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Author: Jeanne M. Dams
ISBN13: 978-0802733474
Title: Killing Cassidy (Dorothy Martin Mysteries, No. 6)
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Category: Mystery
Publisher: Walker & Co; First Edition edition (November 1, 2000)
Pages: 210

Killing Cassidy (Dorothy Martin Mysteries, No. 6) by Jeanne M. Dams

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Killing Cassidy book. With no credentials and a local police department that resents his presence, he must now learn how to uncover secrets with no one but his wife to guide him. Fortunately, she's as good a teacher as she is a detective. With all the charm and grace that makes the traditional, British cozy-style mystery a mainstay of fans around the world, Jeanne M. Dams proves once again that Dorothy Martin is a sleuth with staying power. Killing Cassidy by Jeanne M. Dams. Dorothy Martin and husband Alan Nesbitt are on a vacation of sorts. They're visiting Dorothy's hometown Hillsburg, Indiana. It's not just another vacation in which they can put their feet up and take it easy.

by Dams, Jeanne M. Publication date 2000. Topics Martin, Dorothy (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Retired teachers. Publisher New York : Walker. Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive. ENCRYPTED DAISY download. For print-disabled users.

Killing Cassidy (Dorothy Martin Mysteries, No. 6). (Now that Dorothy Martin has proved to the good folk of S. Now that Dorothy Martin has proved to the good folk of Shrewsbury, England, that she's more than adept at sleuthing, what might be more natural than for her to bring her skills back home to the United States? Dorothy returns to Hillsburg, Indiana, to claim a small inheritance and a large problem. On the surface it seems absurd. The Body in the Transept (Dorothy Martin Mysteries, No. 1) by Dams, Jeanne M. (1995) Hardcover.

Dorothy Martin is fitting in comfortably in her new English home, and now that her policeman husband, Alan, has retired, she's looking forward to some quiet time with him. But then the letter arrives: an old acquaintance in Indiana has died and left her a small inheritance. It seems an excuse to travel back to the States and take a well-deserved vacation. Dorothy should have known better. As well as the money, Kevin Cassidy has left a note predicting his own murder. It seems absurd; the beloved professor was ninety-six when he died, apparently from pneumonia. She was about twenty, with long blond hair, and her body was found a few days after she fell from the cliffs to her death on the rocks below. No one identified her; no one reported a missing girl.

Killing Cassidy by Jeanne M. It seems Dorothy's old and dear friend Kevin Cassidy has died and left her in his will. that's not all he's left he. evin Cassidy has also left a letter for Dorothy regarding his murder. He believed someone was trying to kill him and he wanted Dorothy to investigate.

Written by Jeanne M. Narrated by Kate Reading. Dorothy Martin is fitting in comfortably in her new English home, and now that her policeman husband, Alan, has retired, she's looking forward to some quiet time with him. Red, White, and Blue Murder: A Hilda Johansson Mystery, Book 2.

Series: Dorothy Martin Mysteries (6). Members. Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired chief constable Alan Nesbitt, travel to Dorothy's former hometown in Southern Indiana to collect a bequest left to Dorothy by an old friend, microbiologist Kevin Cassidy. There they discover that the unusual terms of the bequest are the result of Dr. Cassidy's suspicion that someone was trying to murder him. Dr. Cassidy died of pneumonia, but Dorothy and Alan are soon convinced that his fear of murder wasn't unfounded

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I’m going to lie around the house and do as close to nothing as I can manage. Meals of leftovers whenever anyone wants to raid the refrigerator. Why, did you have something in mind? ought Alan and I might drive up to Bloomington. It’s a beautiful day and I’d like him to see the IU campus. IU is Indiana University, Alan. But, Peggy, I’m embarrassed about treating your house like a hotel. I don’t suppose you and Doc would like to come with us?. Thanks, but no thanks. I’m pooped, and Doc is still crabby about the game

Amateur sleuth Dorothy Martin returns to Hillsburg, Indiana, to claim a small inheritance and to investigate, with the help of her ex-cop husband Alan, the possible murder of her elderly benefactor, Kevin Cassidy, who left Dorothy a letter suggesting the possibility of foul play.
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I always enjoy these cozy mysteries, and it was interesting because this one takes place on America. I'm looking forward to reading the next book in the series.
Jeanne Dams books, both her Dorothy Martin and Hilda series are fun and relaxing reads. I love Hilda, and anyone who enjoys historical fiction and old houses will love her too. Enjoy.
Another great story.
The usually impeccable Kate Reading does a fine job with performing the heroine, Dorothy Martin; unfortunately, she has trouble producing a satisfactory voice and presence for the British retired detective husband. It makes for some discomfort although not to a degree that measurably depresses the quality of the script from which she works. That script, the text of a mystery by Jeanne M. Dams, is generally interesting, but not of superior quality. She does make us feel the bewilderment of an American widow returning to her home town in Indiana, accompanied by her recently acquired English husband. The object of the trip is to fulfill a request of an old teacher and friend, who has died at an advanced age, to investigate his death as the murder of which he is certain he will be the victim. They find that the idea of murder in his case simply does not conform to any of the facts known to the police, friends or acquaintances. Driven by the heroines sense of guilt over having lost contact with her old friend, she and her husband persist in their efforts. I believe the recounting of these efforts and the reactions of the heroine will draw the reader into the story. The denouement certainly involves motivations which, in their particularities, are rather unique.
All in all, a decent story, well read with, the exception noted. The average mystery reader should not be disappointed.
Sexagenarian American Dorothy Martin has lived in England for three years. Her husband of two years ex-Deputy Constable Alan Nesbitt recognizes that Dorothy has a zest for living, but cannot understand how she always seems to land in the middle of a homicide investigation. While the happily married duo eats breakfast, a letter arrives from the states stating that a dear friend recently passed away leaving Dorothy with $5,000 provided she returns to Indiana to collect her inheritance.

Dorothy knows that ninety-five year old Kevin Cassidy would never have capriciously called her home unless he had cause. Accompanied by Alan, Dorothy returns to the American hinterland only to receive the check and a letter in which the deceased claims someone murdered him and he wants hr to investigate his claim. The medical records state that Kevin died from pneumonia, but a little digging surfaces viable suspects with means, motives, and opportunities to abet Mother Nature.

KILLING CASSIDY seems similar in style to the works of Agatha Christie and consequently fans of the great author will enjoy this old-fashioned amateur sleuth tale. Alan and Dorothy are a warm couple whose sweet, realistic romance proves the furnace still runs. The story line is cerebral and complex with strong secondary characters (including the deceased) adding depth and color to the plot. Jeanne M. Dams creates another winning novel that will send elated mystery lovers seeking her previous works.

Harriet Klausner
The first book of this series is one of my all-time favorites. Maybe that is why I had higher expectations for this installment of Dorothy Martin's adventures. Compared to the first five books in the series, Killing Cassidy is definitely the weakest.
Unlike the other reviewers here, I didn't mind that Dorothy and Alan left England for America. In fact, it was a lot of fun to see Dorothy come to terms with how much her life has changed. Too bad the mystery itself was lacking.
It seems like the author was more concerned with her message about healthcare and less concerned with constructing a solid mystery. The problem is, I read mysteries to be entertained and this one had me wanting to skim over the preachy parts. The supporting characters were fun, but we didn't see enough of them. Finally, the ending was too abrupt and under-explained.