Margot Arnold

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Margot Arnold
Occupation novelist
Nationality United States
Period 1958 -
Genres Mystery

Margot Arnold (born May 16, 1925) is the pseudonym of Petronelle Marguerite Mary Cook. She was born in Plymouth, Devon, England. She received a B.A. with a Diploma in Prehistoric Archaeology and Anthropology in 1947, and an M.A. in 1950 from Oxford University. She is a long-time resident of Hyannis, Massachusetts. She is a mystery fiction writer, creator of the Dr. Penny Spring and Sir Toby Glendower series, about an anthropologist and an archeologist based at Oxford University, England.

List of Penny Spring And Sir Toby Glendower Novels in Order[edit]

  1. Exit Actors, Dying (1979)
  2. Zadok's Treasure (1979)
  3. The Cape Cod Caper (1980)
  4. Death of a Voodoo Doll (1982)
  5. Death on the Dragon's Tongue (1982)
  6. Lament for a Lady Laird (1982)
  7. The Menehune Murders (1989)
  8. Toby's Folly (1990)
  9. The Catacomb Conspiracy (1991)
  10. The Cape Cod Conundrum (1992)
  11. Dirge for a Dorset Druid (1994)
  12. The Midas Murders (1995)

Other Novels[edit]

  • Portrait of Caroline (1958)
  • The Officers' Woman (1972)
  • The Villa On the Palatine (1975)
  • Marie, Voodoo Queen (1981)
  • Affairs of State (1982)
  • Love Among the Allies (1985)
  • Desperate Measures (1986)
  • Sinister Purposes (1988)

References[edit]

  • Europa Publications. International Who's Who of Authors and Writers 2004. Routledge, 2004.
  • Klein, Kathleen G., ed. Great women mystery writers: classic to contemporary. Greenwood Press, 1994.