I quite liked the writer's use of an old fashioned writing style, even though dialogue went on for too long or was repetitive in places, and everyone used people's names all the time while speaking to them. Jun 09, Barbara rated it liked it Shelves: mystery , read. Easy bedtime reading! I loved it! Other Editions 4. He doesn't really show much emotion. Welcome back.
Then a murder occurs. The crew keeps the murder under Conrad Allen is the author of five previous mysteries in this series, featuring sleuths George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield investigating murder aboard some of the most famous luxury liners of the early 20th century, including the Lusitania, Mauretania, Minnesota, Caronia, and Marmora.
He lives in England. Murder on the Lusitania. Conrad Allen. George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield - 5.
Murder on the Caronia. George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield - 4. Murder on the Minnesota.
Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Allen kicks off a projected series of mysteries set on famous ocean liners with this well-crafted high society whodunit. Murder on the Lusitania (Dillman and Masefield Book 1) and millions of other books Book 1 of 8 in the George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield Series.
George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield - 3. Murder on the Mauretania.
George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield - 2. Murder on the Lusitania. George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield - 1. Tabatha here again with some practical planning advice.
Some of you, like me, have been living in academia so long you forgot there are jobs other than teaching. I know this sounds a little out of the academic skill set but think about it; your finely honed critical thinking skills will help you find and explain clues, your extensive reading background will dazzle anyone who tries to question your credentials as an over-educated rich person, and your experience controlling classrooms full of freshmen will leave you more than prepared for the dangerous side.
September In the first days of his voyage, George only has to deal with a few petty crimes. But then an expensive piece of jewelry is reported stolen and a body is found.
Working quickly to solve both crimes, George makes an unusual friend, Genevieve Masefield, and the two uncover secrets aboard the ship that prove explosive. If active detective work seems a little too dangerous, there is always the option of letting the work come to you.
Run a nice hotel where your biggest problem is stolen towels, and then, when calm turns to boredom, just emulate the successful Cecily and invite more…interesting guests from time to time, just to keep things lively you know. Beginning a new series set in a seaside hotel in Edwardian England, Room with a Clue shows that murder never needs a reservation at the Pennyfoot Hotel.