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Painted Truth: An Alix Thorssen Mystery (Walker Mystery)

McClendon, Lise

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ISBN 10: 0802732712 / ISBN 13: 9780802732712
Published by Walker & Company, U.S.A., 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Book and BroDart protected jacket are fine without faults, in this an un-read copy. Gift quality. Signed and dated by McClendon on the title page (1-17-96). First edition / first printing. Ships in bubble wrap in box. Bookseller Inventory # BX3-8

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Title: Painted Truth: An Alix Thorssen Mystery (...

Publisher: Walker & Company, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Alix Thorssen finds her attentions divided between the dangerous worlds of kayaking and art when the greed, jealousies, and machinations behind a gallery showing violently and unexpectedly explode in murder

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Set in Jackson, Wyo., where the Old West merges with upscale art galleries and white-water rafting concessions, this lightening-fast adventure has enough false trails to stock a national park. Introduced in The Bluejay Shaman, the self-mocking narrator Alix Thorssen (&quot;semiprosperous art dealer, so-so kayaker, single girl, thirty-something&quot;) faces upheaval and betrayal on all sides. Her gallery and her partnership with the wildly appealing Paolo Segundo seem to be at a crossroads. When a neighboring gallery goes up in a spectacular blaze and the body of a local artist (&quot;He was big in the seventies&quot;) is found inside, Alix is drawn into the case as an appraiser and finds herself wondering why the police were so quick to label the crime arson/suicide. Of course, she's right. But not as right as she thinks; what she doesn't know nearly kills her and does kill someone close to her. As Alix pursues an investigation that ultimately pits her professional self-interest against her ethics, the plot, which relies on speed more than finesse, takes a skid here and there. But Alix, fueled by endless cups of coffee and a lot of angst, more than makes up for the shortcomings. <br />Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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