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The Resource Gin and panic : a mystery, Maia Chance

Gin and panic : a mystery, Maia Chance

Label
Gin and panic : a mystery
Title
Gin and panic
Title remainder
a mystery
Statement of responsibility
Maia Chance
Creator
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Author
Ic8l2JIh4GA
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Former socialite Lola Woodby, not-so-discreet private eye in Prohibition-era New York City, along with her grim Swedish sidekick, Berta, take on a piece-of-cake job: retrieving a rhinoceros trophy from the Connecticut mansion of big game hunter Rudy Montgomery. After all, their client, Lord Sudley, promises them a handsome paycheck, and the gin and tonics will be free. But no sooner do they arrive at Montgomery Hall than Rudy is shot dead with a houseful of suspicious characters standing by. Lord Sudley ups the ante, and Lola and Berta take the case. Armed with handbags stuffed with emergency chocolate, gin flasks, and a Colt .25, Lola and Berta are swiftly embroiled in a madcap puzzle of stolen diamonds, family secrets, a clutch of gangsters, and a flapper who knows her way around a safari rifle. Gin and Panic continues the Discreet Retrieval Agency Mysteries from beloved crime writer Maia Chance
Member of
Summary
"Former socialite Lola Woodby is now struggling to make ends meet as a not-so-discreet private eye in Prohibtion-era New York City, along with her stern Swedish sidekick, Berta. When they’re offered a piece-of-cake job—retrieving a rhinoceros trophy from the Connecticut mansion of big game hunter Rudy Montgomery—it seems like a no-brainer. After all, their client, Lord Sudley, promises them a handsome paycheck, and the gin and tonics will be plentiful and free. But no sooner do they arrive at Montgomery Hall than Rudy is shot dead."--Provided by the publisher
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Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10578962
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Discreet Retrieval Agency Mysteries
Series volume
0003
Target audience
adult
Label
Gin and panic : a mystery, Maia Chance
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Subtitle taken from book jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
278 pages :
Isbn
9781250109057
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017021225
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
(OCoLC)987909632
Label
Gin and panic : a mystery, Maia Chance
Publication
Copyright
Note
Subtitle taken from book jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
278 pages :
Isbn
9781250109057
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017021225
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
(OCoLC)987909632

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