M.J. Elliott The Hilary Caine Mysteries

ISBN 13: 9781602451629

The Hilary Caine Mysteries

 
9781602451629: The Hilary Caine Mysteries
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Created and written by British author M. J. Elliott and set in the England of the 1930's, Hilary Caine is a young woman with a unique gift for solving crimes. She is employed by the English tabloid Tittle Tattle Magazine as their in house Girl Detective, she solves the crime, they write the story.

Product Features:

CD1:

A Reputation for Murder: In her first outing young Hilary employs the methods of Holmes and Ellery Queen to solve the murder of a local minister.

Blood Will Have Blood: Hilary is tipped off to a murder that hasn't quite happened ... yet.

The Motto of the Seahawk: A missing persons case takes an ugly turn and Hilary is on the job for justice and a good write up in Tittle Tattle magazine.

CD2:

The Biier End (Double Length): In this special double length story Inspector Finn once again has the able "assistance" of Hilary Caine in seeking to discover who murdered the rich American financier and how did the killer get in and out with no one seeing him... or her?

Mystery Repeats Itself: It's murder most foul, but was it one killing or two, and how is it that Hilary is the alibi for the very man everyone says did it, including the victims?


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Review:

The spirit of Ellery Queen lives on in a new character from Jim French Productions, that prolific provider of radio mysteries. The sleuth in Hilary Caine Mysteries...as written by M. J. Elliott and played by Karen Heaven, is an engaging and original character... in the mode of Golden Age sleuths like Lord Peter Wimsey, Philo Vance, Roger Sheringham, Reggie Fortune, and the early EQ. (the similarity of names, as made clear in the first episode, is a deliberate homage.) The plots are ingenious and fairly clued...the tone humorous and ironic. --Jon Breen, from Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine June 2006 Issue

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