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BIB ID#1630211
Call# FIC Quick

The Mystery Woman

Penguin Group USA, 2013.

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Summary/Annotation ->  Under the plain gray skirts of Miss Beatrice Lockwood's gown, a pistol waits at the ready. For Beatrice is a paid companion on a secret mission#151;and with a secret past#151;and she must be prepared to fight for her life at any moment. Yet she is thrown oddly off guard by the fierce-looking man who joins her in foiling a crime outside a fancy ball#151;and then disappears into the shadows, leaving only his card. His name is Joshua Gage, and he claims to know Beatrice's employers. Beyond that, he is an enigma with a hypnotically calm voice and an ebony-and-steel cane. . . . Joshua, who carries out clandestine investigations for the Crown, is equally intrigued. He has a personal interest in Miss Lockwood, a suspected thief and murderer, not to mention a fraudster who claims to have psychical powers. The quest to discover her whereabouts has pulled him away from his mournful impulses to hurl himself into the sea#151;and engaged his curiosity about the real Beatrice Lockwood, whose spirit, he suspects, is not as delicate as her face and figure. He does know one thing, though: This flame-haired beauty was present the night Roland Fleming died at the Academy of the Occult. Guilty or not, she is his guide to a trail of blood and blackmail, mesmerism and madness#151;a path that will lead both of them into the clutches of a killer who calls himself the Bone Man. . . .


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Marc Record

00541nam a22001937a 4500
130221s2013 xxu g 000 1 eng d
$a 9780399159091 (hbk.) : $c $26.95
$y 201302210808 $z mkhan
$a FIC Quick
$a Quick, Amanda
$a The Mystery Woman / $c Amanda Quick.
$b Penguin Group USA, $c 2013.
$a A Mar13-CP
$a VTLSSORT0080 0200 0990 1000 2450 2600 5990 9950 9992

Amanda Quick has done it again. Fantastic read.