Sins Out of School

Sins Out of School

Book - 2003
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An expatriate American in England, Dorothy Martin finds her plans to celebrate Thanksgiving threatened when she assists at the local school after teacher Amanda Doyle, the prime suspect in the murder of her husband, mysteriously vanishes.

Blackwell North Amer
She thought the lack of cranberry sauce was going to be her biggest problem, but a missing schoolteacher, a murdered man, a troubled child, and a call for help were difficulties Dorothy Martin most definitely hadn't foreseen.
She had wanted to have a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for her husband, Alan, and some of her friends, a taste of home for a holiday she missed. Then the call came from the school, asking Dorothy to fill in for a few hours because Amanda Doyle hadn't shown up and there was a flu epidemic and no one was available. Three days later, on Thanksgiving, the second call came: John Doyle was dead - murdered - and Amanda was the suspect. Would Dorothy mind caring for their daughter, Miriam, for the day? Please?
Dorothy had already sensed that something was not right in the Doyle household: John was clearly abusive, emotionally if not physically, and the church the family belonged to held some very strange ideas about sin and punishment. Now Amanda and Miriam needed her; neither of them could he responsible for the murder, no matter how it looked to the police.
With Alan's help and more than a few surprises, Dorothy unravels a nasty knot of family secrets and gives Amanda and Miriam something for which to be truly thankful.

& Taylor

Yearning for a traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner, expatriate American and amateur sleuth Dorothy Martin finds her plans for her feast threatened when she is asked to assist at the local school after teacher Amanda Doyle, the prime suspect in the murder of her husband, mysteriously vanishes.

Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2003
ISBN: 9780802733795
Branch Call Number: Mystery Dam
Characteristics: 254 p. ; 22 cm


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Dec 20, 2016

(The eighth book in the Dorothy Martin series)


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