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A pinch of poison, Alyssa Maxwell

Label
A pinch of poison
Title
A pinch of poison
Statement of responsibility
Alyssa Maxwell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In post World War I England, Lady Phoebe Renshaw and her lady's maid, Eva Huntford, encounter an uncharitable killer at a charity luncheon sponsored by a posh school for girls . . . Good deeds build good character, and good character is what the Haverleigh School for Young Ladies is all about. Lady Phoebe with the tireless assistance of Eva has organized a luncheon at the school to benefit wounded veterans of the Great War, encouraging the students to participate in the cooking and the baking. But too many cooks do more than spoil the broth--they add up to a recipe for disaster when the school's headmistress, Miss Finch, is poisoned. The girls at Haverleigh all come from highly respected families, none of whom will countenance their darling daughters being harassed like common criminals by the local police. So Lady Phoebe steps in to handle the wealthy young debutantes with tact and discretion, while Eva cozies up to the staff. Did one of the girls resent the headmistress enough to do her in? Did a teacher bear a grudge? What about the school nurse, clearly shell shocked from her service in the war? No one is above suspicion, not even members of the school's governing body, some of whom objected to Miss Finch's modern methods. But Lady Phoebe and Eva will have to sleuth with great stealth or the cornered killer may try to teach someone else a lethal lesson
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Maxwell, Alyssa
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
A lady and lady's maid mystery
Series volume
2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Poisoning
  • Young women
  • Women household employees
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • England
Label
A pinch of poison, Alyssa Maxwell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Sequel to: Murder most malicious
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 Kensington hardcover edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781617738340
Lccn
2016954460
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)946058725
  • 715181
  • (OCoLC)ocn946058725
  • 715181
Label
A pinch of poison, Alyssa Maxwell
Publication
Copyright
Note
Sequel to: Murder most malicious
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 Kensington hardcover edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781617738340
Lccn
2016954460
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)946058725
  • 715181
  • (OCoLC)ocn946058725
  • 715181

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