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Death And The Chaste Apprentice

Barnard, Robert
D. C. Charlie Peace finally shows up to lend a helping hand to find out who murdered an obnoxious hotel manager at the Ketterick Arts Festival.

MYSTERIOUS SENTENCE:

By now Ketterick was securely established in the festival catalog, cunningly poised to take advantage of that moment, around May to June, when longen folk to goon on artistic pilgrimages.--page 55. longen? goon? Huh??

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6/2000

Death Of A Salesperson

Barnard, Robert
Sixteen great short murder stories.

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7/2000

Death Of An Old Goat

Barnard, Robert
An old professor from Oxford is killed after visiting a rural university in Australia. Good story, ending came surprisingly quickly.

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12/2001

Dying flames

Barnard, Robert
Author Graham finds a teen-age girl on his doorstep claiming to be his daughter. I really like this author's books. LATER: Checked it out again, accidentally, so I READ it again.

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8/2006

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5/2009

Fete Fatale

Barnard, Robert
The veterinarian's wife recounts the course of a murder in her village. Really good, several surprises.

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7/2000

Last Post

Barnard, Robert
Eve's mother has recently died, then a strange letter arrives hinting at a relationship her mother may had many years ago. A severe climax leaves no happy endings here.

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5/2009

No Place Of Safety

Barnard, Robert
Detective Constable Charlie Peace sorts out runaway teens.

QUOTE:

"Us wouldn't know about that. Us be drinkers, not fornicators."

TODAY'S VOCABULARY LESSON:

mendacious micturate shtoom

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6/2000

The Bad Samaritan

Barnard, Robert
Detective Constable Charlie Pearce finds out who would want to murder a piller of the church.

TODAY'S VOCABULARY LESSON:

Orotund

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6/2000

The Bones In The Attic

Barnard, Robert
Man moves into house, find bones of child in attic. Interesting story. Charlie Peace investigates.

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4/2004

The Cherry Blossom Corpse

Barnard, Robert
Inspector Perry Trethowan of Scotland Yard goes to Norway with his sister for a convention of Romance writers. Charlie Peace appears near the end. Very good story!

QUOTE:

"Patti Drewe suspected of fiddling welfare payments for her sick husband twelve years ago. Hmmm. Nothing there, surely? welfare in the States is so tiny it wouldn't keep a dog alive. More power to her elbow..."

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1/2001

The Corpse At The Haworth Jandoori

Barnard, Robert
A body turns up in the parking lot of an Indian restaurant. How did it get there? Who is it? Surprisings answers! .

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7/2000

The Graveyard Postion

Barnard, Robert
Merlyn returns after a twenty-year absence to find his relatives are even awfuller than they were. Now someone wants to kill him! Charlie Peace makes inspector.

Quote:

She's not so green as she's cabbage-looking.--(pg. 206) She's not as gullible as he looks.

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5/2009

The Habit Of Widowhood

Barnard, Robert
Short stories having to do with widowhood...and murder! Very good!!

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7/2000

The Killings On Jubilee Terrace

Barnard, Robert
Charlie Peace investigates the deaths in the cast of a soap opera. Sad conclusion.

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7/2009

Unholy Dying

Barnard, Robert
A nasty newsman is killed. Charlie Peace and Det. Odie investigate.

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4/2002

A Trouble Of Fools

Barnes, Linda
Carlotta Carlyle investigates a missing Irish taxi driver in Boston. Good read, couldn't put it down!

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8/1999

Cold Case

Barnes, Linda
Carlotta Carlyle looks for a missing girl from 24 years ago

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1/2000

Coyote

Barnes, Linda
Carlotta Carlyle trys to find who is killing illegal immigrants.

QUOTE:

"The radios Gloria's got in her old Fords can barely catch the AM top-forty stations, the ones that broadcast as twenty million kilohertz." EDITORIAL COMMENT: Huh?? That's a whole lotta hertz!!

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8/1999

Deep pockets

Barnes, Linda
A student burned to death at Harvard is not what she seems.

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9/2004

Flashpoint

Barnes, Linda
Carlotta Carlyle meets and old lady, who dies, and Carlotta's house is set on fire!

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6/2000
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[Abadzis - Alcott] [Alcott - Anderson] [Anderson - Asimov] [Atkins - Backman] [Baker - Barnard] [Barnard - Barnes] [Barnes - Barr] [Barr - Beanton] [Beanton - Beaton] [Beaton - Beaton] [Beaton - Bingle] [Birdsall - Block] [Block - Bond] [Bonham - Box] [Brackenbury - Bryson] [Bryson - Bujold] [Bujold - Caldwell] [Caletti - Card] [Card - Carson] [Carter - Chbosky] [Cheaney - Clancy] [Clare - Coben] [Coben - Colfer] [Colfer - Combat] [Conklin - Connelly] [Connelly - Cook] [Cook - Cornwell] [Cornwell - Creech] [Crew - Crusie] [Crusie - Cussler] [Cussler - Davidson] [Davidson - Dickson] [Dilloway - Dorsey] [Dorsey - Duncan] [Duncan - Elkins] [Elkins - Evanovich] [Evanovich - Fairstein] [Fairstein - Ferris] [Fforde - Flanagan] [Flanagan - Forester] [Forrest - Francis] [Francis - Francis] [Francis - Francis] [Francis - Fussell] [Gaiman - Gash] [Gash - Goffard] [Going - Grafton] [Grafton - Grant] [Grant - Greenwald] [Greer - Grisham] [Grisham - Haddix] [Haddix - Hall] [Hall - Hard] [Harland - Hebden] [Heinlein - Heinlein] [Heinlein - Henry] [Henry - Herriot] [Hershon - Hiaasen] [Hiaasen - Hillerman] [Hillerman - Holm] [Holm - Hudson] [Huff - James] [Jemisin - Jones] [Jones - Kaminsky] [Kaminsky - Kerasote] [Key - King] [King-Smith - Kollin] [Konigsburg - Kurland] [Kurson - Larsson] [Larsson - Lee] [Lee - Lescroart] [Lescroart - Lindsay] [Lindsay - Lowry] [Lowry - MacDonald] [MacDonald - Mankell] [Mankell - Martine] [Martine - Matas] [Matthews - McCall Smith] [McCall Smith - McCrumb] [McCullers - Meluch] [Meluch - Moffett] [Monninger - Moon] [Moore - Muir] [Muir - Nicholson] [Nicholson - Norton] [Norton - O'Brian] [O'Brian - O'Dell] [O'Faolain - Paretsky] [Paretsky - Parker] [Parker - Parker] [Parker - Paterson] [Paterson - Paulsen] [Paulsen - Peck] [Pelletier - Philbrick] [Philbrick - Powell] [Powell - Pratchett] [Pratchett - Pratchett] [Pratchett - Pronzini] [Pronzini - Pynchon] [Queenan - Reeves] [Rehder - Riordan] [Riordan - Rollins] [Roosevelt - Russell] [Russell - Sacks] [Sagan - Scalzi] [Scalzi - Scott] [Scott - Sebold] [Sedgwick - Shetterly] [Shields - Sleator] [Sloan - Snicket] [Sontag - Stark] [Stark - Stephenson] [Stephenson - Stroke] [Stross - Sturgeon] [Summy - Taylor] [Taylord - Turner] [Turner - Vachss] [Vachss - Vande Velde] [Vanderpool - Wasdin] [Watkins - Wells] [Wells - Westlake] [Westlake - Wiles] [Wiles - Wolff] [Wollheim - Zahn] [Zahn - Zusak] 

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