Dandy Gilver and a Bothersome Number of Corpses

A Mystery

Dandy Gilver (Volume 3)

Catriona McPherson

Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

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"Agatha Christie meets Upstairs Downstairs . . . [For] fans of Phryne Fisher and Maisie Dobbs." —Publishers Weekly

A mystery writer perfect for fans of Upstairs Downstairs, Downton Abbey, and Gosford Park,  Catriona McPherson has charmed readers everywhere with her fun and clever series set in 1920s Scotland. In this new adventure, witty, aristocratic sleuth Dandy Gilver travels to an all-girls school in the small seaside town of Portpatrick to investigate the disappearance of a childhood friend who taught there. Soon, Dandy discovers that her missing chum is not the only thing that's off in Portpatrick. Other teachers have been disappearing at an alarming rate. The BBC has optioned the Dandy Gilver series for television, and mystery fans will love Dandy Gilver and a Bothersome Number of Corpses, the newest excursion with Scotland's most charming sleuth.

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Praise for Dandy Gilver and a Bothersome Number of Corpses

Praise for the Dandy Gilver series:
"A real contender for the Agathas . . . A great choice for Jacqueline Winspear, Carola Dunn, and Amy Patricia Meade fans." —Library Journal (starred)

"While reading this latest Dandy Gilver book, we kept thinking what a jolly film could be made of this, with loads of plum-juicy parts." —Yahoo! Shine

“A dandy series from a Scottish-born author; wit, humor, clues, and red herrings abound.” —The Boston Globe, Favorite Mysteries 2011

"Agatha Christie lives! . . . You'll love this book." —John Lescroart

"Witty, humorous, and a thoroughly good read." —M. C. Beaton

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Catriona McPherson

CATRIONA MCPHERSON was born near Edinburgh, where she received her Ph.D.  Her previous Dandy Gilver mystery, Dandy Gilver and the Proper Treatment of Bloodstains, won the Sue Feder Memorial Award in 2012. Catriona lives in Davis, California, with her husband and two cats.

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Dandy Gilver and a Bothersome Number of Corpses
A Mystery
Catriona McPherson

Hardcover

Hardcover
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books
November 2013
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781250028907
ISBN10: 1250028906
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 320 pages
$25.99

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books
November 2013
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781250030009
ISBN10: 1250030005
336 pages
$12.99
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