Individual Author Record
Name: Dorothy CannellPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Mystery Born: 1943 in Nottingham, England Sites:
Illinois ConnectionDorothy married Julian Cannell in 1964 and they lived in Peoria, Illinois for many years.
Biographical and Professional InformationDorothy Cannell moved to the United States in 1963 to work as a secretary in Chicago. After living getting married, she moved to Peoria, Illinois with her husband. They lived there until he retired and they now live in Belfast, Maine. Cannell's mysteries are set in her native England. They feature Ellie Haskell, interior decorator and Ben Haskell, writer and chef, and Hyacinth and Primrose Tramwell, a pair of dotty sisters and owners of the Flowers Detection Agency. She has been a member of Mystery Writers of America, American Crime Writers, Sisters in Crime, Novelists, Inc.
*''The Thin Woman'', St. Martin`s Press, 1985*''Down the Garden Path'', St. Martin`s Press, 1985*''The Widows Club'', Bantam, 1988*''Mum`s The Word'', Bantam, 1990*''Femmes Fatal'', Bantam, 1992*''How To Murder Your Mother-In-Law'', Bantam, 1994*''How To Murder the Man of Your Dreams'', Bantam, 1995*''God Save the Queen'', Bantam, 1997*''The Spring Cleaning Murders'', Viking, 1998*''The Trouble with Harriet'', Viking, 1999*''Bridesmaids Revisited'', Penguin, 2001*''The Importance of Being Ernestine'', Viking, 2002*''Good Bye Ms. Chips,'' Minotaur Books, 2008*''Withering Heights,'' St. Martin's Press, 2008*''She Shoots to Conquer'', Minotaur Books, 2009*''Sea Glass Summer'', Severn House Publishers, 2012