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Dunn, Carola

Overview
Works: 162 works in 1,127 publications in 4 languages and 44,398 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  History  Christmas stories  Detective and mystery stories, English  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PR6054.U537, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Carola Dunn
The bloody tower : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1925, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher, a new mother of twins, resumes her career as a journalist by undertaking an article on the Tower of London, but during her research, she stumbles upon the corpse of one of the Yeoman Warders
Gunpowder plot : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1924, while visiting an old school friend's home for the annual Guy Fawkes celebration, Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher is stunned by the supposed suicide of the tyrannical head of the family, who may also have killed a guest
A colourful death : a Cornish mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

28 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking forward to a quiet retirement in Cornwall after a lifetime of international travel, widow Eleanor is inadvertently drawn into a murder investigation involving her wrongly accused artist friend and her detective niece
Black ship : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1925, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher, her husband, Alec Fletcher (a Scotland Yard Detective) and their new twin infant children inherit and move to a new, larger house on the outskirts of London proper, in a stage of slight disrepair (thanks to an aged, now deceased, uncle). Set in a small circle of houses and a communal garden, it seems a near idyllic setting. That is until a dead body turns up half-hidden under the bushes of the communal garden, rumors of bootleggers, American gangsters, and an international liquor smuggling operation via black ships turn everything upside down. And it's up to Daisy - well, Alec with some help from Daisy - to find out who the dead man is, why he was murdered and who did him in!
Manna from Hades by Carola Dunn( Book )

26 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day after collecting donations, elderly widow Eleanor Trewynn and the vicar's wife find the dead body of a longhaired, scruffy-looking youth hidden in the stockroom of the charity shop. Then they discover that some donated jewelry thought to be fake is actually very real, very expensive, and the haul from a violent robbery in London. Making matters more complex, the corpse found in the storeroom is apparently not one of the robbers
Sheer folly : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1926. Daisy and her friend Lucy are at a stately home reputed to have the best grotto in the country, for research on their architectural book. As long-held secrets and resentments threaten to explode, even Daisy couldn't predict the deadly events to come
Heirs of the body : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

28 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the late 1920's in England, The Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher is recruited to help her cousin Edgar--i.e. the Lord Dalrymple. About to turn fifty, Lord Dalrymple decides it is time to find out who would be the heir to the viscountcy. With the help of the family lawyer, who advertises Empire-wide, they have come up with four potential claimants. For his fiftieth birthday, Edgar invites those would-be heirs--along with Daisy and the rest of the family--to Fairacres, the family estate. In the meantime, Daisy is asked to be the family's representative at the lawyer's interviews with the claimants. Those four are a hotelier from Scarborough, a diamond merchant from South Africa, a young mixed-raced boy from Trinidad, and a sailor from Jamaica. However, according to his very pregnant wife, the sailor has gone missing. Daisy and Alec must uncover a conspiracy if they are going to stop the killing in the latest from the accomplished master of the genre, Carola Dunn"--
Anthem for doomed youth : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the spring of 1926, the corpses of three men are found in shallow graves off the beaten path in Epping Forest ouside of London. Called in to lead the investigation, DCI Alec fletcher of Scotland Yard is under urgent orders from his supervisor at the Yark to accomplish two things: solve the mystery quickly, and keep his wife, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher far away from the case
Fall of a philanderer by Carola Dunn( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher's summer holiday by the sea with her husband, Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher of Scotland Yard, and her stepdaughter, Belinda, is thrown into turmoil by the discovery of a local innkeeper's body
Die laughing : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confronting her darkest fears by making a dental appointment, the honorable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher is alarmed to discover that her dentist has died in his office, an event she is reluctant to believe was accidental
The valley of the shadow : a Cornish mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While out on a walk, Eleanor Trewynn, her niece, and her neighbor spot a young, half-drowned Indian man floating in the water. Delirious and concussed, he utters a cryptic message about his family being trapped in a cave and his mother dying. The young man is whisked away to a hospital, and a desperate effort is mounted to find the missing family - who the local police inspector presumes are refugees from East Africa abandoned by a smuggler
Superfluous women : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

21 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In England in the late 1920s, The Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher, on a convalescent trip to the countryside, goes to visit three old school friends in the area. The three, all unmarried, have recently bought a house together. They are a part of the generation of "superfluous women"--Brought up expecting marriage and a family, but left without any prospects after more than 700,000 British men were killed in the Great War. Daisy and her husband Alec--Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher, of Scotland Yard --go for a Sunday lunch with Daisy's friends, where one of the women mentions a wine cellar below their house, which remains curiously locked, no key to be found. Alec offers to pick the lock, but when he opens the door, what greets them is not a cache of wine, but the stench of a long-dead body. And with that, what was a pleasant Sunday lunch has taken an unexpected turn. Now Daisy's three friends are the most obvious suspects in a murder and her husband Alec is a witness, so he can't officially take over the investigation. So before the local detective, Superintendent Underwood, can officially bring charges against her friends, Daisy is determined to use all her resources (Alec) and skills to solve the mystery behind this perplexing locked-room crime"--
A mourning wedding : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wedding at the estate of the charming Earl of Haverhill is interrupted by the dual murders of the bride's great aunt and uncle, Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher and her husband, Detective Chief Inspector Alex Fletcher, must deduce who among a horde of wedding guests is the culprit
The winter garden mystery : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

35 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The body of a pregnant maid is discovered on the grounds of an English manor and police accuse the gardener of killing her. Fortunately, Town and Country reporter Daisy Dalrymple is around to clear the man's name and find the real killer
Death at Wentwater Court : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

35 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daisy Dalrymple, having lost her father, brother, and fiancé during World War I, travels to Wentwater Court to conduct an interview for "Town and Country" magazine but instead becomes involved in the investigation into the death of Lord Astwick
Mistletoe and murder : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveling with her family to an old Cornish estate at Christmastime, writer Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher learns of the estate's lore, ghost stories, and resentments before discovering that a murderer is among her party
The case of the murdered muckraker : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In late 1923 the newly married Daisy Dalrymple and her husband, Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher of Scotland Yard, come to America for a honeymoon visit. In the midst of a pleasure trip, however, both work in a bit of business Alec travels to Washington, D.C. to consult with the U.S. government, Daisy to New York to meet with her American magazine editor. After her late-morning meeting Daisy agrees to accompany her editor, Mr. Thorwald, to lunch, but as they are leaving the offices they hear a gunshot and see a man plummeting down an elevator shaft."--Jacket
Rattle his bones : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While researching a story in 1923, Daisy Dalrymple finds herself in the middle of a murderous rivalry between two curators at the Natural History Museum
Damsel in distress : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery by Carola Dunn( Book )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American heiress is abducted in 1920s England and friends enroll the help of journalist and sleuth Daisy Dalrymple. When Daisy's attempt to free the American fails, she calls in Inspector Fletcher
 
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The bloody tower : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery
Alternative Names
Carola Dunn Romance and crime fiction writer

Dunn, Carola Romance fiction writer

Languages
English (406)

German (19)

Polish (3)

Hungarian (2)

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Gunpowder plot : a Daisy Dalrymple mysteryA colourful death : a Cornish mysteryBlack ship : a Daisy Dalrymple mysteryManna from HadesSheer folly : a Daisy Dalrymple mysteryAnthem for doomed youth : a Daisy Dalrymple mysteryFall of a philandererDie laughing : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery