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Published by Thorndike Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths,
  • Mystery & Detective - General

Book details:

Edition Notes

Series(Thorndike Press Large Print Mystery Series)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages426
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11686865M
ISBN 101410404455
ISBN 109781410404459
OCLC/WorldCa180079946

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