Cannell, Dorothy (1943 - )

Genre: Mystery, Short Stories

Mystery writer Dorothy Cannell was born on June 23, 1943 in Nottingham, England, moved to the U.S. in 1963, and lived in Peoria, Illinois. She and her husband moved to Belfast, Maine in 2005 to be near the ocean.

Selected Bibliography

Ellie Haskell series

  • The Thin Woman (1984)
  • The Widow's Club (1988), nominated for an Agatha Award for best novel
  • Mum's the Word (1990)
  • Femmes Fatal (1992)
  • How to Murder Your Mother-In-Law (1994)
  • How to Murder the Man of Your Dreams (1995)
  • The Spring Cleaning Murders (1998)
  • The Trouble with Harriet (1999)
  • Bridesmaids Revisited (2000)
  • The Importance of Being Ernestine (2002)
  • Withering Heights (2007)

Other Novels

  • Down the Garden Path: A Pastoral Mystery (1985), featuring Tessa Fields
  • God Save the Queen (1997)
  • Naked Came The Farmer (1998) (with Nancy Atherton and many others)
  • The Sunken Sailor (2004) (with Simon Brett, Deborah Crombie, and many others)
  • The Family Jewels and Other Stories (2001)
  • Sea Glass Summer (2012)