Superfluous Death: The Sixth Mrs. Malory Mystery

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Superfluous Death (ISBN: 978-1-60381-140-8, 194 pp., $12.95), originally published in 1995, is Hazel Holt’s sixth mystery featuring amateur sleuth Mrs. Sheila Malory.

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The sleepy seaside town of Taviscombe has more than its share of gossips […]

Murder on Campus: Mrs. Malory Visits the USA

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Murder on Campus, or Detective in Residence

Murder on Campus (ISBN: 978-1-60381-138-5, $12.95, 288 pp.), originally published in 1994, is the fifth of Hazel Holt’s Mrs. Malory mysteries.

Click here to see the redesigned editions of the first four Mrs. Malory mysteries.  All five books (and the two to come: Superfluous Death and Death of a […]

Truth Be Veiled: A Justin Steele Murder Case

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Coffeetown’s newest release, Truth Be Veiled (242 pp, $16.95/paper, $24.95/cloth, ISBN: 978-1-60381-080-7), by Joel Cohen and Carla T. Main, is a fascinating examination of legal ethics as well as a compelling page-turner about a complex murder case.

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A woman falls from her fifteenth-story window … was […]

Mrs. Malory and the Festival Murder: The Fourth Mrs. Malory Mystery

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Mrs. Malory and the Festival Murder ($12.95, 186 pages, 5×8 Trade Paperback, ISBN: 978-1-60381-046-3) is the fourth book in a cozy mystery series by Hazel Holt. Mrs. Malory visits the Taviscombe Festival, which has been appropriated by Adrian Palgrave, a writer of little renown. Palgrave, literary executor for Lawrence Meredith, a leading literary figure of the 20s […]

The Shortest Journey: The Third Mrs. Malory Mystery

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The Shortest Journey ($12.95, 182 pages, 5×8 Trade Paperback, ISBN: 978-1-60381-055-5) is the third book in a cozy mystery series by Hazel Holt. Mrs. Malory returns to investigate a rich widow’s disappearance after her daughter pressures her mother to sign over a large inheritance. The dauntless sleuth delves beneath the peaceful surface of village life to uncover […]

The Cruellest Month: The Second Mrs. Malory Mystery

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The Cruelest Month ($12.95, 196 pages, 5×8 Trade Paperback, ISBN: 978-1-60381-052-4) is the second book in a cozy mystery series by Hazel Holt. Widow Sheila Malory has been looking forward to her stay at the Bodleian Library in Oxford as a chance to research wartime women writers and catch up with old friends from her college […]

Hazel Holt's first four Mrs. Malory Mysteries are Back in Print

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Coffeetown Press is proud to reissue the first four novels of Hazel Holt’s Mrs. Malory mysteries, a classic “cozy” series based in the fictional English town of Taviscomb featuring a forthright, middle-aged female detective who has a lot in common with the delightful Hazel Holt herself. Read an interview with the author. [To order, please […]

Mrs. Malory is Back on the Case

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Coffeetown Press is proud to reissue the first four novels of Hazel Holt’s Mrs. Malory mysteries, a classic “cozy” series based in the fictional English town of Taviscomb featuring a forthright, middle-aged female detective who has a lot in common with the delightful Hazel Holt herself.

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Thank you, Mr. Salinger

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Thank you, Mr. Salinger

The death of J. D. Salinger left me feeling that I had lost a boyhood friend. Salinger himself was never a personal friend of mine, but his creation Holden Caulfield was. Holden was one of the very few who understood my young self, who shared my amusement in the sound of a […]

Henry James's The Turn of the Screw

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By Henry James, Edited by Peter G. Beidler

Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw, is one of the most often read, often taught, and often criticized novels in the history of literature.

For the first time since 1898, readers can experience Henry James’s eerie The Turn of the Screw the way his original readers did, […]