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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ada Public Library M TRO (Text) 33500013737598 New Checked out 02/21/2023
Barnesville Public Library M TRO (Text) 33500013737606 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0727850709
  • ISBN: 9780727850706
  • Physical Description: 217 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First world edition.
  • Publisher: Edinburgh : Severn House, 2023.

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Summary, etc.:
"Dr Margaret Murray, accomplished archaeologist, and occasional sleuth, calls upon her police connections to investigate who may want to see the Edwardian mediums of London dead. Known for her sharp mind and quick wit, Margaret decides to infiltrate one of the spiritualists circles to narrow down the list of suspects. But soon the killer has Margaret in their sights! Can she capture the culprit and avoid passing beyond the veil?" -- Publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2022 December #1
    Dr. Margaret Murray (whose character is based on a real person) is a famed archaeologist at University College, London, at the turn of the century. Besides being an expert in ancient Egypt, she's a skilled amateur sleuth who sometimes helps the police solve baffling crimes. Her latest foray involves investigating the violent murders of several "Sensitives"—women who hold séances to connect loved ones with the spirits of their dear departed. Margaret is at first as puzzled as the police about the motive for the killings and the identity of the murderer. It's only when she convinces one of London's society hostesses to hold a séance and persuades her old friend, retired policeman Edmund Reid, to disguise himself as a famous Italian medium to try to draw out the killer that she's able to home in on the murderer's identity. A clever, deftly written story with wry humor, unexpected twists, and memorable characters—most notably, the charismatic, intelligent, brave, and endearing Dr. Murray. Copyright 2022 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

M.J. Trow is a military historian by training and the author of the long-running Inspector Lestrade and 'Mad Max' Maxwell detective series, as well as the Kit Marlowe Tudor mysteries, the Grand & Batchelor Victorian mysteries, and the brand-new Geoffrey Chaucer medieval mystery series. He lives on the Isle of Wight.

Subject: Archaeologists > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
London (England) > History > 1800-1950 > Fiction.
Spiritualists > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)

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