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Carola Dunn Books In Order

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Publication Order of Miss Hartwell's Dilemma Books

Miss Hartwell's Dilemma (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Two Corinthians (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Black Sheep Trilogy Books

Black Sheep's Daughter (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lady in the Briars (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Polly and the Prince (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Miss Larkin/Valiant Hearts Trilogy Books

A Lord for Miss Larkin (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Road to Gretna (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Thea's Marquis (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Rothschild Trilogy Books

Miss Jacobson's Journey (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lord Roworth's Reward (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Captain Ingram's Inheritance (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Daisy Dalrymple Books

Death at Wentwater Court (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Winter Garden Mystery (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Requiem for a Mezzo (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murder on the Flying Scotsman (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Damsel in Distress (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead in the Water (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Styx and Stones (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rattle His Bones (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
To Davy Jones Below (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Case of the Murdered Muckraker (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mistletoe and Murder (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Die Laughing (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Mourning Wedding (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fall of a Philanderer (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gunpowder Plot (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bloody Tower (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Ship (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sheer Folly (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anthem for Doomed Youth (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gone West (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Heirs of the Body (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Superfluous Women (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Corpse at the Crystal Palace (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Cornish Mystery Books

Manna from Hades (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Colourful Death (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Valley of the Shadow (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Buried in the Country (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Toblethorpe Manor (1981)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lavender Lady (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Angel (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Miser's Sister (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lord Iverbrook's Heir (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Man in the Green Coat (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Smugglers' Summer (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Susceptible Gentleman (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Poor Relation (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Byron's Child (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Fortune-Hunters (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Frog Earl (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
My Lord Winter (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ginnie Come Lately (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Lady and the Rake (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Scandal's Daughter (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Christmas Courtship (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Babe and the Baron (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mayhem and Miranda (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Improper Governess (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crossed Quills (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Christmas in the Country (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Magic of Love (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Tudor Secret (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

My Dearest Valentine (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Second Spring (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Cozy Case Files Mystery Sampler Books

Cozy Case Files Volume 1 (By:Cynthia Riggs,Mindy Quigley) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 2 (By:Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Hannah Dennison,Cate Conte,Diane Kelly,E.J. Copperman,Ellie Alexander,Cynthia Riggs,,Mindy Quigley) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 3 (By:M.C. Beaton,Donna Andrews,Ellie Alexander,Mindy Quigley) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 4 (By:Parnell Hall,Shari Randall,Ellen Hart,Ellie Alexander,Frances Brody,Tessa Arlen,Vivien Chien,Julia Chapman,Paige Shelton,Jane K. Cleland,Mindy Quigley) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 5 (With: Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Sheila Connolly,Ellie Alexander,,,Mindy Quigley,Auralee Wallace) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 6 (By:Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Cate Conte,Kylie Logan,Leonard Goldberg,Allison Montclair,Ellen Hart,Sheila Connolly,Mindy Quigley) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 7 (By:Donna Andrews,Diane Kelly,Ellen Crosby,Ellie Alexander,Vivien Chien,Ashley Weaver,Mindy Quigley) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 8 (By:M.C. Beaton,Diane Kelly,Vivien Chien,Paige Shelton,SusanCox,Elizabeth Penney,Mindy Quigley) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 9 (By:Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Hannah Dennison,Kylie Logan,Leonard Goldberg,Susanna Calkins,Allison Montclair,Ellie Alexander,Eve Calder,Mindy Quigley) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 10 (By:Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Cate Conte,Diane Kelly,Ellen Hart,Ellie Alexander,Vivien Chien,Jane K. Cleland,Ashley Weaver,SusanCox,Elizabeth Penney,Mindy Quigley) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 11 (By:Diane Kelly,Ellie Alexander,Vivien Chien,Paige Shelton,Mariah Fredericks,Elizabeth Penney,Mindy Quigley) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 12 (By:Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Hannah Dennison,Cate Conte,Kylie Logan,Leonard Goldberg,Allison Montclair,Sheila Connolly,Ellie Alexander,Ashley Weaver,S.C. Perkins,Eve Calder,,Mindy Quigley) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 13 (By:Mindy Quigley) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 14 (By:Diane Kelly,Gigi Pandian,Ellie Alexander,Paige Shelton,Mindy Quigley,Korina Moss) (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 15 (By:Mindy Quigley) (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 16 (By:Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Diane Kelly,Elizabeth Penney,Mindy Quigley,Korina Moss) (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 17 (By:Rhys Bowen,Diane Kelly,Gigi Pandian,Ellie Alexander,Paige Shelton,Jean-Luc Bannalec,Olivia Matthews,,Mindy Quigley,,Korina Moss) (2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files, Volume 18 (By:Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Leonard Goldberg,Allison Montclair,Vivien Chien,Olivia Matthews,,Mindy Quigley,,Katharine Schellman,Korina Moss) (2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anthology series.If author is listed on a book then this author wrote a story within that book.

