➪ Goodbye, Ms. Chips (Ellie Haskell Mystery, #12) Read ➲ Author Dorothy Cannell – Pv1.info

➪ Goodbye, Ms. Chips (Ellie Haskell Mystery, #12)  Read ➲ Author Dorothy Cannell – Pv1.info I have read other books in this series, and found them somewhat enjoyable But no matter how hard I tried, I could not get into this one By the time I got to 2 3rds of the way through, I could care less what hap I started reading the Ellie Haskell Mysteries with the first of the series, The Thin Woman, originally published in 1984 and named in in The Favorite Mystery Novels of the Twentieth Century list It has remained one of my favorites as well, a perfect light read I read the entire series, I had thought, but did not remember this one Ellie is now happily married to Ben Haskell, a successful chef and author, mother of three and an interior decorator She doesn t remember her days at boarding schoo I started reading the Ellie Haskell M Murder at a Boarding SchoolEllie Haskell s alma mater, Sr Roberta s, has a problem A silver lacrosse trophy, the Loverly Cup, has been stolen The timing is particularly bad because Ms Chips, the beloved games mistress, has retired and Dorcas Critchley, Ellie s friend, has taken the position Unfortunately, her lacrosse season w Don t waste your timevery slow moving mystery who cares who dunnit This was my first book written by Dorothy Cannell I enjoyed it It was a light easy read full of just enough twists and turns to throw you off the scent of the real killer and thief Goodbye, Ms Chips has Ellie going back to her old boarding school to try and solve the case of the missing trophy She really had a hard time at boarding school and was not this is nancy drew for adults who never outgrew the originals. Ellie Haskell returns to her prior boarding school at the request of her friend, Dorcas who is now head of games there Ellie is an interior designer plus amateur detective.The Loverly Cup given for the top team in lacrosse each year has gone missingDorcas wants Ellie to return to find the cup without anyone knowing what she is doing.The descripti Ellie Haskell has come a long way since she left St Roberta s boarding school many years ago Her friend now teaches there and asks Ellie to come find out who stole the Loverly Cup trophy It would be bad publicity to involve the police T I really wanted to like this book It had a good premise and it had great characters But it was so slooooow moving I skipped a lot of pages I even fell asleep twice However, the ending, was pretty good I liked the women making fun of Roseanne or Roxanne or whatever her name was Boy, was she grouchy I like Ellie Haskell Is Invited Back To Her Old Boarding School, St Roberta S By Her Friend Dorcas, Who Became Games Mistress When Ms Chips Retired Headmistress Mrs Battle Asks Who Has Stolen The Loverly Sports Trophy An Apparent Schoolgirl Prank Soon Gives Way To Murder, And Ellie Can Now Be The Star Pupil.

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