Madoc and Janet Rhys

5 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 219 ratings

A Pint of Murder Publisher's Summary

Vegetables can be hazardous to your health!

Old Agatha Treadway baked her own bread, canned her own vegetables - and died of botulism in her very own kitchen. Accident, says Dr. Druffitt. Murder, says neighbor Janet Wadman. And says it again when she finds the doctor dead, too. Detective Inspector Madoc Rhys, of the royal Canadian Mounted Police, agrees. But who's the killer...? The town miser, who wants the one thing only Mrs. Treadway could have given him? The miser's son who's panting for the doctor's daughter? Widow Druffitt, who's holding secret meetings with unlikely people? The hired girl who listens at keyholes? The hired man who hides in haylofts? It's an awful mess...and when Rhys gets it sorted out, he faces an even tougher problem of his own.

This is number one in Madoc & Janet Rhys Series.

©1980 Charlotte McLeod (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • A Pint of Murder

    • Madoc & Janet Rhys, Book 1
    • By: Charlotte MacLeod
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 104

    Old Agatha Treadway baked her own bread, canned her own vegetables - and died of botulism in her very own kitchen. Accident, says Dr. Druffitt. Murder, says neighbor Janet Wadman. And says it again when she finds the doctor dead, too. Detective Inspector Madoc Rhys, of the royal Canadian Mounted Police, agrees. But who's the killer...? The town miser, who wants the one thing only Mrs. Treadway could have given him? The miser's son who's panting for the doctor's daughter? Widow Druffitt, who's holding secret meetings with unlikely people? The hired girl who listens at keyholes? The hired man who hides in haylofts?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • cute Canadian cozy

    • By connie on 10-24-12

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • Murder Goes Mumming

    • By: Charlotte MacLeod
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Though he may not look the part, Madoc Rhys is a Mountie - and his keen sense of detection tells him it’s time to ask Janet Wadman to marry him. They have just gotten engaged when Christmas rolls around, and Janet’s boss invites them to his family estate for a last holiday fling before Janet leaves her job. After a long helicopter ride, they are at Graylings, ancestral home of the Condryckes, a family so strange that Canada’s shortest Mountie fits right in.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • a weaker MacLeod cozy, but Christmas setting

    • By connie on 12-29-12

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • A Dismal Thing to Do

    • Madoc and Janet Rhys, Book 3
    • By: Charlotte MacLeod
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Janet Rhys is driving through the backwoods of Canada when she sees the truck ahead of her lose control, smash into a snow bank, and flip sideways, completely blocking the road. Springing to action, she darts into a nearby barn, searching for something to use to rescue the person trapped inside. When she hears an explosion, Janet returns to find the truck is nothing but smoking wreckage, and the driver has stolen her car.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Characters, puzzles and humor

    • By Eager2Learn on 04-23-14

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 4

    Trouble in the Brasses audiobook cover art
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  • Book 5

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    • The Wrong Rite

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