Three Novels by Barbara Pym: Civil to Strangers and Other Writings, An Academic Question, and Crampton Hodnet

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When Barbara Pym died in 1980 she left behind several complete but unpublished novels, half-finished works, short stories and many other papers. These were only available in the Bodleian Library in Oxford to scholars. Thanks to Pym’s friend, biographer, and colleague Hazel Holt–author of the much-loved Mrs. Malory Mysteries–three of these complete novels and assorted […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gone Away: The First Mrs. Malory Mystery

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Gone Away ($15.95, 176 pages, 5×8 Trade Paperback, ISBN: 978-1-60381-049-4), is the first book in a cozy mystery series by Hazel Holt. This delightful British cozy mystery series features Mrs. Sheila Malory, a plain-spoken widow residing in the little seaside town of Taviscombe, England. When pretty but avaricious Lee Montgomery disappears, her fiancé Charles Richardson enlists […]

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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