English food is all well and good in its place, but for expatriate amateur sleuth Dorothy Martin, there’s nothing like a good Thanksgiving turkey with all the trimmings to make November seem complete. In the midst of the preparations, though, when Dorothy gets a call to help out for one day at the local school because Amanda Doyle just hasn’t shown up, she does agree to help; she was, after all, a schoolteacher. Things turn out very badly on Thanksgiving Day. As she awaits the arrival of her guests, Dorothy gets another call: Could she look after Mrs. Doyle’s nine-year-old daughter, Miriam? The child’s father has been murdered, and the murmurings over the wishbone are not part of any celebration Dorothy would have planned.
“Dorothy’s outsider status gives her a fresh perspective on village eccentricities. . . . Dorothy’s not exactly bland herself, given her penchant for detecting, her colorful millinery, and her phone-answering cat.”—Detroit Free Press
Jeanne M. Dams is the author of the popular Dorothy Martin mystery series and an Agatha Award winner. She was born in South Bend, Indiana, and has lived there for almost all of her life. She is the writer of The… More about Jeanne M. Dams
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Published by Random House Audio Aug 27, 2003| 540 Minutes| ISBN 9781415912195