Murder in an English Village by Jessica Ellicott

Murder in an English Village

As friends, the boisterous and brash American Beryl couldn't be less alike than the prim and proper British Edwina. But as sleuths in an England recovering from the Great War, they're the perfect match . . .1920: Flying in the face of convention, legendary American adventuress Beryl Helliwell never fails to surprise and shock. The last thing her adoring public would expect...

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  • Anna Huber
    Absolutely delightful. Readers will fall in love with this intrepid new pair of sleuths as they sniff out the secrets hiding just beneath the surface of even the most unassuming English village....
  • Kristen
    I loved everything about this book! Delightful, start to finish, and I very much hope that the author has plans for more books in this series.This is your traditional "odd couple" story, and the two very different main characters - Edwina, the polite, slightly down-on-her-luck Brit, and Beryl, the f...
  • Dorothy Hodder
    If someone tried to choke you with your own scarf as you walked your dog in your own garden the night after a mischievous friend put it about that you and she were investigating shady dealings in bucolic Walmsley Parva, would you then start seriously investigating instead of calling the local police...
  • Fred
    Murder In An English Village is the first book in the Beryl And Edwina Mystery series.It’s 1920 and Beryl Helliwell, an adventuress has decided that she needs a little peace and quiet and heads to her sleepy childhood village of Walmsley Parva. As she is looking through the local newspaper she ...
  • Patricia
    Like all good murder mysteries, this is a solid character study; in this case, the subjects are an English village and its people after World War I. The effects of the war play an integral part in the plot—one character wears a tin mask to cover his horribly disfigured face; women and men are t...
  • Mark Baker
    When Edwina’s funds get low enough, she starts advertising for a boarder. Fortunately for her, Beryl sees it. The two women, though very different, are boarding school friends, and this new living arrangement suits them both. But Beryl’s presence in Edwina’s small village creates some...
  • Lesa
    Jessica Ellicott introduces two delightful characters in the first in a new series, Murder in an English Village. Travel back in time to 1920, just after the First World War, or The Great War, as it's called in England. Beryl Helliwell is a famous American adventuress who has piloted planes, married...
  • Juli
    It's 1920. England is recuperating from The Great War. In the quiet village of Walmsley Parva, American Beryl Helliwell seeks rest, relaxation and escape from Prohibition. There will be no bathtub gin for Beryl Helliwell! Her former school chum, Edwina Davenport, advertises for a boarder and Beryl j...
  • Cathy Daniel
    Such a charming and wonderful book!! I enjoyed it so much. Edwina & Beryl are so wonderful and such good friends to each other. I love the small post WW1 little English village and the going ons and characters. Great cozy. Can't wait for more! ...

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