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Murder ink / Betty Hechtman. Hechtman, Betty, 1947-
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FIC HEC
Edition
First world edition.
Descript.
200 pages ; 23 cm.
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"Veronica Blackstone is a writer for hire. Be it love letters, biographies, resumes or wedding vows, Veronica has you covered. Her latest assignment is writing a celebration of life book for the funeral of one-time client Rachel Ross who tragically died one year after her wedding. While researching Rachel's life, Veronica finds the information surrounding the circumstances of her death to be shrouded in mystery. No one quite knows what happened and her prominent family are more concerned with their image than the truth. Was Rachel's life as perfect as it seemed or was there something dark going on? Was her fall an accident, deliberate or something else? In celebrating the life of Rachel, Veronica is determined to get to the bottom of her death."--Publisher.
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Murder inc
ISBN/ISSN
9780727890177 (hardcover)
0727890174 (hardcover)
9781780297446 (pbk.)
1780297440 (pbk.)
Call #
FIC HAL
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Descript.
339 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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"Thomas Quinn is having a hard time. A failed novelist, he's stuck writing short stories and audio scripts for other people's characters while his wife, Imogen, is working on a remote island halfway around the world. The bills are piling up, the dirty dishes are stacking in the sink, and the whole world seems to be hurtling toward entropic collapse. Then he gets a voicemail from his father, who has been dead for seven years. Thomas's relationship with Stanley Quinn-a world-famous writer and erstwhile absent father-was always shaky, not least because Stanley always seemed to prefer his enigmatic protégé Andrew Black to his own son. Yet after Black published his first book, which went on to sell over a million copies, he disappeared completely. Now strange things are happening to Thomas, and he can't help but wonder if Black is tugging at the seams of his world behind the scenes. Absurdly brilliant, wildly entertaining, and utterly mind-bending, Maxwell's Demon triumphantly excavates the ways we construct meaning in a world where chaotic collapse looms closer every day"-- Provided by publisher.
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ISBN/ISSN
9780802149206 (hardcover)
0802149200 (hardcover)
Call #
FIC BON
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Descript.
274 pages ; 22 cm
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Translation of: Chambre 128.
Originally published in France in 2019 under the title Chambre 128 by Editions de la Martinière Littérature.
Summary
"Cathy Bonidan's The Lost Manuscript is a charming epistolary novel about the love of books and magical ability they have to bring people together. Sometimes a book has the power to change your life... When Anne-Lise Briard books a room at the Beau Rivage Hotel for her vacation on the Brittany coast, she has no idea this trip will start her on the path to unearthing a mystery. In search of something to read, she opens up her bedside table drawer in her hotel room, and inside she finds an abandoned manuscript. Halfway through the pages, an address is written. She sends pages to the address, in hopes of potentially hearing a response from the unknown author. But not before she reads the story and falls in love with it. The response, which she receives a few days later, astonishes her... Not only does the author write back, but he confesses that he lost the manuscript 30 years prior on a flight to Montreal. And then he reveals something even more shocking--that he was not the author of the second half of the book. Anne-Lise can't rest until she discovers who this second mystery author is, and in doing so tracks down every person who has held this manuscript in their hands. Through the letters exchanged by the people whose lives the manuscript has touched, she discovers long-lost love stories and intimate secrets. Romances blossom and new friends are made. Everyone's lives are made better by this book--and isn't that the point of reading? And finally, with a plot twist you don't see coming, she uncovers the astonishing identity of the author who finished the story"-- Provided by publisher.
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Ramadan, Emma, translator.
ISBN/ISSN
9781250256300 (hardcover)
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