Again Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher helps her husband, Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher, find out what really happened to their dentist who seemed to die laughing! A good cozy mystery that will keep you turning pages until the end to discover the murderer!
Spring hemlines for 1924 have risen almost to the knee, to the dismay of Daisy's mama-in-law. Fashion is hardly the only bone of contention between Daisy and Mrs. Fletcher, but Daisy has encountered a problem that eclipses her domestic dilemmas. A visit to the one person sure to instill terror into Daisy's dauntless heart-the local dentist-turns out even worse than expected when she discovers Raymond Talmadge slumped dead in his chair, a nitrous oxide mask clamped to his smiling face. Others may believe the dentist was a secret dope fiend whose addiction took a tragic turn, but Daisy and her husband, Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher, are sure he was murdered. Suspects abound-the devastatingly handsome Talmadge didn't need laughing gas to make his female patients swoon. And then there's Talmadge's wife, Daphne, who was involved in an illicit dalliance of her own. With scandals surfacing in a case that grows more tangled every day, Daisy faces her most perplexing mystery yet, courtesy of a cold-hearted killer who may be preparing to strike again...
That irrepressible sleuth, the Honorable Daisy Darymple Fletcher, faces another case of mayhem and mischie in the latest installment of Carloa Dunn's charming mystery series. Thsi time Daisy is confronted with a dentist who has made his last appointment. These are great books and I have read them alll.
When Daisy Dalrymple's appointment at the dentist is delayed because he can't be found, she's relieved. But then the man is discovered dead -- and Daisy is sure he's been murdered. Fans of the series will enjoy the details of Daisy's new marriage.
Another good Daisy Dalrymple story