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Smoke Screen

Marianne Macdonald

ISBN 10: 034074832X / ISBN 13: 9780340748329
Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1999, 1999
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Cloth. As New/As New. Signed by Author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Beautiful mint copy of the True First Edition. Author's rare third book. Signed on the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 003028

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Title: Smoke Screen

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1999

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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Synopsis:

Trying to build her fledgling shop and keep her young son and cat fed, Dido Hoare, London's most intrepid antiquarian bookseller, needs some good luck. Her break comes when the aged and daunting Clare Templeton Forbes, the ex-lover of a celebrated American modernist poet, offers Dido her prized personal library -- a bookseller's dream come true.Dido's luck, however, vanishes as quickly as it arrives. First, Clare dies when a suspicious fire destroys her house. Then a valuable stolen manuscript winds up in Dido's possession-bringing the police straight to her door. Someone wanted Clare dead and Dido out of the picture. But who? And why? With the help of her father, a retired researcher, Dido leaves no page unturned to find a clever killer before he can close the book on her.

About the Author:

Marianne Macdonald was born in Canada and lived there until she was twenty, when she went to Oxford to do graduate work. She has lived in England ever since, pursuing an academic career until her retirement to concentrate on writing and acting. Smoke Screen is her third mystery featuring the adventures of antiquarian bookseller Dido; there is a fourth in the offing.

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