Death of Dorothy Salisbury Davis

April 26, 1916 - August 3, 2014
Palisades, New York | Age 98

Mystery writer dies at 98
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The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Dorothy Salisbury Davis, a prize-winning mystery writer whose books include the best-selling "A Gentle Murderer" and numerous other works praised for their psychological suspense, has died. She was 98.

Longtime friend Laurie Ferguson told The Associated Press that Davis died Sunday at the Esplanade at Palisades, a senior residence facility in Palisades, New York. Ferguson said Davis had been in failing health for months. Davis' husband, the...

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