New PDF release: Deadly Slipper: A Novel of Death in the Dordogne

By Michelle Wan

ISBN-10: 1400025583

ISBN-13: 9781400025589

The 1st in a brand new secret sequence that has all of it — a sad puzzle, extraordinary French nutrition, and a peek into the attention-grabbing international of untamed orchids.In 1984, a tender Canadian lady vanished whereas on a mountaineering vacation within the Dordogne quarter of France. used to be Bedie Dunn the sufferer of an twist of fate? Or may well she were murdered? Haunted for years by means of the disappearance of her dual sister, Mara Dunn has moved to France to attempt to respond to those questions.Mara’s beginner investigations ultimately start to express development while she discovers a digicam she is confident belonged to Bedie in a second-hand shop. In it's an previous roll of movie, whose exposures become normally of untamed terrestial orchids. Mara turns to Julian wooden, an expatriate English orchidologist, for aid with the most unlikely: can they use two-decade-old pictures of vegetation to track Bedie’s final direction, and locate the top of her trip? Julian is reluctant to get drawn into this doubtless hopeless quest, however the final publicity at the movie is impossible to resist to him — an unknown species of Lady’s Slipper Orchid. If found, it would be the major to botanical status — or it may be the marker to a shallow grave.From the Hardcover version.

Show description

Read or Download Deadly Slipper: A Novel of Death in the Dordogne PDF

Similar thrillers & suspense books

Get His Name Was Death PDF

Any novice can dispose of family members. however it takes a certified to kill a virtually excellent stranger. Fiendishly convoluted and infrequently grotesquely humorous, this can be a story of geometrically multiplying homicides and a foolproof homicide whose repercussions hold spreading to devour sufferer after sufferer.

Mission Road - download pdf or read online

From the number 1 big apple instances bestselling writer of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians sequence  The triple-crown winner of mystery’s so much prestigious awards–the Edgar, the Anthony, and the Shamus–Rick Riordan blasted onto the crime scene with one among its hottest and such a lot interesting protagonists, Tres Navarre.

Download e-book for iPad: The Company of Fellows by Dan Holloway

A depressing, wicked middle beats contained in the dreaming spires of Oxford college. This electrifying mystery opens the door at the stressful secrets and techniques hidden through centuries of heritage. Tommy West – an excellent educational, until eventually a breakdown stopped him in his tracks 12 years in the past. He has reinvented himself as a profitable inside dressmaker.

Extra info for Deadly Slipper: A Novel of Death in the Dordogne

Sample text

It’s lined with blotting paper to take up the moisture. Tighten the screws from time to time. Whole thing takes about six weeks. Thick bits like stalks and flower heads have to be pressed separately from petals and leaves and reassembled later. ” He waved at an arrangement of flattened flowers and leaves laid out on a sheet of corkboard on his kitchen table. “It’s my off-season trade. ” He eyed her warily as she approached his work-table to pick up a stiff cluster of pale-yellow blossoms. “Cowslips,” he told her.

Lets her run loose. ” He shot away again. Mara closed her eyes. His comings and goings were making her dizzy. However, the improvised cold pack was dulling the sharpness of the pain. She adjusted it around her ankle and looked about her: a low, small room full of mismatched furniture, threadbare carpets, and lots of litter. Pots of flowering plants crammed the window ledges. The walls were entirely taken up with books. Their worn spines suggested that all were well read. He was back with a mug of tea and a couple of aspirins.

It’s a simple process, really. Clamp the plants in the press. It’s lined with blotting paper to take up the moisture. Tighten the screws from time to time. Whole thing takes about six weeks. Thick bits like stalks and flower heads have to be pressed separately from petals and leaves and reassembled later. ” He waved at an arrangement of flattened flowers and leaves laid out on a sheet of corkboard on his kitchen table. “It’s my off-season trade. ” He eyed her warily as she approached his work-table to pick up a stiff cluster of pale-yellow blossoms.

Download PDF sample

Deadly Slipper: A Novel of Death in the Dordogne by Michelle Wan


by Jeff
4.4

Rated 4.54 of 5 – based on 46 votes