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An Embarrassment of Corpses: Beechy, Alan

An Embarrassment of Corpses

Beechy, Alan

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ISBN 10: 0312169361 / ISBN 13: 9780312169367
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NY: St. Martin's Press, 1997. Hard Cover w/ DJ. First Edition, first printing (stated with number line 10-1). SIGNED by author on title page. 8vo, 265 pp. A very nice copy with clean, crisp tight pages, no markings. DJ is not price clipped ($22.95). Book and Dust Jacket condition: Fine in mylar jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 4003

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Title: An Embarrassment of Corpses

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition...

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When Children's Book Author Oliver Swithin finds his friend's body floating in a Trafalgar Square fountain, he can't convince the police to treat the death as a murder. But then more corpses turn up daily - on a tube station platform, in a botanical gardens hothouse, even in the middle of Piccadilly Circus - each killed in a bizarre manner.
Oliver joins his uncle, Detective Superintendent Mallard, in a race to uncover the pattern behind the murders. But if they succeed, will the solution help them reach the next victim before the killer strikes again?
An Embarrassment of Corpses, by first-time author Alan Beechey, is a comic mystery with a cast of British eccentrics and an ingenious plot.

About the Author:

Alan Beechey was born in England and grew up in London. He moved to Manhattan in his twenties and now lives with his three sons in Rye, New York, a city named after the English seaside town where his grandmother was born. An Embarrassment of Corpses introduces children's book author and amateur sleuth Oliver Swithin and his girlfriend, Scotland Yard detective Effie Strongitharm.Alan is also the co-author of a non fiction book on American culture and values.

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