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Phoebe Atwood Taylor (1909 —1976) was an American mystery author.

Phoebe Atwood Taylor wrote mystery novels under her own name, and as Freeman Dana and Alice Tilton. Her first novel, The Cape Cod Mystery, introduced the "Codfish Sherlock", Asey Mayo, who became a series character appearing in 24 novels. Taylor's work was light in tone, a bit more serious than screwball comedy, but fun and easy to read. According to critic Dilys Winn, "Mrs. Taylor is the mystery equivalent to Buster Keaton." She borrowed heavily on her own background (being born in Boston, and very familiar with Cape Cod) to produce books full of local color. "As a whole the Asey Mayo books are a treasure trove of humor and local culture of the Cape in the 1930s and '40s." Taylor adopted the pseudonyms of Freeman Dana and Alice Tilton for her other books because her publisher did not want her known as a writer of potboilers. Like many who lived through the Great Depression, she was in constant need of money, and one of her letters to her publisher was printed in a recent edition of one of her books as an explanation of why she adopted the pen name of Alice Tilton for the popular Leonidas Witherall novel series.

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Total Books: 75
Flowers of Loveliness A Token of Remembrance for 1852
2009 - Flowers of Loveliness a Token of Remembrance for 1852 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781150057106
ISBN-10: 1150057106
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The Perennial Boarder
2006 - The Perennial Boarder [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 17] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780881500790
ISBN-10: 0881500798
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 6

Death Lights a Candle
2005 - Death Lights a Candle [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780881501452
ISBN-10: 088150145X
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 8

The Cape Cod Mystery
2005 - The Cape Cod Mystery [Asey Mayo, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780881500462
ISBN-10: 0881500461
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 8

The Annulet of Gilt
2005 - The Annulet of Gilt [Asey Mayo, Bk 12] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780881500783
ISBN-10: 088150078X
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 7

The Asey Mayo Trio Three Cape Cod Mysteries
2005 - The Asey Mayo Trio Three Cape Cod Mysteries [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 22] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780881501711
ISBN-10: 0881501719
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.3/5 Stars.
 4

Wer gern in Freuden lebt
2004 - Wer Gern in Freuden Lebt (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783832183455
ISBN-10: 3832183450
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Es liegt auf der Hand
2003 - Es Liegt Auf Der Hand (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783832183172
ISBN-10: 3832183175
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Zu den Akten Leonidas Witherall Serie
2001 - Zu Den Akten Leonidas Witherall Serie (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783770156146
ISBN-10: 3770156145
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Out of Order
2000 - Out of Order [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 9] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780881501056
ISBN-10: 0881501050
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 6

Kalt erwischt
1999 - Kalt Erwischt (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783770149872
ISBN-10: 3770149874
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Schlag nach bei Shakespeare
1998 - Schlag Nach Bei Shakespeare (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783770144921
ISBN-10: 3770144929
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Cold Steal
1993 - Cold Steal [Leonidas Witherall Mystery, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780881502695
ISBN-10: 0881502693
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 5

The Cut Direct
1993 - The Cut Direct [Leonidas Witherall Mystery, Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780881502701
ISBN-10: 0881502707
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.
 3

Deathblow Hill
1993 - Deathblow Hill [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 6] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780881502626
ISBN-10: 0881502626
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 1

The Tinkling Symbol
1993 - The Tinkling Symbol [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 7] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780881502633
ISBN-10: 0881502634
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 5

The Deadly Sunshade
1992 - The Deadly Sunshade [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 16 - Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780792713180
ISBN-10: 0792713184
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Iron Clew
1992 - The Iron Clew [Leonidas Witherall, Bk 8] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780881502411
ISBN-10: 0881502413
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 3

Dead Ernest
1992 - Dead Ernest [Leonidas Witherall Mystery, Bk 7] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780881502428
ISBN-10: 0881502421
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 5

The Six Iron Spiders
1992 - The Six Iron Spiders [Asey Mayo/Cape Cod Series] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780881502305
ISBN-10: 0881502308
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 5

Punch with Care An Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery
1992 - Punch with Care an Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780881502299
ISBN-10: 0881502294
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 2

1991 - Three Plots for Asey Mayo [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 18] (Paperback)
1991 - Figure Away [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 10] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1991 - Proof of the Pudding [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 21] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1991 - Octagon House an Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mysteries] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1990 - Going Going Gone [Asey Mayo, Bk 20] (Paperback)
1990 - Banbury Bog [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 13] (Hardcover)Paperback
1989 - Diplomatic Corpse [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 24] (Paperback)Hardcover
1989 - Spring Harrowing [Asey Mayo, Bk 14] (Paperback)Hardcover
1988 - The Hollow Chest [Leonidas Witherall, Bk 5] (Paperback)
1988 - The Left Leg [Leonidas Witherall, Bk 4] (Paperback)
1988 - The Criminal C O D [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 16] (Paperback)Paperback
1987 - File for Record [Leonidas Witherall Mystery, Bk 6] (Paperback)
1987 - The Mystery of the Cape Cod Players [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1987 - Beginning with a Bash [Leonidas Witherall Mystery, Bk 1] (Paperback)Hardcover
1986 - Sandbar Sinister [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 5] (Paperback)Hardcover
1986 - The Crimson Patch [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 8] (Paperback)
1972 - The Criminal Cod [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 15] (Paperback)Paperback
1934 - Mystery of the Cape Cod Tavern [Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery, Bk 4] (Hardcover)Paperback