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Detectives called to a building on New York's Upper East Side find a resident who alleges she has been assaulted, but refuses to co-operate with enquiries. The following day, the detectives are back, confronted by the body of a woman with a jewel-encrusted book beside her. The book, part of a rare collection at the New York Public Library, plunges the detectives into the deadly world of the super-rich....

©2009 Fairstein Enterprises LLC (P)2010 WF Howes Ltd

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  • A F Knight
  • 05-31-16

loved it

loved it great story as always. my favourite author and brilliantly read . . .

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  • Andrielle
  • 04-13-13

Engaging and unexpected

I really enjoyed the unusual storyline of this novel; a library is the last place I would have expected a murder to take place. I enjoyed the author's other books and this one is certainly up to her usual standard. The fast paced storyline kept me listening and the unexpected twists made for an exciting story.