Poppy Dillworth

Created by Dorothy Tell

Dorothy Tell wrote about POPPY DILLWORTH, a cranky 65-year-old retiree from the Dallas Police Department who decides to become a private detective instead of committing suicide.

Go figure.

She made her debut in the author’s first book, a romance, Wilderness Trek (1990), which was ostensibly a story of six women on a camping trip, but Poppy pretty much stole the show, and soon returned in a couple of murder mysteries, Murder at Red Rook Ranch (1990) and The Hallelujah Murders (1992). All have drawn praise for their sympathetic but humorous take on aging.


Respectfully submitted by Megan Casey.

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