Village Politics Can Be Murder
by Jeanne M. Dams

A trip to the Lake District proves to be anything but idyllic when Dorothy and Alan investigate a mysterious death.

Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired chief constable Alan Nesbitt, jump at the chance to holiday in the beautiful Lake District when Alan’s old friend, Christopher Prideaux, invites them to visit him in Grasmere.

A party at Christopher’s cottage is the perfect way to meet the locals, but one stands out – accountant Donald Atkinson, an egoist hoping to become a politician, clearly isn’t popular among his fellow villagers. When he’s found mysteriously dead during the Fell Race, could his demise be due to a sudden, fatal medical emergency, or was it murder? Dorothy and Alan find themselves catapulted into a disturbing case that will lead them back in time, and to a terrible, scandalous secret that someone is determined to keep hidden.


“Old-fashioned British mores take some very modern twists in this charming mystery”

Kirkus Reviews on A Deadly Web

“A treat for fans”

Booklist on A Deadly Web

“Fresh and satisfying … the book’s supporting characters are as interesting and robust as the two series leads (Dams really is a fine character builder), and the story is thoroughly engaging, with plenty of twists and a solid dark streak running through it”

Booklist on The Bath Conspiracy

“Pleasant ... Anglophiles, especially those like Dorothy and Alan “who are no longer young,” will have fun”

Publishers Weekly on The Bath Conspiracy

“Notable for its charming protagonists and historical detail”

Kirkus Reviews on The Bath Conspiracy

“Intriguing … Cozy fans and Anglophiles will be satisfied”

Publishers Weekly on Death Comes to Durham

Jeanne M. Dams

Jeanne M. Dams, an American, is a devout Anglophile who has wished she could live in England ever since her first visit in 1963. Fortunately, her alter ego, Dorothy Martin, can do just that. Jeanne lives in South Bend, Indiana, with a varying population of cats.

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Village Politics Can Be Murder by Jeanne M. Dams is available in the following formats

Ebook97814483109824th June 2024N/A224$24.99
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