Publication Order of Anthologies

All Hallows' Eve(1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Bride's Bouquet(1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
My Darling Valentine(1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Snowflake Kittens(1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wonderful and Wicked(2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cozy Case Files Volume 5(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Carola Dunn is a well known American author of the Mystery, Thriller and Romance genres. She was born on November 14, 1946 in England, United Kingdom. Dunn is particularly famous for writing the mystery novel series, Daisy Dalrymple mysteries which are set in England. Before becoming a mystery writer, used to write Regency romance novels. In the romance genre, Dunn has written and released around 30 novels. She has also written more than 16 mystery novels as well. Before becoming a novelist, Dunn obtained her degree in B.A. from the Manchester University in the Russian and French languages. Being born and raised in England, Dunn has always liked to travel to a number of places. She has traveled to the remotest locations in Fiji and has since then, resided in California. Dunn has been living in California for the past 30 years, but still finds it new and feels like she had arrived there only a month ago. Before becoming a successful author of the mystery and romance genres, Dunn used to do a number of jobs such as market research, construction, child care and writing definitions for a science and technology dictionary. She was efficient in her work, be it forming foundation trenches, roofing or any other work related to construction, analyzing the market trends or doing baby caring.

Carola Dunn began her writing career in the year 1979 when she wrote her first Regency novel, which she was successful in selling to the Warner Bros Company. Currently, Carola Dunn lives in Eugene, Oregon. She has a son and a grandchild living in California. Dunn is very fond of pet animals. She owns a large dog named Willow, who is black in color and goes for a walk with Dunn every morning to the coast of the Willamette River. Author Dunn has written a total of three novel series’ in her career, the first one titled ‘Daisy Dalrymple’ contains 22 novels, whereas the other two novel series’ consists of 3 books each. They are called ‘Cornish Mystery’ and ‘Rothschild Trilogy’. Dunn is famous for characterizing the protagonist Daisy Dalrymple as an honorable lady with the habit of investigating crimes in the city. She is also known for plotting the character of Eleanor Trewynn in the Cornish Mystery series. Eleanor is described as a plucky widow, who runs a charity shop in a fictional village named Port Mabyn. The series is said to be set in Cornwall, England during the time of the year 1960.

The Cornish Mystery series comprises of 3 intriguing novels published between the years 2009 and 2012. The first novel of the series was titled ‘Manna from Hades’. The novel was published by the Minotaur Books in the year 2009. The plot of the novel introduces the central characters and the setting of the novel. The opening sequence of the novel shows the main protagonist, Eleanor Trewynn as a widow. She has been living in the fictional town of Port Mabyn for many years as a widow. Port Mabyn is a small village in Cornwall, England, where people are mostly busy with fishing. Before the death of her husband, Eleanor had traveled to the exotic parts of the world along with her husband. In Port Mabyn, she is retired and owns a local charity shop. She has a niece called Megan Pencarrow, who is a Detective Sargent and has been transferred to a nearby place. Megan has been appointed to work with a Detective Inspector, who does not believe in the idea of approving women for working in the police force. Also, he does not have healthy relations with Megan’s aunt Eleanor, as he thinks that she is kind of a thorn in his peaceful life. Soon, Eleanor and the vicar’s wife discover a dead body at the end of a hectic day of collecting donations. The dead body appeared to be of a young man with long hairs and a scruffy-looking face. The dead body of the youth is found hidden in the storeroom of the local charity shop run by Eleanor. Also, Eleanor discovers that some of the donated jewelry, that was expected to be fake and cheap, was actually real and very expensive. The jewelry was a part of a violent robbery that had taken place in London. The matters become even worse when it is found out that the dead body of the youth in the storeroom of the charity shop did not belong the group of the robbers. They novel keeps taking t=interesting turns filled with double cross, daring theft and the attempts of Eleanor in trying to bring out the truth and clearing her name from the crime that she had not committed. Eleanor decides to do the investigations on her own. She is required to find out the identity of the dead person along with the one who killed him and hid him in the storeroom of her charity shop.

The second novel of the series was published in the year 2010 by the Minotaur Books under the title ‘A Colorful Death’. The novel, just like the first novel of the series showcases the witty style of writing of the author Carola Dunn. The novel continues with the mysterious life of the elderly widow named Eleanor Trewynn in the small village of Port Mabyn in Cornwall, England. After recently becoming a widow, Eleanor has moved to the village of Port Mabyn and hopes of spending the rest of her life peacefully along with her dog and some new friends of Port Mabyn. But, nothing happens as she had hoped. One of her neighbors Nick Gresham, who is an artist by profession, returns from his trip and finds that some of his paintings have been destroyed. He suspects his rival artist and local resident Geoffrey Clarke to have damaged of his paintings. Nick goes out along with Eleanor to teach Geoffrey a lesson only to find him stabbed to death in his studio. Geoffrey had been stabbed from the backside fatally and this has led Nick to become the prime suspect of the crime. He is arrested and put in jail as Detective Sargent Megan Pencarrow, Eleanor’s niece and Detective Inspector Scumble investigate the case. Eleanor believes that Nick is innocent and decides to do a little investigation on her own. She finds out that there was more than one person who had the motive of killing Geoffrey Clarke and Nick Gresham was far from being one of them.

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One Response to “Carola Dunn”

  1. SteveK.: 6 years ago

    The Cornish Mysteries are superb, especially the fourth which neither I nor my wife could put down until we’d finished it. Please, please say there are to be more in the series.


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