The Body on the Beach

The Body on the Beach

A Fethering Mystery

Book - 2000
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Berkley Prime Crime is proud to welcome one of mystery's most esteemed masters to its line-up of bestselling writers. This brand new series showcases Simon Brett at his charming best--witty, cozy, and sophisticated...all at the same time.In the English seaside village of Fethering (located next to the town of Tarring), recent retiree Carole Seddon just wishes to live a quiet, sensible life with Gulliver, her Labrador Retriever. But when she discovers a dead body on the beach while walking the dog, her sensible life is suddenly quite complicated. And with the help of her bohemian neighbor Jude, Carole finds a new purpose in life--as a detective."ASimon Brett?'s hard to beat." --Kirkus Reviews
Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2000
Edition: Berkley Prime Crime 1st ed
ISBN: 9780425175002
0425175006
Characteristics: 312 p. ; 22 cm

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maipenrai
Nov 12, 2016

The first book in the Fethering series

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melbl8tr
Oct 12, 2010

This is the first in Simon Brett's Fethering series. For those of you who are not regular readers of mysteries there is a category known as "cozies" and this series fits nicely into that category. Cozies are typically set in quaint, small towns or villages with characters you can easily imagine as your own friends and neighbours. The Body on the Beach introduces us to Carole and Jude - very believable amateur sleuths - who live in Fethering, England. I am currently reading this for the second time and it is holding up very well. Highly recommended if you would like to try a cozy.

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