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....
  • Ellen
    Beryl Helliwell is at a crossroads in her life. Marriage and adventures have taken her far and wide around the world. However, she is reluctant to return to the US and Prohibition. Edwina Davenport is on the brink of poverty after the passing of her family members and the ending of WWI. In order to ...
  • 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...
  • Ellen
    The world traveler and adventurer, Beryl Helliwell, realizes her old friend Edwina is in need of financial assistance when Edwina advertises for a lodger. The setting is post World War I! in a small village in England, where nefarious doings come to the attention of Edwina and Beryl. A fun start to ...
  • Nate
    I remember seeing this book a few months ago I believe on one of my cozy Mystery Facebook groups and was interested immediately. I love all things British and was watching Midsomer Murder like a fiend. So when the opportunity arose to review an ARC I was positively giddy. Now I will say that it was ...
  • 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...

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