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Murder in the reading room / Ellery Adams.

By: Adams, Ellery.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Adams, Ellery. Book retreat mysteries: 5.Publisher: New York, New York : Kensington Publishing Corp., 2019Description: 310 pages : illustration ; 18 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781496715654; 1496715659.Subject(s): Book clubs (Discussion groups) -- Fiction | Kidnapping -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Books and reading -- Fiction | Virginia -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction.Summary: "Jane's boyfriend is missing, and she thinks she may find him at North Carolina's historic Biltmore Estate. Officially, she's there to learn about luxury hotel management, but she's also prowling around the breathtaking buildings and grounds looking for secret passageways and clues. One of the staff gardeners promises to be helpful . . . that is, until his body turns up in the reading room of his cottage, a book on his lap.When she finally locates the kidnapped Edwin, his captor insists that she lead him back to Storyton Hall, convinced that it houses Ernest Hemingway's lost suitcase, stolen from a Paris train station in 1922. But before they can turn up the treasure, the bell may toll for another victim . . ."--Publisher description.
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Jane's boyfriend is missing, and she thinks she may find him at North Carolina's historic Biltmore Estate. Officially, she's there to learn about luxury hotel management, but she's also prowling around the breathtaking buildings and grounds looking for secret passageways and clues. One of the staff gardeners promises to be helpful . . . that is, until his body turns up in a potting shed. When she finally locates the kidnapped Edwin, his captor insists that she lead him back to Storyton Hall, convinced that it houses Ernest Hemingway's lost suitcase, stolen from a Paris train station in 1922. But before they can turn up the treasure, the bell may toll for another victim . . . "Combines clever clues, a smart and courageous heroine and an interesting setting in a whodunit that will inspire readers to make further visits to Storyton Hall." -Richmond Times-Dispatch on Murder in the Paperback Parlor

Includes excerpt from the first book in the series The secret, book & scone society.

"Jane's boyfriend is missing, and she thinks she may find him at North Carolina's historic Biltmore Estate. Officially, she's there to learn about luxury hotel management, but she's also prowling around the breathtaking buildings and grounds looking for secret passageways and clues. One of the staff gardeners promises to be helpful . . . that is, until his body turns up in the reading room of his cottage, a book on his lap.When she finally locates the kidnapped Edwin, his captor insists that she lead him back to Storyton Hall, convinced that it houses Ernest Hemingway's lost suitcase, stolen from a Paris train station in 1922. But before they can turn up the treasure, the bell may toll for another victim . . ."--Publisher description.