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Rated 5.00/5 based on 2 reviews
A humorous short story of crime and suspense, featuring Constable Penrose and Rhapsody Gershwin. Set in a fictional Yorkshire village.
C 4,000 words.

By the writer of the bestselling ghost story "Heather Farm". More

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Words: 4,500
Language: English
ISBN: 9781466158290
About Dorte Hummelshoj Jakobsen

Dorte Hummelshoj Jakobsen is a teacher from Denmark, teaching English at upper secondary level. In her spare time she reads and writes crime fiction in English and Danish, and in 2010 she sold her first flash stories to American magazines and publishers.

Since then she has published two collections of flash fiction, "Candied Crime" (humour) and "Liquorice Twists" (a bit darker).

Her ´bestseller´ is the romantic ghost story "Heather Farm" (suspense plus romance in the Dunes near the Danish west coast).

Her latest mystery "The Cosy Knave" - a cosy mystery featuring village constable Archibald Penrose and the librarian Rhapsody Gershwin. A very popular story in America.

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Reviews

Review by: Benedikte Eva on Sep. 13, 2012 :
Absolutely charming, and with a scary twist.
Who says that crimes have to have big motives?
Loved the setting and characters. I could easily get addicted to Dorte's stories.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Linda Rae Blair on Feb. 10, 2012 :
Short, Quirky, Great Read!

Dorte's writing style is so unique! If you like quirky characters with even quirkier names, a mystery you'll never figure out on your own, all provided in a minimum of words and greatest of skill--well you cannot go wrong with this one, or for that matter, any of her novels. Here she has used some of her characters from "The Cosy Knave" and given them another mystery to solve. Rhapsody Gershwin and Officer Penrose are, once again, left to their own devices to solve a murder (no overtime will be paid to solve crime in this village this weekend). So, they do just as instructed and solve it! No spoiler here--what else would Rhapsody and Penrose do?
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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