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"A lighthearted, pleasantly entertaining read for fans of the British cozy." --Emily Melton, Booklist

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780881503340
ISBN-10: 0881503347
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 109mm x 20mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 30-Dec-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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US Kirkus Review » Back in England after The Cape Cod Conundrum (1993), Sir Toby Glendower, a victim of his own tediously detailed academic success, is invited by his old student Stephen Farwell, curator of the Dorset County Museum, to act as consultant on the excavation of a henge newly discovered in downtown Dorset. When the body of dotty Col. Orchard, who'd opposed the excavation, turns up in Druid garb in a nearby pond, Toby starts to make frantic phone calls to his irascible sidekick Dame Penny Spring in New Zealand. By the time she arrives, however, the all-stops-out plotting has moved from Druids (the head of a local coven has already been murdered) to smugglers to Marie Antoinette's crown jewels. The mixture as before: churlish detectives, awed and sycophantic minor characters, mystery-mongering from the dark side of the moon. For loyalists only, and you have to wonder about them. (Kirkus Reviews)


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Author Biography - Margot Arnold

Margot Arnold is the pseudonym of the author of twelve mysteries featuring the globetrotting exploits of Penny and Sir Toby, as well as several novels of romantic suspense. She lives in Hyannis, Massachusetts

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