CDN$ 28.61
Temporarily out of stock.
Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your account will only be charged when we ship the item.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca.
Gift-wrap available.
Quantity:1
Add to Cart
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Why Casey Had to Die: A Harry Bronson Mystery Paperback – Large Print, Sep 1 2008


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Paperback, Large Print
"Please retry"
CDN$ 28.61
CDN$ 28.61 CDN$ 0.21

Join Amazon Student in Canada


NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Product Details

  • Paperback: 367 pages
  • Publisher: Wheeler Publishing; large type edition edition (September 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1597228192
  • ISBN-13: 978-1597228190
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 13.8 x 20.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 431 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
0
4 star
1
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews

By Betty K on Aug. 7 2008
Format: Hardcover
If you like your mysteries on the "cozy" side rather than hard core, you'll love "Why Casey Had to Die". The hero, Harry Bronson, is a retired detective who suddenly finds himself in the middle of a case that twenty years ago he felt he mishandled. It was the one time in his career he didn't bend the rules and he's been sorry ever since.

Ms. Hayden has a great sense of humour and her writing and her hero reflect that fact. It's just pleasant to read a mystery without a lot of graphic sex and four letter words and that delights you with a chuckle now and then. I'm ready for the next Harry Bronson mystery anytime it's in my bookstore.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)

Amazon.com: 5 reviews
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Why Casey had to Die Sept. 2 2007
By Anne K. Edwards - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
If you enjoy mysteries with twists and characters who will beckon you
farther and farther along the road of intrigue, you will really enjoy this
tale by talented author L. C. Hayden. An unexpected villain and twists in
the plot offer a fun read to any mystery buff.

Harry Bronson was forced into early retirement from the police force because he bent the rules to solve cases. He took only one thing with him when he left the force, copies of the file on his first murder case, the one that went unsolved.

Never satisfied with the way the case ended, he promised Casey's mother he'd continue doing his best to solve it. Now, retired, he and his wife take a vacation, only he has taken a job as consultant to a mystery group that plays at solving murders at their annual meeting. How was he to know someone arranged his presence there, that the murder to be played out was very recognizable as that of Casey?

Nevertheless, that is what he ran into when he arrived at the meeting and
was almost immediately accused of murder himself. Wondering what was really going on, Bronson sets out to find the answers with murder and gameplaying working against him.

A fresh, well plotted tale peopled with characters you will enjoy meeting,
even the baddies. After reading this book, you will be looking for other
tales by this talented author. I know I will. Enjoy.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
What a great mystery! Jan. 11 2008
By Karen Dyer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
WHY CASEY HAD TO DIE has a mystery convention, a cold case, a savvy retired detective, great character development and a mystery that keeps you guessing. I enjoyed this book immensely. I highly recommend it.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Loveable Detective Feb. 17 2008
By Betty K - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
If you like your mysteries on the "cozy" side rather than hard core, you'll love "Why Casey Had to Die". The hero, Harry Bronson, is a retired detective who suddenly finds himself in the middle of a case that twenty years ago he felt he mishandled. It was the one time in his career he didn't bend the rules and he's been sorry ever since.

Ms. Hayden has a great sense of humour and her writing and her hero reflect that fact. It's just pleasant to read a mystery without a lot of graphic sex and four letter words and that delights you with a chuckle now and then. I'm ready for the next Harry Bronson mystery anytime it's in my bookstore.
A Suspenseful Thriller May 30 2012
By Valerie Stocking - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Harry Bronson, a retired police detective, and his wife go to a mystery convention, where Bronson has been hired as a consultant. When someone is really murdered, Bronson is plunged into a morass of suspects and accusations that he is the killer himself. The story is fast-paced, the characters are memorable, and the suspense will keep you turning the pages.

Who could ask for more?
a new series to devour Jan. 31 2007
By Reader Views - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Reviewed by Lisa Kisner for Reader Views (1/07)

Harry Bronson is a retired detective drawn into investigating a case that has haunted him for over twenty years. The murder of Casey Secrist had been Bronson's first case. Her boyfriend was eventually implicated in her murder; however, Bronson never fully believed he was guilty. Bronson begins receiving mysterious notes and finds himself the host of a murder-mystery convention with an all too familiar plot. Following the murder of a convention member who appeared to have information about the case, Bronson finds himself with a group of suspects containing both familiar and unfamiliar faces. As Bronson becomes a suspect in the murder, his wife disappears and he must find a series of geocaches to find her and solve this decades old murder before the killer kills again.

Who wouldn't love the character of Harry Bronson? He is a smart, competent man who loves his wife and loves solving crimes. Throughout his career he was infamous for bending the rules slightly and he hasn't stopped now that he is retired. Drawn in from the first page, I was reluctant to put the book down until the very end. In "Why Casey Had to Die," L. C. Hayden has created a suspenseful tale full of interesting characters that will keep readers guessing. Every twist and turn adds depth to this well crafted story. All fans of whodunit mysteries will find a new series to devour. I am already anxiously awaiting the next Harry Bronson mystery.

Book received free of charge.

Product Images from Customers

Search


Feedback