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3) Olive, again
When Dorothy Martin gets a call from her friend Ada Finch, whose gardener son has been arrested for the attempted theft of an antique dolls' tea set from the Miniatures Museum at the imposing Brocklesby Hall, she doesn't hesitate to offer her services to clear his name. But when theft leads to murder, Dorothy discovers there are big secrets hidden in the rooms filled with miniatures.
Spending a peaceful vacation on the charming Scottish island of Iona, Dorothy Martin's enjoyment is marred only by her fellow travelling companions, a bickering American church tour. When one of the group suffers a fatal fall from a cliff, everyone believes it to be an accident. Everyone except Dorothy, that is. With the police about to close the case, Dorothy feels bound to investigate. It's a decision she may regret.
A charming, quick-witted woman of a certain age, Dorothy Martin once more finds herself embroiled in a most puzzling crime . . . and a saga of greed, jealousy and murder.
The victim: a fellow American, her seat companion on a commuter train to London. Dorothy is convinced he was poisoned, yet the authorities' response to her interest is emphatic denial: there was no man, no body, no crime.
Undaunted, Dorothy discovers not only the victim's...
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