as much from Fawlty Towers as she does from Agatha Christie, crafting a charming...cozy delicately flavored with period details of pre-World War 1 rural England."--Publisher's Weekly "Kingsbury's books are lighthearted and serious, amusing and well plotted."--The Salem (OR) Statesmen Journal THE PENNYFOOT HOTEL MYSTERIES The Pennyfoot hides many secrets and its downstairs staff keeps a tight lip, even when the Edwardian aristocrats are spotted dallying with damsels in the boudoirs, or gambling in the forbidden card rooms hidden below the floorboards. Should now and then one of the hotel guests fall prey to a dastardly murderer, however, it is up to Cecily Sinclair to restore order before Scotland Yard steps in and shuts down her infamous seaside hotel. ROOM WITH A CLUE Lady Eleanor Danbury thoroughly enjoyed the view of the ocean from the rooftop garden of the Pennyfoot Hotel, until someone pushed her over to fall four stories to her death. In order to keep secret the goings-on of her illustrious guests, Cecily takes on the task of tracking down a killer. There are no shortage of suspects, since Lady Eleanor managed to alienate everyone with whom she came in contact. That includes the downstairs staff of the hotel, the fellow aristocrats staying at the hotel, and even her own husband. Since Inspector Cranshaw of Scotland Yard is bound and determined to shut down the Pennyfoot and put a stop to all the hanky-panky, Cecily must work fast and be terribly discreet, or she might lose her home and her livelihood.... There are twenty-one books in the Pennyfoot Hotel series, including seven Christmas Editions.

Grounds for Murder

Author: Kate Kingsbury
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: 9780425149010
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Local rumors about a visiting band of gypsies become reality when a young gypsy girl is found brutally murdered, and Cecily Sinclair grows alarmed when she realizes that the murder weapon, an axe, came from the tool shed at the Pennyfoot Hotel. Original.

No Clue at the Inn

Author: Kate Kingsbury
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781597221962
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When asked to manage the Pennyfoot Hotel over the Christmas holiday, former owner Cecily Sinclair Baxter is delighted. When a housemaid goes missing, soon followed by one of London's most renowned barristers, Cecily realizes that she may be on holiday, but death is not.

Do Not Disturb

Author: Kate Kingsbury
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: 9780515112825
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In the year 1906, recently widowed Cecily Sinclair is the proprietress of the the fashionable Pennyfoot Hotel in Badgers End. When she finds that the nearby seaside village is the location for numerous unexplained deaths, she investigates.

Decked with Folly

Author: Kate Kingsbury
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101151129
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Make room for murder with all the trimmings... The Pennyfoot Hotel is decked out in holiday style, but when one of Cecily's candlesticks disappears, she realizes someone is lacking in Christmas spirit. Still, petty thievery seems the least of her problems when she learns a former employee has been found dead in her duck pond. He hasn't worked at the Pennyfoot in years, but his ex-wife is still their head maid-and now she heads the naughty list of suspects.

The Clue is in the Pudding

Author: Kate Kingsbury
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0425253279
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Frustrated by a surly temporary housekeeper at the height of the holiday season, Cecily is shocked when a famous actor staying at the hotel dies after eating a plum pudding, a situation that renders Cecily the unpopular housekeeper's only defender. Original. 35,000 first printing.

Mulled Murder

Author: Kate Kingsbury
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110159554X
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This holiday season at the Pennyfoot, the head count is down—but the body count is up… With one of her housemaids leaving to get married, Cecily Sinclair Baxter wants nothing more for Christmas than some good help. Instead of visions of sugar plums, she’s calling the plumber to deal with flooded bathrooms. Then there’s the surly new janitor, who acts like he got coal in his stocking. But as Cecily scrambles to hire and train new staff in time for the holidays, one of her guests is beyond help. Gerald Evans is found stabbed to death on the beach, and Cecily soon discovers he was a private investigator from London looking into dark doings involving the Pennyfoot. Who among the staff or guests was being pursued, and what secret drove that person to cold-blooded murder?

Chivalry Is Dead

Author: Kate Kingsbury
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: 9780425155158
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Looking forward to the upcoming St. George's Day jousting competition at Pennyfoot Hotel, Cecily Sinclair is shocked when her footman is killed with a lance by one of the scheduled jousters. Original.

A Bicycle Built for Murder

Author: Kate Kingsbury
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: 9780425178560
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Elizabeth Hartleigh Compton, the lady of Sitting Marsh Manor House, turns sleuth when a rebellious teenage girl is found dead under suspicious circumstances and finds a houseful of suspects, including a boyfriend, an American soldier, and a jealous acquaintance, in a mystery set against the backdrop of World War II England. Original.

Finished Off

Author: Rebecca Kent
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101032529
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More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA