Morison, Betty (1924 - 2001)

Genre: General Fiction, Mystery

BJ (Betty Jane) Morison was born in Kittery and lived in Bar Harbor. She was the author of five mystery novels in the Little Maine Murder Series which feature a precocious child named Elizabeth Lamb Worthington who vacations with her Boston grandmother on Mount Desert every summer. She also wrote a Christmas novel and an audio book.

Morison was the daughter-in-law of Rear Adm. Samuel Eliot Morison, U.S. Navy Res., who pops up in her novels as 'the General,' Lemuel Otis Alsion.

Selected Bibliography

Little Maine Murder Series

  • Champagne and a Garden, (1982)
  • Port and a Star Boarder, (1983)
  • Beer and Skittles, (1985)
  • The Voyage of the Chianti, (1987)
  • The Martini Effect, (1992)

Other works

  • Reality and Dream: A Christmas Story, (1985)