Sins Out of School : Dorothy Martin

  • by Jeanne Dams
  • Narrated by Kate Reading
  • Series: Dorothy Martin
  • 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

English food is all well and good in its place, but for expatriate amateur sleuth Dorothy Martin, there's nothing like a good Thanksgiving turkey with all the trimmings to make November seem complete. In the midst of the preparations, though, when Dorothy gets a call to help out for one day at the local school because Amanda Doyle just hasn't shown up, she does agree to help; she was, after all, a schoolteacher. Things turn out very badly on Thanksgiving Day. As she awaits the arrival of her guests, Dorothy gets another call: could she look after Mrs. Doyle's 9-year-old daughter, Miriam? The child's father has been murdered, and the murmurings over the wishbone are not part of any celebration Dorothy would have planned.

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What the Critics Say

"Dorothy's outsider status gives her a fresh perspective on village eccentricities....Dorothy's not exactly bland herself, given her penchant for detecting, her colorful millinery, and her phone-answering cat." (Detroit Free Press)

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Customer Reviews

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Grew up in Indiana & love Mysteries set in England

So I always enjoy Jeanne Dams' books. I had read the book and enjoyed the audio book even more. 4 stars because I thought the story at times was a little preachy. Kate Reading is a favorite narrator.
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- Library Lady

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-29-2007
  • Publisher: Books on Tape