Murder Out of Turn (The Mr. and Mrs. North Mysteries) (Paperback)

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This is book number 2 in the The Mr. and Mrs. North Mysteries series.


For Mr. and Mrs. North, there’s no vacation from murder

In a remote cabin far from New York City, Jerry and Pamela North are getting killed. On the brink of annihilation, they grit their teeth and battle back. In a minute, the fight is finished—and the Norths are named mixed doubles champions. It’s a happy moment during a splendid vacation, but off the tennis court, all is not well. Following an afternoon of fun and games, the evening’s entertainment will be murder.
Mr. and Mrs. North have invited their closest friends—an ex-aviator, a mysterious doctor, and NYPD’s own Lt. William Weigand—to join them on this glittering retreat, but the joviality ends when Weigand finds Helen Wilson lying across the path, a knife buried in her neck. A member of the group surely killed her, and unless the Norths act quickly, the murderer will strike again.

About the Author

Frances and Richard Lockridge were some of the most popular names in mystery during the forties and fifties. Having written numerous novels and stories, the husband-and-wife team was most famous for their Mr. and Mrs. North Mysteries. What started in 1936 as a series of stories written for the New Yorker turned into twenty-six novels, including adaptions for Broadway, film, television, and radio. The Lockridges continued writing together until Frances’s death in 1963, after which Richard discontinued the Mr. and Mrs. North series and wrote other works until his own death in 1982.

Praise For…

“Quite aside from the delightful privilege that it affords of meeting the Norths again, this book is distinctly worthwhile on its merits as a mystery alone.” —The New York Times

“Class A.” —The Saturday Review of Literature

Praise for the Mr. and Mrs. North Mysteries
“One of the funniest and most satisfactory mysteries in this excellent series.” —The New Yorker on Payoff for the Banker
Product Details
ISBN: 9781504047661
ISBN-10: 1504047664
Publisher: Road
Publication Date: November 28th, 2017
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: The Mr. and Mrs. North Mysteries