He gets a little sidetracked, however, when a woman turns up on the island claiming to be Maxwell Martin’s daughter. Max had been mona’s benefactor for most of her life. As she reveals more to fenella about her relationship with Max, Fenella works to find a way to protect her fortune and find a killer.
Is it possible that mona badly misjudged max? who else besides Fenella had a motive for wanting Rosemary dead? Mona is sure that Max’s sister is behind the whole thing, but proving that might be an impossible task. As mona’s birthday party gets closer, Fenella begins to wonder if there is actually going to be anything to celebrate.
Letters and Lawsuits An Isle of Man Ghostly Cozy Book 12 #ad - Along with everything that she left to her, Fenella’s aunt Mona left instructions for her own birthday party. Doncan quayle, is in charge of arranging the party, Fenella’s advocate, following Mona’s detailed plans. He’d showered mona with gifts, and now Rosemary Ballard is demanding a share of Mona’s estate.
She claims to have letters that prove that Mona had blackmailed Max for years. When rosemary turns up dead, Fenella is the number-one suspect.
Marsupials and Murder An Isle of Man Ghostly Cozy Book 13#ad - When she agrees to spend an hour in the wetlands one morning, Daniel Robinson, the man in her life, offers to join her. Fenella woods has been living on the Isle of Man for a year, and it now seems as if every charity there feels it’s appropriate to start soliciting her. Darrell higgins wants her help monitoring the wild wallaby population in the Curraghs wetlands area of the island.
Marsupials and Murder An Isle of Man Ghostly Cozy Book 13 #ad - Can daniel and fenella work out who killed the island’s main marsupial supporter before the killer chooses another victim? Most of the letters get turned over to Fenella’s advocate to deal with, but one request catches Fenella’s eye. After a boring hour in the cold and rain, they both can’t wait to get indoors, but on the walk back to Daniel’s car, they find Darrell under a bush, dead.
There isn’t any shortage of suspects, from volunteers with the charity to business colleagues of the dead man, not to mention a quartet of ex-wives and one current girlfriend, but motive is harder to determine.
Aunt Bessie's X-Ray An Isle of Man Cozy Mystery Book 24#ad - Can she discover what really happened to Kara Sutton? It’s been a year, and most of the witnesses are in Manchester. Can bessie find answers or is Kelly’s father right? Is she just being nosy? When the receptionist asks Bessie for help, Bessie is intrigued. Aunt bessie’s x-ray happily doesn’t reveal a break.
Bessie cubbon, aunt bessie to nearly everyone, has been walking on Laxey Beach for a great many years. The death was ruled an accident, but Kelly thinks Kara was murdered. Kelly sutton’s sister died a year ago in Manchester. Aunt bessie’s X-ray was just the start. Before long bessie finds herself caught up in an investigation into a death that may or may not have been accidental.
Aunt Bessie's X-Ray An Isle of Man Cozy Mystery Book 24 #ad - An unfortunate fall sees her visiting the Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital for X-rays. Aunt bessie’s X-ray necessitates a follow-up visit. Because of bessie’s age don’t ask the doctor insists on seeing her again to check her arm.
Aunt Bessie Wonders An Isle of Man Cozy Mystery Book 23#ad - When doona suggests a holiday to Lakeview Holiday Park, John, their father, isn’t sure whether to agree or not. Aunt bessie wonders if a holiday is a good idea. Thomas and amy Rockwell have had something of a shock. Carl dietrich is working for lawrence Jenkins, the man who was a business partner to Charles, but who is currently in prison for fraud and other crimes.
Aunt bessie wonders what it would be like to have a holiday where no one is murdered. When carl turns up dead, Doona, John, and even Bessie seem to top the list of suspects. Can bessie help the local police inspector, or is too much to hope that Carl simply had a heart attack? When a second man dies, work out what really happened to Carl? Was it murder, Margaret Hopkins, Bessie can’t help but wonder why she keeps finding herself tangled up in murder investigations.
