The Spook Lights Affair

The Spook Lights Affair

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A debutante's missing body, murder most foul, and weird spectral lights in the fog make for a thrilling gaslight-era tale of mystery and detection.In 1895 San Francisco young debutantes don't commit suicide at festive parties, particularly not under the eye of Sabina Carpenter. But Virginia St. Ives evidently did, leaping from a foggy parapet in a shimmer of ghostly light. The seemingly impossible disappearance of her body creates an even more serious problem for the firm of Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services.Sabina didn't want to take the case, but her partner John Quincannon insisted it would serve as entrée to the city's ultra rich and powerful. That means money, and Quincannon loves the almighty dollar—which is why he is hunting the bandit who robbed the Wells Fargo office of $35,000.Working their separate cases—while Sabina holds John off with one light hand—the detectives give readers a tour of the city the way it was....
Publisher: Ashland : AudioGO, 2013
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781482949056

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Jan 28, 2015

1890's San Francisco, a smart lady detective and her more blusterous gentleman partner investigate a Wells,Fargo bank robbery, a disappeared heiress, and ghostly lights in Carville-by-the-Sea. A delightful and historically accurate mystery by the married team of Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini, both well-known mystery writers on their own.

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