The Criminal C.O.D. (An Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery)

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Something must have scared the wits out of Jane Lennox to make her run right in front of Asey Mayo in his brand new Porter Sixteen. Could that something have been the sight of a corpse? And could it have been the body of politically ambitious Henry Slocum? The answer would have to wait, for the corpse in the old salt loft had vanished from sight.

This one would prove to be a real challenge for the Codfish Sherlock as further sinister and ...

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Overview

Something must have scared the wits out of Jane Lennox to make her run right in front of Asey Mayo in his brand new Porter Sixteen. Could that something have been the sight of a corpse? And could it have been the body of politically ambitious Henry Slocum? The answer would have to wait, for the corpse in the old salt loft had vanished from sight.

This one would prove to be a real challenge for the Codfish Sherlock as further sinister and hilarious developments upset the normally tranquil Quashnet Township.

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What People Are Saying

Marilyn Stasio
"Headed for a lazy week at the shore? Pull up a sandune and tuck into one of Phoebe Atwood Taylor's charming Cape Cod mysteries. These who-dunnits recalls simple, more carefree times and spankle with the Yankee wit and salty idiom of Asey Mayo, a local handyman who knew something about policework and everything about everybody's business."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881501063
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 6/28/2007
  • Series: Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery Series
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 747,360
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Phoebe Atwood Taylor (1909-1976) lived in Boston and Cape Cod most of her life. Best known for the Asey Mayo series, including The Cape Cod Mystery, she was one of the first mystery writers to give a regional and rural rather than urban focus during the "golden age" of mystery writing. She is deceased.
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