Christietown: A Novel about Vintage Clothing, Romance, Mystery, and Agatha Christie (Paperback)

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A new suspense-themed housing tract on the edge of the Mojave Desert is about to open, and who better to help promote the Cotswold-cozy development than mystery biographer extraordinaire Cece Caruso? For the grand opening weekend, Cece is staging a play featuring the beloved sleuth Miss Marple. Of course, everything goes wrong, including a leading lady who ends up dead.

All is not well in Christietown; its secrets are as complicated as the truth behind Agatha Christie's real-life disappearance. The developer, an Englishman who claims to be Dame Agatha's descendent, has ruthless investors breathing down his neck. Meanwhile, Cece's got a wedding to plan, a baby shower to give, and an ex-husband who shows up on her doorstep with his fiancee and future mother-in-law. And when another body surfaces, the intrepid amateur sleuth knows she must play the famed detective for real--or suffer the same mysterious fate.

About the Author


Susan Kandel is a former art critic for the Los Angeles Times. She has taught at New York University and UCLA, and served as editor of the international journal artext. She lives in West Hollywood, California, with her husband, two daughters, and dog.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780061452178
ISBN-10: 0061452173
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: June 12th, 2007
Pages: 280
Language: English