Duncan, Elizabeth J

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Remembering the Dead

With a mystery involving a poet’s chair and Irish Travelers, the award-winning author of Murder on the Hour focuses on the culture of Wales in her latest cozy. The charming characters will appeal to Jane K. Cleland’s readers.

Much Ado About Murder: A Shakespeare in the Catskills Mystery

Duncan's third thespian cozy, following Ill Met by Murder, vividly captures the cutthroat world of the theater. Her likable sleuth is a mature, self-confident woman who will appeal to readers of the author's "Penny Brannigan" books.

Slated for Death: A Penny Brannigan Mystery

The charming, unusual setting and quirky cast of characters make Duncan's sixth (after 2013's Never Laugh as a Hearse Goes By) book in the series an entertaining read that's only enhanced by the many tutorials on slate mining and Welsh history.

Never Laugh as a Hearse Goes By: A Penny Brannigan Mystery

This fifth entry in a winning series (after A Small Hill To Die On) is a pleasing update of the "body in the library" standard. In the time-honored tradition of village cozies, Duncan provides structure, subtle clues, rampant gossip, and a satisfying conclusion.

A Small Hill To Die On: A Penny Brannigan Mystery

The bucolic Welsh countryside is marred by the discovery of a dead pregnant teen on a hill...

A Killer's Christmas in Wales

In her third Welsh village outing, the Canadian ex-pat and new spa owner (A Brush with Death) is asked to don her amateur sleuthing cap when the rogue who swindled her neighbor is murdered...

A Brush with Death

Duncan writes so well about the lives of people in a small village in Wales that the reader becomes immersed in their daily trials and tribulations. The follow-up to the award-winning The Cold Light of Mourning is sure to appeal to fans of M.C. Beaton and Agatha Christie.

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