It's always been a dream of Connie Butterworth's to be a private investigator. Now that she's retired, she makes that dream a reality and sets herself up as an investigator. With reluctant help from her sister-in-law, Sable, Connie takes on her first client. What starts out as a simple case of tracking down a missing person soon turns into an intriguing case of deception, phone hacking and murder.
Retired widows Connie and Sable Butterworth have set up a private investigating business. Their third case involves a mysterious night-time visitor.
Retired widows Connie and Sable Butterworth have set up a private investigating business. Their second case involves the suspicious death of Dolly Kendall. Dolly is found dead at her home, supposedly from an overdose of sleeping tablets. Connie had spoken to Dolly the previous day and knew something wasn't quite right with her. Dolly had been despondent, and it was obvious to Connie that something was bothering her.
Retired widows, Connie and Sable Butterworth, have set up a private investigating business. Their fourth case sees them dealing with a local celebrity. Steven Stevens is the presenter of a consumer rights program. He is known for his persistence and dedication as he tracks down wrongdoers who have been tricking the public. His work has gained him many fans - and many enemies. Steven asks Connie and Sable to help him with his own problem. He is being blackmailed. Someone knows about his hidden past, and they're threatening to expose him.
Getting involved in a murder investigation had never been part of Ray Rosenthorpe's retirement plans. But here he was, on a Saturday morning in a garden center, looking at a dead body in a shed. A woman Ray knows is standing over the dead body with blood on her hands. She claims she had nothing to do with the murder, and asks Ray to help clear her name. Being the kind-hearted soul that he is, Ray agrees to help her.
"Short and Sweet English murder mystery"
Four short mystery stories. Playing at Murder: It's always been a dream of Connie Butterworth's to be a private investigator. Now that she's retired, she makes that dream a reality and sets herself up as an investigator. With reluctant help from her sister-in-law, Sable, Connie takes on her first client. What starts out as a simple case of tracking down a missing person soon turns into an intriguing case of deception, phone hacking, and murder.
Grace meets Jenny Lorrimer. Jenny was strangled by the lead of her headset. Grace finds out that Jenny was an events planner and she was murdered at a wedding that she'd organized. Grace delves further and discovers two suspects - Jenny's sister and Jenny's best friend. A shocking discovery leads her down a different route.
"Humorous and cozy mystery"
A short murder mystery with ghosts. Derek Quill is an elderly gent who can see the ghosts of murdered people. With the help of his ghostly friend, Pearl, he finds out who killed them. In his first investigation, Derek meets the ghost of Eric Malone. Derek knows Eric from his schooldays. Eric bullied Derek mercilessly back then and now he's asking for Derek's help. Derek soon discovers that Eric never changed his bullying ways and there is more than one person who could be a suspect.
Ruby Laurel is a ghost hunter. She locates ghosts who are haunting places - or people. Ruby is called upon to investigate a haunting in a supermarket. She soon discovers the ghost of a young woman called Mary Jackson. How is Mary connected to the supermarket? And why is she haunting it? Ruby's investigation is made more difficult by the arrival of her troublesome younger sister, Nessa. Will Nessa help, or hinder, the investigation?
Julia Blake runs her own cleaning company. She has the unfortunate habit of finding murdered people. In this story Julia travels to Edinburgh University to visit her son, Sam. It's not long before she stumbles upon a dead body. Julia is happy to leave the murder investigation to the police - until her son becomes one of their suspects. Julia has no option but to get herself involved, despite the danger she puts herself in.