Aunt Bessie Wonders An Isle of Man Cozy Mystery Book 23 #ad - He’s there because another solicitor is about to challenge Doona’s right to the estate of her former husband, Charles Adams. In the end, doona, john, bessie, and the children make the journey during the February half-term break. Aunt bessie wonders why doona’s solicitor, Stuart Stanley, happens to be at the park at the same time.
Stuart fills Doona in quickly enough.
The Rhodes Case A Markham Sisters Cozy Mystery Novella Book 18#ad - Just hours after the two men arrive, Janet and Joan see a news bulletin about a wanted man who bears an uncanny resemblance to Edward’s guest. Break-ins at houses in the area worry the sisters. Janet markham is both excited and nervous that Edward Bennett is coming for another visit. His job with a secret government agency keeps him travelling around the world, the bed and breakfast she runs with her sister, leaving Janet on her own at Doveby House, Joan.
While janet is attracted to the man, she’s not sure she trusts him. Is it possible that edward has brought a burglar to stay at doveby house? janet wants to trust Edward, but if their guest isn’t behind the burglaries, who is? Can Janet and Joan work out who has been breaking into houses and stealing only the most valuable item in each property? Can Edward be trusted? And why has Joan been taking measurements in the carriage house?
The Rhodes Case A Markham Sisters Cozy Mystery Novella Book 18 #ad - The handsome man has made no secret of the fact that he’s interested in being more than friends with Janet, but he’s usually too busy to pursue her. That trust is further challenged when he tells her that she needs to pretend she’s never met him before when he arrives at Doveby House with his guest.
The Somerset Case A Markham Sisters Cozy Mystery Novella Book 19#ad - Can the sisters help robert work out who is sending the flowers? Can they keep Stacey safe if she comes to stay in one of their guest rooms? And why is Michael Donaldson, Joan’s boyfriend, seemingly avoiding her? Someone has been sending her flowers anonymously every day since the first of February, and she’s had enough.
The cards with the flowers have been getting increasingly sinister, but Stacey is reluctant to bother the local police constable with her problem. Constable robert parsons takes the matter very seriously, suggesting that Stacey quit working and find somewhere else to stay until after Valentine’s Day. Instead, she shares her thoughts about the flowers and some possible senders with Janet and Joan Markham.
The Somerset Case A Markham Sisters Cozy Mystery Novella Book 19 #ad - The sisters own the local bed and breakfast, and Janet helped Stacey in the past when she was out of work. Once the markhams hear Stacey’s story, they insist on ringing the police. Everyone enjoys getting flowers, but stacey, especially around Valentine’s Day, the waitress at the local café, is less than happy with the ones she’s been getting.
The Tanner Case A Markham Sisters Cozy Mystery Novella Book 20#ad - What neither markham sister is expecting is a nasty message spray-painted across the front door of the first place they visit. A second venue and a second lot of graffiti has the sisters ringing their friend, police constable Robert Parsons. Visiting special event venues sounds as if it could be interesting, especially when Janet Markham discovers that there will be cake samples.
He knows enough about the various business owners to understand why no one wants the police involved, though. The three local wedding venues are owned by an odd combination of former spouses and former partners, and everyone is quick to blame someone else in the group for the current difficulties. Can janet and joan work out who is behind the graffiti that seems to be appearing everywhere? Will Robert be able to investigate when the graffiti is being painted over almost immediately? And will the sisters find the perfect venue for an upcoming big day?
Kittens and Killers An Isle of Man Ghostly Cozy Book 11#ad - This time, it’s a fifty-year-old murder case that has captured Daniel’s attention. When winston, the neighbor’s dog, starts barking at a storage shed on the promenade, Fenella can’t help but fear that he’s uncovered a more modern murder mystery. Police inspector daniel Robinson wants help with another cold case, and Fenella Woods is always happy to assist.
How can she persuade mabel’s family and friends that now is the time to reveal all? And can she find good homes for the kittens and their mother before their antics drive her crazy? With witnesses and suspects well into their seventies, working out what happened to Mabel Gross all those years ago is going to be a real challenge.
