Death at Buckingham Palace : Her Majesty Investigates

by C.C. BENISON | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 0553574760 Global Overview for this book
Registered by AwesomeAud of New Dundee, Ontario Canada on 4/21/2005
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Journal Entry 1 by AwesomeAud from New Dundee, Ontario Canada on Thursday, April 21, 2005
I bought this 1996 paperback last week at the big used book sale put on by the Federation of Women. I read it years ago (before bookcrossing), and gave it away. I'm looking forward to reading it again.

Journal Entry 2 by Antheras from Kitchener, Ontario Canada on Thursday, June 09, 2005
Thanks for sharing! It was great to meet you tonight at the MeetUp!

Released 13 yrs ago (8/11/2005 UTC) at Williams Coffee Pub, University Plaza in Waterloo, Ontario Canada

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On the shelf, front right of the coffee shop

Journal Entry 4 by 1-more-lemming from Abingdon, Oxfordshire United Kingdom on Thursday, August 11, 2005
Story about a Canadian girl who works at Buck House as a maid, and how the Queen gets her to solve the mysterious death of one of the footmen. Kind of interesting, but a bit convoluted (like a game of Cludo without the board) and it gets a bit lame at the end. Falls into my 'harmeless entertainment' category.

Journal Entry 5 by HoserLauren from Burlington, Ontario Canada on Thursday, August 11, 2005
I've seen this one passed around the Waterloo meetup a couple of times.
It's now my turn to read it! :)

Journal Entry 6 by HoserLauren from Burlington, Ontario Canada on Monday, December 03, 2007
Jane Bee did a whirlwind trip of Europe until she found herself in London, England broke with no way to return back home to Canada. Her great aunt helped her find a position at Buckingham Palace where Jane works as a housemaid. When Jane rushes to find out the source of a loud gasp, Jane finds the Queen literally stumbling over the dead body of Jane's friend Robin. The Queen enlists the help of Jane to find out if this was suicide or if it was murder.

It was nice to read a book where the main character is a Canadian. It's not often characters are Canadian and talk about their heritage. I'm not big on cozy mysteries, so that could be why I found this book didn't do a great job of grabbing my attention. I found it kind of slow, but I did manage to get through the whole thing so it wasn't necessarily dull. That being said, I won't be reading anymore in the series.

Journal Entry 7 by HoserLauren from Burlington, Ontario Canada on Tuesday, January 01, 2008
I sent this book over the weekend to AlterEgoZoe, who will then put it in an Mbag for CatsAlive.
Thanks AEZ :)

Journal Entry 8 by AlterEgoZoe from Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania USA on Friday, January 04, 2008
Got today, for Catsalive

Journal Entry 9 by catsalive from Rooty Hill, New South Wales Australia on Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Thanks HoserLauren.

Journal Entry 10 by catsalive at Rooty Hill, New South Wales Australia on Tuesday, September 06, 2011
Not very entertaining. I nearly gave up but managed to hang on to the end - I think it was all a bit goofy, trying too hard to be funny. I usually enjoy a cosy mystery but this one didn't keep my attention.

Journal Entry 11 by catsalive at Seawhispers Cafe in Tathra, New South Wales Australia on Sunday, October 23, 2011

Released 7 yrs ago (10/23/2011 UTC) at Seawhispers Cafe in Tathra, New South Wales Australia

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on a table outside

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