Category Archives: Freddie Babington mysteries

Who Killed Toby Glovins? Third Excerpt

It was dusk by the time Freddie returned to Foxgrove Park. At this same hour yesterday, they’d found Toby dead. Instead of entering the house, he walked a little way down the drive toward the Vixen and let himself in … Continue reading

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Who Killed Toby Glovins? Second Excerpt

“Freddie.” When Freddie left the Vixen, he headed toward Foxgrove along a path that skirted the outer garden wall. Inspector Deffords stood waiting for him. “I thought you’d gone.” “I had some business with my men before they packed up, … Continue reading

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Excerpt from “Who Killed Toby Glovins?”

The bride’s and groom’s friends prepare decorations in the garden the evening before the wedding… The last chain of flowers was finished as the sun sank out of sight behind the garden wall. Bicky and, at his brother’s insistence, Dotty … Continue reading

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The Ghost of a Tower

Or, the story behind a cover photo. The photograph for the cover of Who Killed Toby Glovins? was taken at a place called Layer Marney, which is about 1/2 an hour’s drive outside Colchester in the UK. I went there … Continue reading

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Now on sale: Storylandia 19, Who Killed Toby Glovins?

Where to buy: online store; also Amazon (eligible for free shipping); and Kindle. Sample pages Where to buy: online store; also Amazon (eligible for free shipping); and Kindle. Who Killed Toby Glovins? Kathryn L. Ramage ISBN: 978-1-942007-10-4 Freddie Babington has … Continue reading

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In Search of Abbotshill

Abbotshill had never been Frederick Babington’s home, but he was as fond of it as he was the environs of Marsh Hall. This tiny village ten miles from Ipswich had once been the site of a medieval abbey, now in … Continue reading

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Another Excerpt from “Cousin Wilfrid”

The investigation begins: After lunch, Kell and Phillip accompanied Billy to the Rose and Crown. They’d discussed their plans with Freddie and agreed that this would be the most effective way to get information. The village inhabitants enjoyed few things … Continue reading

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Excerpt from “Cousin Wilfrid”

From The Abrupt Disappearance of Cousin Wilfrid: On Monday morning while he breakfasted at a little table in the bow window of his room, there was knock at the door. Freddie looked up from his plate of bacon and eggs, … Continue reading

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Another excerpt from “The Family Jewels”

The Taggarts weren’t an old county family like the Babingtons, but had gained prominence a generation ago following the success of the Taggart boiled sweets factory in Colchester. Mr. Taggart was also the local MP. Freddie had met him once … Continue reading

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Excerpt from “The Family Jewels”

A mystery set in the 1920s, continuing the adventures of Frederick Babington. ___________________________________ It was a beautiful, crisp, and colorful autumn afternoon. Frederick Babington, who was visiting his aunt in the Suffolk village of Abbotshill, decided to take a walk. … Continue reading

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