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An untimely frost, Penny Richards

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An untimely frost
Title
An untimely frost
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Penny Richards
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eng
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"In 1881 Chicago, the idea of a female detective is virtually unheard of. But when famed crime buster Allan Pinkerton opens his agency's doors to a handful of women, one intrepid actress with her own troubled past is driven to defy convention and take on a new and dangerous role.... Since the age of eleven, when her mother was murdered, the life of the theater is all Lilly Long has known. Now twenty-two, she has blossomed into an accomplished Shakespearean actress. But after her innocence--and her savings--are taken from her by a seductive scoundrel, Lilly vows to leave the stage, enter the real world, and save others from a similar fate. Following in the footsteps of the country's first female detective, Lilly persuades Allan Pinkerton to take her on. Lilly's acting skills are a perfect fit for her real-life role as a Pinkerton operative. But her first case is a baptism by fire as she is sent to the small town of Vandalia to solve the mystery of a pastor who disappeared with his family--and the church's funds. When Lilly arrives, she finds the mere mention of the reverend's name provokes enmity or suspicious silence. Shadowed by a second Pinkerton agent with an agenda of his own, Lilly begins to uncover Vandalia's sordid secrets. But she'll have to deliver the performance of a lifetime to survive the final act of this drama" --
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Title
An untimely frost
Creator
Summary
An accomplished Shakespearean actress in 1880s Chicago leaves her stage career and convinces famed detective Allan Pinkerton to take her on as an employee and begins an investigation into a pastor who disappeared along with his church's funds
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Amazon.com
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10497137
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3618.I3437
LC item number
U58 2016
Literary form
fiction
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Series statement
Lilly Long mysteries
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
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Penny Richards
An untimely frost, Penny Richards
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An untimely frost, Penny Richards
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"Kensington mystery"--Spine
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Edition
First Kensington trade paperback edition.
Extent
273 pages
Isbn
9781496706027
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn928480275
  • (OCoLC)928480275

Library Locations

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