The Oxford Mystery

The Oxford Mystery

Title:The Oxford Mystery
ISBN:null
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:197 pages

Discover a new series of whodunits by million-selling author Faith Martin. These charming mysteries will have you scratching your head to work out who the murderer is.

Meet Jenny Starling: travelling cook and reluctant amateur detective.

Please note this book was first published as “DEADLY STUFF” under Faith Martin’s pen name JOYCE CATO.

Jenny Starling has a summer job cooking at a prestigious Oxford college. But she’s not expecting murder on the menu.

Then womanising taxidermy society president, Maurice Raines, is found with a knife in his neck in the dining hall.

Everyone is in classes at the time of his death. So, frustratingly it seems they all have an alibi.

However there are many suspects, including Maurice’s wife and his lover.

The college and police need Jenny’s help to solve this perplexing case. But can Jenny keep her concentration with a budding romance on the cards?

This is the fifth in a series of enjoyable murder mysteries with a great cast of characters and baffling crimes which will keep you in suspense to the final page.

Perfect for fans of classic whodunits by authors like Agatha Christie, LJ Ross, TE Kinsey, and J.R. Ellis.
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    The Oxford Mystery Reviews

  • Gail C.

    The Oxford Mystery is the fifth in the Faith Martin series featuring Jenny Starling. In this novel, Jenny has accepted a summer position as head cook for an Oxford University that opens its doors duri...

  • Louise Wilson

    Jenny Starling #5 Jenny Starling has a summer job catering at a prestigious Oxford college. But she's not expecting murder on the menu. Then womanising taxidermy society president, Maurice Raines, is ...

  • Helga

    A clever plot! An enjoyable cozy mystery! Faith Martin never disappoints.A taxidermy society is holding their conference at a university in Oxford and Jenny is hired to cook for the attendees during t...

  • Linda Strong

    Please note this book was first published as “DEADLY STUFF” under Faith Martin’s pen name JOYCE CATO.Jenny Starling is a traveling cook and somewhat an amateur detective. When she snags a summer...

  • Jannelies

    This fifth book in the Jenny Starling series was a bit disappointing for me. Not because of the setting (beautiful Oxford college), or the plot (very nicely found) or the writing (flows nicely) or the...

  • Elaine Tomasso

    I would like to thank Netgalley and Joffe Books for an advance copy of The Oxford Mystery, the fifth novel to feature travelling cook and amateur sleuth Jenny Starling.Jenny accepts a summer job at St...

  • Anissa

    A 3.5 rounded up. I loved the setting at Oxford and the quirky taxidermist society conference attendees. The murder happened quickly enough (in chapter three of ten) leaving the main of the book for s...

  • Joanna Larum

    This is the fifth in the Jenny Starling series and, I have to admit, my favourite so far. This time, Jenny is employed by an Oxford college (St Bede's) to cook during the summer holidays for the vario...

  • Melissa Dee

    Jenny Starling is back, and preparing to cook for a conference of taxidermists in Oxford. With her usual highly acute observational skills, she is perfectly positioned to help the murder squad called ...

  • Gail C.

    The Oxford Mystery is the fifth in the Faith Martin series featuring Jenny Starling. In this novel, Jenny has accepted a summer position as head cook for an Oxford University that opens its doors duri...