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  • 2 of 10 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 0 of 3 copies available at Henderson County Public Library.

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  • 7 current holds with 10 total copies.

Current holds

7 current holds with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Etowah Branch HCPL1300623 (Text) HCPL1300622 Adult New Fiction In process -
Henderson Main Branch HCPL1300623 (Text) HCPL1300621 Adult New Fiction In process -
Mills River Branch HCPL1300623 (Text) HCPL1300623 Adult New Fiction In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781643857428
  • ISBN: 1643857428
  • Physical Description: 329 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Crooked Lane Books, an imprint of The Quick Brown Fox & Company LLC, 2021.

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What better time than Halloween to dig into a bracing discussion of a diabolical murder mystery? And what better choice for the Jane Doe Book Club than Agatha Christie's Crooked House? Lyla Moody and her friends are soon embroiled in debate over whether the heroine's actions are particularly believable. But not long after the meeting, sleepy Sweet Mountain, Georgia, is rocked by a murder that uncannily echoes the novel in question. When Lyla and her grandmother arrive at the charity event that Lyla's mother is hosting, they barely have time to hang up their fall jackets before they stumble upon a body in the library. Leonard Richardson, it seems, was robbed and then hit over the head with a brass candlestick--which throws suspicion on Harper Richardson, his young widow and a friend of the Jane Does. Lyla and the rest of the Jane Does pool their prodigious intellects to clear Harper's name. Peculiarly, all of the clues seem to have been lifted directly from the plot of Crooked House. But as Lyla probes the pages of Christie's classic whodunnit for hints on catching the killer, she uncovers secrets from her mother's past--secrets that suggest that Lyla's own house may be crooked as well.
Subject: Book clubs (Discussion groups) > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Halloween > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Georgia > Fiction.
Genre: Cozy mysteries.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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