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The Resource Murder, by George : a Veronica Walsh mystery, Jeanne Quigley

Murder, by George : a Veronica Walsh mystery, Jeanne Quigley

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Murder, by George : a Veronica Walsh mystery
Title
Murder, by George
Title remainder
a Veronica Walsh mystery
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Jeanne Quigley
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Language
eng
Summary
"Retired soap opera actress Veronica Walsh leads a fulfilling second act in her Adirondack hometown of Barton. Her boutique, All Things, is thriving and she enjoys a romance with Professor Mark Burke. She has neither the time nor the desire to be an amateur sleuth. Trouble finds her when architect Scott Culverson buys a vintage box at the village's annual flea market and discovers a valuable painting and love letter inside a locked drawer. The awe over the masterpiece, a 1920's portrait of Barton's main street, turns to rage when a fierce argument ensues. The box's seller insists the painting was not included in the sale, while Ella and Madeline Griffin, whose mother received the painting as a wedding present, demand that Scott return the painting to their family. The artist's daughter, the formidable Leona Bradshaw Kendall, later joins the battle over Orchard Street. When Scott is stabbed to death and the painting and letter stolen, the Griffin sisters ask Veronica to help clear suspicion from their hot-tempered great-niece, Regina. Despite a vow to stay out of the investigation, Veronica's loyalty to her friends draws her into the case. Veronica crosses paths with a shady contractor, brassy hairdresser, overwrought lawyer, and adoring Czech housekeeper as she searches for both killer and work of art. Whom can Veronica trust, and who will lead her to the brink of death?"--
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"Retired soap opera actress Veronica Walsh leads a fulfilling second act in her Adirondack hometown of Barton. Her boutique, All Things, is thriving and she enjoys a romance with Professor Mark Burke. She has neither the time nor the desire to be an amateur sleuth. Trouble finds her when architect Scott Culverson buys a vintage box at the village's annual flea market and discovers a valuable painting and love letter inside a locked drawer. The awe over the masterpiece, a 1920's portrait of Barton's mainstreet, turns to rage when a fierce argument ensues. The box's seller insists the painting was not included in the sale, while Ella and Madeline Griffin, whose mother received the painting as a wedding present, demand that Scott return the painting to their family. The artist's daughter, the formidable Leona Bradshaw Kendall, later joins the battle over Orchard Street. When Scott is stabbed to death and the painting and letter stolen, the Griffin sisters ask Veronica to help clear suspicion from their hot-tempered great-niece, Regina. Despite a vow to stay out of the investigation, Veronica's loyalty to her friends draws her into the case. Veronica crosses paths with a shady contractor, brassy hairdresser, overwrought lawyer, and adoring Czech housekeeper as she searches for both killer and work of art."--
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10488709
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Quigley, Jeanne
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3617.U5353
LC item number
M87 2016
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Veronica Walsh mysteries
Series volume
0002
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  • Women detectives
  • Murder
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
  • Adirondack Mountains Region (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
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a Veronica Walsh mystery
Label
Murder, by George : a Veronica Walsh mystery, Jeanne Quigley
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
Control code
934503470
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9781432831431
Lccn
2015050625
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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Label
Murder, by George : a Veronica Walsh mystery, Jeanne Quigley
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
934503470
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9781432831431
Lccn
2015050625
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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