The body on the beach

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Center Point Pub.,
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2002, c2000.
Berkley Prime Crime is proud to welcome one of mystery's most esteemed masters to its line-up of bestselling writers. This brand new series showcases Simon Brett at his charming best--witty, cozy, and sophisticated...all at the same time.In the English seaside village of Fethering (located next to the town of Tarring), recent retiree Carole Seddon just wishes to live a quiet, sensible life with Gulliver, her Labrador Retriever. But when she discovers a dead body on the beach while walking the dog, her sensible life is suddenly quite complicated. And with the help of her bohemian neighbor Jude, Carole finds a new purpose in life--as a detective."ASimon Brett?'s hard to beat." --Kirkus Reviews
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full_title body on the beach
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display_description Recently retired, Carole Seddon is residing in the Fethering the cottage she purchased with her ex-husband. Theree she maintains a quiet and sensible life with the companionship of Gulliver, her Labrador retriever. But everything changes when she and Gulliver, while taking their daily constitutional, find a corpse on the beach. What's more, there are two wounds on its neck. The body mysteriously disappears and the police dismiss Carole as a befuddled middle-aged woman. She almost starts to believe it herself...until a stranger threatens her to keep quiet or else. Unable to contain her anxiety, Carole confides in her eccentric neighbor, Jude-who suggests that if the police cannot be bothered to catch a killer, maybe they should do it themselves.
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subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, England -- Fiction, Female friendship -- Fiction, Jude (Fictitious character : Brett) -- Fiction, Large type books, Mystery fiction, Retired women -- Fiction, Seddon, Carole (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women detectives -- England -- Fiction
title_display The body on the beach
title_full The body on the beach [electronic resource] / Simon Brett, The body on the beach [large print] / Simon Brett
title_short The body on the beach
topic_facet Female friendship, Jude (Fictitious character : Brett), Retired women, Seddon, Carole (Fictitious character), Women detectives