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Case of the Curious Cook : A Cozy Mystery (Hardcover) (Cathy Ace)

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The Women of the WISE Enquiries Agency are back.Henry Devereaux Twyst, eighteenth duke of Chellingworth, is terribly worried about the books in the lower library . . . so much so, he invites a local bookseller and antiquarian to examine and restore them. When the man in question mentions to Althea there are some strange shenanigans going on at his shop she’s all a-twitter and brings his problem to her colleagues at the WISE Enquiries Agency.The bookseller is baffled by the fact that, despite doing a pretty good job with book sales, he winds up with more books at the end of the month than at the beginning.Carol – ably “assisted” by her infant son Albert – tries to track down the one-time owner of the books, and it’s discovered – through solid investigative teamwork – that he and his wife run an old-folks home. This discovery, whilst helpful, leads to a nagging suspicion among the WISE Women that maybe everything isn’t as it should be at the home; and Althea relishes the chance to disguise herself and check into the suspicious old-folks’ home to do some undercover sleuthing.The entire team is called upon to act when Althea “goes dark” and isn’t heard from for more than twenty-four hours.
Number of Pages: 197.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: WISE Enquiries Agency mystery
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Severn House Pub Ltd
Author: Cathy Ace
Language: English
Street Date: March 1, 2017
TCIN: 51564460
UPC: 9780727886682
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-1522

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