Kittens and Killers An Isle of Man Ghostly Cozy Book 11 #ad - Instead, she finds herself looking after an injured mother cat and a foursome of extremely active kittens. Things are still somewhat awkward between Fenella and Daniel, but helping him with the case seems a good way to work toward a new beginning. Between looking after kittens and taking a class in reading old records, Fenella doesn’t have much time for investigating the murder.
Can fenella help daniel solve such an old case? It feels as if nearly everyone is keeping secrets.
Aunt Bessie Volunteers An Isle of Man Cozy Mystery Book 22#ad - Aunt bessie volunteers to help Manx National Heritage clear out years of accumulated rubbish at Peel Castle. Elizabeth cubbon has been known as Aunt Bessie for most her life. Now the police just have to work out which woman never got any farther than St. She’s also well known for being a helpful volunteer with Manx National Heritage, the group charged with preserving and publicising the island’s rich history.
Aunt bessie volunteers to take a quick look. When mark finds what looks like a skeleton in one of small towers in the castle walls, Bessie reluctantly takes a peek. They also want to know how she died and how her body ended up at Peel Castle. Patrick’s isle, the tiny island where Peel Castle sits. Bessie and the police need to work out the identity of their skeleton, but that isn’t all.
Aunt Bessie Volunteers An Isle of Man Cozy Mystery Book 22 #ad - She’s acted as an honourary aunt to most of the children who’ve grown up in Laxey over the past fifty years or more. A quick call to the police has Inspector Anna Lambert on the scene a short while later. Aunt bessie volunteers to help the police work out the identity of the skeleton. Bessie knows people all over the island.
It doesn’t take her long to compile a list of women who left the island at the right time and never returned. Equally puzzling is how it managed to remain undiscovered for over thirty years.
Joy and Jealousy An Isle of Man Ghostly Cozy Book 10#ad - While they split up months ago, before Fenella relocated to the island, Jack seems to be having trouble accepting that the relationship is over. Grady isn’t home when he and Fenella arrive, but a string of beautiful women looking for the man turn up almost immediately. Fenella woods is excited to be celebrating her first Christmas on the Isle of Man.
Dr. Grady’s body in the master bedroom, Fenella finds herself in the middle of another murder investigation. Letting jack stay in her house on poppy Drive is necessary, but that puts him right across the road from CID Inspector Daniel Robinson’s house. Daniel and fenella are still trying to work out where their personal relationship is going.
Joy and Jealousy An Isle of Man Ghostly Cozy Book 10 #ad - She’s less enthusiastic that her former boyfriend, Jack, is coming for a long visit. Jack managed to get himself an invitation to stay with Dr. Now he’s investigating a murder where Jack could be considered a suspect and might be the killer’s next target. Can fenella help daniel solve the case and keep jack safe? Can she incorporate American traditions into her first Manx Christmas? And what do you get a ghost for Christmas? .
When one of the women discovers Dr. Peter grady, a university professor who has a second home on the island.
Invitations and Investigations An Isle of Man Ghostly Cozy Book 9#ad - Fenella and her friend, Shelly Quirk, find themselves talking to a number of different people about the missing man. As if helping daniel isn’t enough to keep Fenella busy, she’s planning a banquet for her first Thanksgiving on the island. It isn’t the first time he’s asked her to share her thoughts on an old case, but things have been difficult between the pair since Daniel returned from a lengthy course in the UK.
Invitations and Investigations An Isle of Man Ghostly Cozy Book 9 #ad - Ronald sherman disappeared nearly seven years ago. It seems everyone who knew the man has a different idea as to why. Sending invitations and sharing recipes with the chef at the restaurant she’s chosen seems to take up a lot of her time. Can fenella and shelly work out what actually happened to ronald? Is Daniel hoping to rekindle his romance with Fenella over witness statements? Will Fenella’s Thanksgiving feast be a success or is it a disaster waiting to happen? .
Fenella woods is pleased when police inspector Daniel Robinson asks for her help with another cold case.