Murder on Tyneside
But after only a few days at the hotel, an expensive item of jewelry is stolen. When more jewelry goes missing, Chief Inspector Alan Johnson gets on the case. After Alan recognizes Agnes as a friend from schooldays and they rekindle their friendship, Agnes begins bombarding him with questions about the case.
After dinner one evening, they find a body lying on the roadside. Fearing for her safety, Alan warns Agnes to stay away from the case: theft is one thing, but murder is something else.
But being an inquisitive woman, Agnes cannot resist getting involved... too involved.
Murder On Tyneside by Eileen Thornton is a delightful and entertaining cozy mystery set in a riverside town in England. Agnes's character is still adjusting to being alone. She is a pleasant, middle-aged widow who is interested in people and enjoys observing them as they perform their tasks and how they relate to each other. Being an Agatha Christie fan, Agnes loves solving puzzles created by human folly and deceit. She is a wonderful character, and I hope to meet her again. This is a marvelous murder mystery and will delight cozy mystery fans who remember Miss Marple.