When ex-prisoner of war helmut schauffler is murdered, local policeman Sergeant George Felse has his work cut out: Schauffler was Nazi to the core and the majority of the villagers had good reason to despise him. Much to his father’s disapproval, he resolves to find the murderer—a decision that places his own life in great danger.
Fallen into the Pit The Felse Investigations Book 1 #ad - . . . In this “hypnotically good” debut, a Nazi murdered in an English village sets Sergeant Felse and his son on an investigation few want solved Boston Sunday Globe.
Death and the Joyful Woman The Felse Investigations Book 2MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - So when the ruthless beer baron is discovered dead, his head beaten in by a magnum of champagne, there is no shortage of suspects. But kitty, dominic, charming and popular, has an unexpected advocate in Felse’s young son, who has fallen in love with her. Passionately convinced of kitty’s innocence, Dominic sets out to find the true culprit, a hazardous undertaking that could cost him his life.
. When inspector felse arrests a woman for the murder of a beer tycoon, his son sets out to prove her innocence in this Edgar Award–winning mystery. Is a vulgarity ground for murder? Alfred Armiger had antagonized many with his greed and crass acquisitiveness. Death and the joyful woman is the 2nd book in the Felse Investigations, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
Death and the Joyful Woman The Felse Investigations Book 2 #ad - All of comerford is shocked when detective george Felse arrests Kitty Norris, the daughter of a rival beer baron, the last person to see Armiger alive, and the main beneficiary of his will.
Flight of a Witch The Felse Investigations Book 3MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - Enchanted by her beauty, annet’s parents’ lodger tom kenyon is determined to find the explanation for her disappearance: Could it be deceit, amnesia, or witchcraft? Tom’s amateur investigations lead to nowhere until Detective Inspector George Felse finds cause to connect those missing five days with his inquiry into a death.
Flight of a witch is the 3rd book in the Felse Investigations, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. Annet beck is hauntingly beautiful, which worries her parents so much that they guard her as closely as a prisoner. . . A detective investigates the disappearance of a beautiful Welsh teenager in this “deeply satisfying” mystery by the author of the Brother Cadfael series Publishers Weekly.
Flight of a Witch The Felse Investigations Book 3 #ad - Annet is last seen vanishing over the crest of the eerie Hallowmount, a hill said to be the abode of witches. Five days later, she mysteriously reappears, claiming that she was only gone for two hours. Until the rainy Thursday in October when she disappears.
A Nice Derangement of Epitaphs The Felse Investigations Book 4MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - In this derelict seashore graveyard, Felse uncovers a trail of violence in Maymouth’s history that casts shadows centuries long. . . . The grave of a cornish poet reveals a centuries-old mystery and leads Detective Inspector Felse on a dangerous trail of secrets and crime. While on a seaside vacation in cornwall with his son, missing bodies, Detective Inspector George Felse can’t help but investigate a dark mystery of smuggling, Dominic, and murder.
But when local scholar simon towne arranges to open Treverra’s grave in search of his long-lost literary legacy, the tomb yields two dead bodies. . . A nice derangement of epitaphs is the 4th book in the Felse Investigations, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. And neither one is the body of Jan Treverra.
A Nice Derangement of Epitaphs The Felse Investigations Book 4 #ad - . Jan treverra was a legendary Cornish poet and smuggler who died two centuries ago.
The Piper on the Mountain The Felse Investigations Book 5MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - And he’s certainly not prepared for their innocent touring holiday to become a murder investigation, with Theodosia in grave danger of becoming another unlikely victim. . . . The piper on the mountain is the 5th book in the Felse Investigations, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. In the mountains of czechoslovakia, a possible murder has Dominic Felse suspicious of everyone—including his friend, the dead man’s beautiful stepdaughter.
Theodosia barber had been planning to spend her summer vacation in europe in any case, so what could be simpler than persuading her travel companions to make a minor detour to the scene of the crime? Bewitched by Theodosia’s beautiful brown eyes and blissfully unaware of her real motives, Dominic Felse cannot refuse her plea for a change of plan.
The Grass Widow's Tale The Felse Investigations Book 7MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - Will she manage to escape the mysterious fugitive before it’s too late? The Grass Widow’s Tale is the 7th book in the Felse Investigations, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. She stops at the local pub for a drink and accepts a lift home from a sad young man whose troubles draw her out of her own and makes her feel compelled to help him.
After almost twenty years as a detective’s wife, Bunty doesn’t protest or complain; she sends George off with a swiftly packed case. The weather is dreary; her only child, fails to call with birthday greetings; and her husband, Dominic, George, arrives home only to announce that he has to leave for London immediately to attend to urgent police business.
