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Evanly Choirs: A Constable Evans Mystery

Bowen, Rhys

ISBN 10: 0312205392 / ISBN 13: 9780312205393
Published by Minotaur Books, 1999
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Evanly Choirs: A Constable Evans Mystery

Publisher: Minotaur Books

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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When Constable Evan Evans is persuaded to join the local male choir for the upcoming eisteddfod (cultural festival), he doesn't think the addition of his mediocre voice will do them much good. In spite of all the effort that choirmaster Mostyn Phillips puts in to the choir, it is not exactly first class. Hope arrives in the form of world renowned tenor Ifor Llewelyn, come home to Llanfair to rest, on doctor's orders.

Llewelyn immediately sets about renewing old friendships, and Mostyn even persuades him to sing with the choir. But Ifor isn't in Llanfair long before the residents decide that his presence is a mixed blessing. Noisy fights between Ifor and his wife, a threatening stranger, and Ifor's own warped sense of humor make life in Llanfair increasingly tense. When he announces that he is planning to write his memoirs, telling all about his numerous relationships with famous and infamous women, he jokes that some people won't be happy. But is someone unhappy enough to commit murder to stop him? While tracking down a dangerous killer, Constable Evans also manages to navigate the treacherous waters of neighborhood rivalries, lusty barmaids, and local gossip.

With her third book in this acclaimed series, Rhys Bowen offers another page-turning tale of small-town mayhem and murder.

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Rhys Bowen's novels have garnered an impressive array of awards and nominations, including the Anthony Award for ""For the Love of Mike,"" and the Agatha Award for ""Murphy's"" ""Law,"" the first Molly Murphy mystery. Her books have also won the Bruce Alexander Historical Award and the Herodotus Award, and have been shortlisted for the Agatha, the Macavity, the Barry, and the Mary Higgins Clark Award. Rhys Bowen is also the author of the acclaimed Evan Evans mystery series, which was a finalist for the Edgar Award, and several short stories, including the Anthony Award-winning ""Doppelganger."" Ms. Bowen was born and raised in England and now lives in San Rafael, California. Visit her Web site at www.rhysbowen.com.

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