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Terrace Public Library YU (Text) 35151001088756 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781472125224 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 312 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: London : Constable, 2018.

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"Singapore is agog with the news of King Edward VIII’s abdication to marry American heiress Wallis Simpson. Chen Su Lin, now Chief Inspector Le Froy’s secretarial assistant in Singapore’s newly formed detective unit, still dreams of becoming a journalist and hopes to cover the story when the Hon Victor Glossop announces he is marrying an American widow of his own, Mrs Nicole Covington, in the Colony. But things go horribly wrong when Victor Glossop is found dead, his body covered in bizarre symbols and soaked in betel nut juice. The beautiful, highly-strung Nicole claims it’s her fault he’s dead . . . just like the others. And when investigations into her past reveal a dead lover, as well as a husband, the case against her appears to be stacking up. Begrudgingly on Le Froy’s part, Su Lin agrees to chaperon Nicole at the Farquhar Hotel, intending to get the truth out of her somehow. But as she uncovers secrets and further deaths occur, Su Lin realises she may not be able to save Nicole’s life – or even her own."-- Publisher.
Subject: Fiancées > Death > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Nineteen thirties > Fiction.
Women detectives > Singapore > Fiction.
Americans > Singapore > Fiction.
Women journalists > Fiction.
Singapore > Fiction.
Genre/Form: Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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