The plague of thieves affair
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Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016.
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333 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
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South Valleys Library - Adult Fiction - Large Print Shelf  1 available
LP MYSTERY MULLER 2016

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9781410487223, 1410487229

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"Sabina Carpenter and John Quinncannon are no stranger to mysteries. In the five years since they opened Carpenter and Quinncannon, Professional Detective Services, they have solved dozens, but one mystery has eluded even them: Sherlock Holmes or, rather, the madman claiming his identity, who keeps showing up with a frustrating (though admittedly useful) knack for solving difficult cases. Roland W. Fairchild, recently arrived from Chicago, claims Holmes is his first cousin, Charles P. Fairchild the Third. Now, with his father dead, Charles stands to inherit an estate of over three million dollars--if Sabina can find him, and if he can be proved sane. Sabina is uncertain of Roland's motives (he will inherit if Charles can't), but agrees to take the case. John, meanwhile, has been hired by the owner of the Golden State brewery to investigate the "accidental" death of the head brew-master, who fell into a vat of his own beer, and drowned. When a second murder occurs, and the murderer escapes from under his nose, John finds himself on the trail not just of the criminals, but of his reputation for catching them. But while John is certain he can catch his quarry, Sabina is less certain she wants to catch hers. Holmes has been frustrating, but useful, even kind. She is quite certain he is mad, and quite uncertain what will happen when he is confronted with the truth. Does every mystery need to be solved?"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Muller, M., & Pronzini, B. (2016). The plague of thieves affair . Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Muller, Marcia and Bill Pronzini. 2016. The Plague of Thieves Affair. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Muller, Marcia and Bill Pronzini. The Plague of Thieves Affair Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Muller, Marcia, and Bill Pronzini. The Plague of Thieves Affair Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016.

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