The Grass Widow's Tale The Felse Investigations Book 7 #ad - But as soon as the car door closes, the driver reveals a dark secret that could lead them both to early graves. On the eve of her forty-first birthday, Bunty Felse is overcome with depression. To shake off her black mood, Bunty goes out for a solitary evening walk. Ignored on her birthday by her husband and son, Bunty Felse takes herself out to celebrate—and finds herself in mortal danger.
Black Is the Colour of My True Love's Heart The Felse Investigations Book 6MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - Black is the colour of my true love’s Heart is the 6th book in the Felse Investigations, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. Singers and musicians are gathered for a weekend course in folk music at the impressive neo-Gothic country mansion Follymead. When brilliantly talented liri palmer sings “Black, black, black is the colour of my true-love’s heart, ” she clearly has a message for someone in the audience.
When not one, detective inspector george felse, Dominic calls upon his father, but two, members of the group go missing from the hall, to help him solve this most perplexing mystery. Among the music students are Dominic Felse and his girlfriend, Theodosia. And as passions run high, there is murder brewing at Follymead.
Black Is the Colour of My True Love's Heart The Felse Investigations Book 6 #ad - Most come only to sing or to listen, but one or two have nonmusical scores to settle. When two attendees go missing from a folk music festival at a remote Gothic mansion, Inspector Felse arrives to solve the mystery—and protect his son.
The House of Green Turf The Felse Investigations Book 8MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - World-famous opera singer maggie Tressider wakes up in a hospital after an accident, haunted by the certainty that she has committed a murder. But the trail also leads him to one Bunty Felse, a former colleague of Maggie’s, and the wife of Inspector Felse. The successful end of killian’s search is only the beginning of a long pilgrimage—a journey that leads not only back into the past, but also to a remote corner of the Austrian Alps where death awaits.
The house of green turf is the 8th book in the Felse Investigations, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. Her commission launches private investigator Francis Killian on a hunt across Europe in search of a grave. But maggie chooses a very different expert to help her unearth the secrets of her past.
The House of Green Turf The Felse Investigations Book 8 #ad - A car crash survivor is convinced she committed murder, and private eye Francis Killian joins forces with George and Bunty Felse to uncover her past. Her doctor suggests that, with the help of a psychiatrist, she may be able to lay the nameless specter to rest.
The Knocker on Death's Door The Felse Investigations Book 10MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - The knocker on death’s door is the 10th book in the Felse Investigations, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. Did they knock on death’s door, or is a more down-to-earth killer at large? Detective Chief Inspector George Felse watched the ceremony to rededicate the door, but little did he know that he would be called back to Mottisham to investigate murder.
. . . Surely it is not a coincidence when a second victim is discovered in eerily similar circumstances? Legend holds that sinners who seize the knocker have their hands burned by the cold iron, but Gerry Bracewell didn’t die of burns, and neither did the second victim. A news photographer is found dead at the threshold of the church of Saint Eata, his hand extended to the door’s great cast-iron knocker.
The Knocker on Death's Door The Felse Investigations Book 10 #ad - Superstition clouds the investigation into a dead body found outside a village church in this historical mystery from the author of Fallen Into the Pit.
Mourning Raga The Felse Investigations Book 9MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - When his girlfriend’s beautiful but erratic film-star mother, calls to ask a favor, Chloe, Dominic Felse fears the worst. For behind the colorful, smiling mask of India that tourists see, there is another country—remote, mysterious, and often shatteringly brutal. . . . Dominic felse and his girlfriend escort a young girl through India and investigate a murder in this mystery from the bestselling author of Fallen Into the Pit.
But she makes the couple an offer they can’t refuse: an all-expense-paid trip to India to escort Anjili Kumar, the fourteen-year-old daughter of Chloe’s costar, to stay with her father while her mother is filming in England. But dominic’s fears are not unfounded, and they soon discover that traveling with the spoiled, precocious Anjili is no vacation—and the task of delivering her back to her family will be less than easy.
Mourning Raga The Felse Investigations Book 9 #ad - Mourning raga is the 9th book in the Felse Investigations, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
Death to the Landlords The Felse Investigations Book 11MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - The police blame local terrorists targeting wealthy landlords, but what would that have to do with a group of innocent travelers? To get to the bottom of this trail of violence, Dominic Felse must unravel a deadly Indian rope trick of hatred and murder. And when the party moves on to the next destination, the terror pursues all the way to the southernmost tip of India.
Suspicion falls on the boat-boy who died with him, but Dominic Felse, one of a party of young tourists visiting the landlord’s game reserve, is not convinced of the boy’s guilt. Death to the landlords is the 11th book in the Felse Investigations, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. While on vacation in india, dominic felse investigates the violent deaths of two landowners Landlords are never popular, and there is little mourning when the greedy, ruthless Mahendralal Bakhle is blown up on his boat on the beautiful Periyar Lake.