>> Bestseller made in Austria - Jetzt entdecken

The Luck Runs Out

At Balaclava Agricultural College, a kidnapping and pig-napping are followed by murder.
Newlyweds Peter and Helen Shandy are picking out flatware when a pair of gun-toting hooligans burst into the silversmith's shop, empty the safe, and leave with Helen as their hostage. Although the police recover Helen quickly, her professor husband is badly shaken by the ordeal. Early the next morning, the college's head of animal husbandry frantically reports another hostage situation in progress. Belinda, the school's beloved sow, has been kidnapped, and only Peter can bring home the bacon.
There is a possible witness to the pig-napping in Miss Flackley, the farrier, but before she can point Peter towards the vanished porker, she is found dead in the barn's mash feeder. By the time Peter discovers the link between the two heists, pigs may really fly.
Review Quotes:
"The epitome of the 'cozy' mystery." - Mostly Murder.
"MacLeod can be counted on for a witty, literate and charming mystery." - Publishers Weekly.
"Charm, wit, and Holmesian logic." - Audiofile.
Biographical note:
Charlotte MacLeod (1922-2005) was an internationally bestselling author of cozy mysteries. Born in Canada, she moved to Boston as a child, and lived in New England most of her life. After graduating from college, she made a career in advertising, writing copy for the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company before moving on to Boston firm N. H. Miller & Co., where she rose to the rank of vice president. In her spare time, MacLeod wrote short stories, and in 1964 published her first novel, a children's book called "Mystery of the White Knight."
In "Rest You Merry" (1978), MacLeod introduced Professor Peter Shandy, a horticulturist and amateur sleuth whose adventures she would chronicle for two decades. "The Family Vault" (1979) marked the first appearance of her other best-known characters: the husband and wife sleuthing team Sarah Kelling and Max Bittersohn, whom she followed until her last novel, "The Balloon Man", in 1998.
… weiterlesen

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Format ePUB i
Kopierschutz kein Kopierschutz
Seitenzahl 186, (Printausgabe)
Erscheinungsdatum 31.03.2015
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9783958593879
Verlag Mysterious Press at Bastei Entertainment
eBook
4,99
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort per Download lieferbar
In der Cloud verfügbar
Per E-Mail verschenken i

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 47543486
    Into the Water
    von Paula Hawkins
    (3)
    eBook
    10,99
  • 41211703
    The Girl on the Train
    von Paula Hawkins
    (16)
    eBook
    6,99
  • 67922211
    Camino Island
    von John Grisham
    eBook
    10,99
  • 46472199
    The Thirst
    von Jo Nesbo
    (5)
    eBook
    12,99
  • 43129241
    Black-Eyed Susans
    von Julia Heaberlin
    eBook
    3,99 bisher 6,99
  • 54333598
    All the Missing Girls
    von Megan Miranda
    eBook
    4,99
  • 47530067
    The Whistler
    von John Grisham
    eBook
    5,49
  • 45779490
    The Couple Next Door
    von Shari Lapena
    eBook
    6,99
  • 57909131
    The Good Daughter: The best thriller you will read in 2017
    von Karin Slaughter
    eBook
    13,99
  • 33840223
    The Restless Dead
    von Simon Beckett
    eBook
    10,99

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

The Luck Runs Out

The Luck Runs Out

von Charlotte MacLeod

eBook
4,99
+
=
Wrack and Rune

Wrack and Rune

von Charlotte MacLeod

eBook
4,99
+
=

für

9,98

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen