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Dunn, Carola

Overview
Works: 182 works in 1,234 publications in 4 languages and 44,992 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  History  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PR6054.U537, 823.914
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Publications about Carola Dunn
Publications by Carola Dunn
Most widely held works by Carola Dunn
The bloody tower : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 1,554 libraries worldwide
In 1925, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher, a new mother of twins, resumes her career as a journalist by undertaking an article on the Tower of London, but during her research, she stumbles upon the corpse of one of the Yeoman Warders
A colourful death : a Cornish mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )
26 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,495 libraries worldwide
Looking forward to a quiet retirement in Cornwall after a lifetime of international travel, widow Eleanor is inadvertently drawn into a murder investigation involving her wrongly accused artist friend and her detective niece
Black ship : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,477 libraries worldwide
In 1925, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher, her husband, Alec Fletcher (a Scotland Yard Detective) and their new twin infant children inherit and move to a new, larger house on the outskirts of London proper, in a stage of slight disrepair (thanks to an aged, now deceased, uncle). Set in a small circle of houses and a communal garden, it seems a near idyllic setting. That is until a dead body turns up half-hidden under the bushes of the communal garden, rumors of bootleggers, American gangsters, and an international liquor smuggling operation via black ships turn everything upside down. And it's up to Daisy - well, Alec with some help from Daisy - to find out who the dead man is, why he was murdered and who did him in!
Manna from Hades by Carola Dunn( Book )
26 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,442 libraries worldwide
The day after collecting donations, elderly widow Eleanor Trewynn and the vicar's wife find the dead body of a longhaired, scruffy-looking youth hidden in the stockroom of the charity shop. Then they discover that some donated jewelry thought to be fake is actually very real, very expensive, and the haul from a violent robbery in London. Making matters more complex, the corpse found in the storeroom is apparently not one of the robbers
Heirs of the body : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )
27 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,433 libraries worldwide
"In the late 1920's in England, The Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher is recruited to help her cousin Edgar--i.e. the Lord Dalrymple. About to turn fifty, Lord Dalrymple decides it is time to find out who would be the heir to the viscountcy. With the help of the family lawyer, who advertises Empire-wide, they have come up with four potential claimants. For his fiftieth birthday, Edgar invites those would-be heirs--along with Daisy and the rest of the family--to Fairacres, the family estate. In the meantime, Daisy is asked to be the family's representative at the lawyer's interviews with the claimants. Those four are a hotelier from Scarborough, a diamond merchant from South Africa, a young mixed-raced boy from Trinidad, and a sailor from Jamaica. However, according to his very pregnant wife, the sailor has gone missing. Daisy and Alec must uncover a conspiracy if they are going to stop the killing in the latest from the accomplished master of the genre, Carola Dunn"--
Sheer folly : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )
24 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,432 libraries worldwide
In March of 1926, Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher and her friend and collaborator Lucy (a.k.a. Lady Gerald) head off for several days at stately Appsworth Hall, reputed to have the best grotto in England. Working on a book of architectural follies, they plan a productive weekend researching and photographing it. Alas, it's not to be quite so simple. When the grotto explodes with the abominable Lord Rydal in it, the question is not who would do it, but who did do it
Gone West : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,424 libraries worldwide
Visiting a friend in 1926 Derbyshire, Daisy learns that her friend has been ghost-writing a popular novelist's most recent, and more successful, works while the novelist succumbs to a suspicious illness-- which may be poisoning
Anthem for doomed youth : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )
20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,378 libraries worldwide
In the spring of 1926, the corpses of three men are found in shallow graves off the beaten path in Epping Forest ouside of London. Called in to lead the investigation, DCI Alec Fletcher of Scotland Yard is under urgent orders from his supervisor at the Yark to accomplish two things: solve the mystery quickly, and keep his wife, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher far away from the case
Fall of a philanderer by Carola Dunn( Book )
22 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,368 libraries worldwide
Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher's summer holiday by the sea with her husband, Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher of Scotland Yard, and her stepdaughter, Belinda, is thrown into turmoil by the discovery of a local innkeeper's body
Die laughing : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )
27 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 1,295 libraries worldwide
Confronting her darkest fears by making a dental appointment, the Honorable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher is alarmed to discover that her dentist has died in his office, an event she is reluctant to believe was accidental
Superfluous women : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )
22 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,257 libraries worldwide
"In England in the late 1920s, a pleasant lunch in the country with old friends takes an unexpected turn when a very old, very dead body shows up in a locked wine cellar"--
A mourning wedding : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,212 libraries worldwide
When a wedding at the estate of the charming Earl of Haverhill is interrupted by the dual murders of the bride's great aunt and uncle, Daisy Dalyrmple and her husband, Detective Chief Inspector Alex Fletcher, must deduce who among a horde of wedding guests is the culprit
Death at Wentwater Court : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )
42 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
Daisy Dalrymple, having lost her father, brother, and fiance d́uring World War I, travels to Wentwater Court to conduct an interview for "Town and Country" magazine but instead becomes involved in the investigation into the death of Lord Astwick
The winter garden mystery : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )
37 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
The body of a pregnant maid is discovered on the grounds of an English manor and police accuse the gardener of killing her. Fortunately, Town and Country reporter Daisy Delrimple is around to clear the man's name and find the real killer
The case of the murdered muckraker : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
"In late 1923 the newly married Daisy Dalrymple and her husband, Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher of Scotland Yard, come to America for a honeymoon visit. In the midst of a pleasure trip, however, both work in a bit of business Alec travels to Washington, D.C. to consult with the U.S. government, Daisy to New York to meet with her American magazine editor. After her late-morning meeting Daisy agrees to accompany her editor, Mr. Thorwald, to lunch, but as they are leaving the offices they hear a gunshot and see a man plummeting down an elevator shaft."--Jacket
Buried in the country by Carola Dunn( Book )
10 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
"After many years working around the world for an international charity in the late 1960s, Eleanor Trewynn has retired to the relative quiet of a small town in Cornwall. But her quiet life is short-lived when, due to her experience, the Commonwealth Relations Office reaches out to her to assist in a secret conference that is to take place in a small hotel outside the historical village of Tintagel. Meanwhile, her niece, Detective Sargent Megan Pencarrow, is investigating the disappearance of a local solicitor when she is assigned to help provide security for the conference. Two African students, refugees from Ian Smith's Rhodesia, arrive for the conference, escorted by Megan's bête noire from Scotland Yard. They are followed by two mysterious and sinister Londoners, whose allegiances and connections to the conference and the missing solicitor are unclear. With a raging storm having trapped everyone in the hotel, the stage is set for murder, and it's up to Eleanor and Megan to uncover the truth before more lives are lost"--
Rattle his bones : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 955 libraries worldwide
While researching a story in 1923, Daisy Dalrymple finds herself in the middle of a murderous rivalry between two curators at the Natural History Museum
Requiem for a mezzo by Carola Dunn( Book )
31 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 938 libraries worldwide
In March of 1923, writer Daisy Dalrymple takes a break from her work to attend a performance of Verdi's Requiem at the Albert Hall with Scotland Yard's Detective Alec Fletcher. At the performance the soprano falls dead on stage, killed by cyanide poisoning. Daisy and Fletcher launch an investigation. By the author of Death at Wentwater Court
 
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Alternative Names
Carola Dunn Romance and crime fiction writer
Dunn, Carola Romance fiction writer
Languages
English (407)
German (16)
Polish (3)
Hungarian (2)
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