Ellie Haskell is the protagonist in a series of cozy mystery/romance novels by British-American novelist Dorothy Cannell. Ellie Haskell works as an interior decorator, while her husband Ben is a writer and a chef. Hyacinth and Primrose Tramwell are a pair of sisters who own the Flowers Detection Agency.


Dorothy Cannell is an English-American author of cozy mystery novels. She writes the Ellie Haskell series. Dorothy grew up in London and moved to the United States in 1963 when she was twenty years old. Dorothy and her husband Julian have four children and ten grandchildren. They live in Belfast, Maine.