Death at Wentwater Court - Carola Dunn Reviews
Description:ISBN 1845298659 / Genre: Crime / Thriller / Author: Carola Dunn / Paperback / 192 Pages / Book is published 2009-08-27 by Robinson
Newest Review: ... mystery starts. The colours are not dull but feel cool and vintage to give it the Winter 1920s scene to it, which I believe ... more
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by - written on 18/12/13 (Useful, 19 readings)
I received this book as a gift from someone who had a strong passion for murder mysteries such as Agatha Christie and he said that it's not as complicated story but has lots of thrills and excitement with unexpected twists. ---Image--- It's the main character, Daisy Dalrymple, on the front cover, wrapped up for winter, ice skating on the frozen lake where her first mystery starts. The colours are not dull but feel cool and vintage to give it the Winter 1920s scene to it, which I believe that fits perfectly with the story. ---Story--- Daisy Dalrymple arrives at Wentwater Court to write an article for Town and Country. She has chosen to take ... Read the complete review
by - written on 15/12/12, updated on 15/12/12 (Very useful, 107 readings)
Let's go back in time, nearly one hundred years, to the 1920s to be precise. The country is still recovering from World War I. Society is changing whether people like it or not. Many young men have died in the trenches, many have returned badly wounded. Women are entering the work force, even members of the High Society. What a shame! How scandalous! The Honourable Daisy Dalrymple's father, a Viscount, died in an influenza epidemic, her brother and her fiancÚ in the war. The title went to a cousin. She could stay with her mother but knowing that this would drive her mad she moves to London where she shares a flat with a photographer friend and works as ... Read the complete review
by - written on 26/01/10, updated on 27/01/10 (Very useful, 11 readings)
This is the first of the Daisy Dalrymple Mystery series by Carola Dunn. The novel is set in the 1920s and Daisy is one of a new breed of young women trying to make their own way in the world. Daisy is, in fact, an 'Honourable' - the daughter of a viscount. Unfortunately, her elder brother Gervaise was killed on active service during World War I and as her father is dead, the estate has passed to Daisy's cousin as girls didn't inherit estates at this time. As the novel progresses we find out that Daisy also has a strained relationship with her mother, the dowager vicountess - who thinks Daisy should either marry and settle down or live a life appropriate to ... Read the complete review
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