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A murder of magpies, Judith Flanders

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A murder of magpies
Title
A murder of magpies
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Judith Flanders
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eng
Summary
  • Samantha "Sam" Clair, a snarky middle-aged editor at London publisher Timmons & Ross, faces serious problems when gossipy journalist Kit Lovell delivers a potentially libelous manuscript with new revelations about the death of fashion icon. When Kit disappears, Sam joins in the investigation with Helena, her elegant solicitor mother, and attractive Inspector Jacob "Jake" Field
  • "A witty, entertaining mystery featuring a hilarious, sharp as a tack new amateur sleuth from the critically acclaimed author of The Invention of Murder. It's just another day at the office for book editor Samantha Clair. Checking jacket copy for howlers, wondering how to break it to her star novelist that her latest effort is utterly unpublishable, lunch scheduled with gossipy author Kit Lowell, whose new book will deliciously dish the dirt on the fashion industry. But little does she know how much trouble Kit's book is about to cause. Before it even goes to print. When police inspector Field turns up at the venerable offices of Timmins & Ross, asking questions about an undelivered package that was addressed to Sam, she knows something is wrong. The messenger sent to deliver the package was murdered, and then Kit goes missing. Suddenly, Sam's nine-to-five life is turned upside down and she is propelled into a criminal investigation. Someone doesn't want Kit's scandalous manuscript published and unless Sam can put the pieces together in time, they'll do anything to stop it. With her deliciously fun, cleverly written debut novel, acclaimed author Judith Flanders introduces readers to an enormously enjoyable, too-smart-for-her-own-good new amateur sleuth, as well as a colorful cast of characters including Sam's witty assistant, effortlessly glamorous mother, and the handsome inspector Field. A whip-smart, impeccably crafted mystery, this tremendously entertaining novel will have readers flying through the pages"--
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Title
A murder of magpies
Creator
Summary
Loved this mystery! The acerbic narrator is 40-year-old British book publishing editor Samantha, whose best author goes missing after writing a tell-all book about a famous French fashion designer who died under suspicious circumstances. Very funny, and great secondary characters as well. -- Ann-Marie Anderson for LibraryReads
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LibraryReads Favorites, 2015
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10390044
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6106.L365
LC item number
M87 2015
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Sam Clair novels
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
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Judith Flanders
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A murder of magpies, Judith Flanders

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