Thalia.de

In weniger als einer Minute mit dem Lesen beginnen. Sie haben noch keinen tolino?

An Owl Too Many

When a nocturnal hike turns deadly, Professor Peter Shandy takes an interest in owl spotting.
Emory Emmerick comes to Balaclava Agricultural University as a scout for a television station. Although the faculty and students are hardly ready for prime time, Emmerick's interest is in environmental programming-a subject that inspires even the driest Balaclava professor to wax poetic. In his search for material, Emmerick joins Peter Shandy and a few of his colleagues on the annual owl-count. And though the television producer's loud mouth and heavy feet make him a dismal birdwatcher, none of the academics expect him to make a fatal blunder.
Chasing what appears to be a badly lost snowy owl, Emmerick stumbles into a trap that yanks him into a tree. By the time the professors reach him, he's been stabbed to death. Discovering that the snowy owl was nothing more than a handful of feathers attached to a fishing pole, Shandy concludes that Emmerick was murdered. Plenty of people might like to kill a television producer, but which would-be killer had the gall to make the helpless Nyctea scandiaca an accomplice?
Review quotes:
"The ultimate in escapism: an utterly hilarious albeit totally unbelievable caper." - Publishers Weekly.
"One of the most gifted mystery authors writing today." - Sojourner Magazine.
"The epitome of the 'cozy' mystery." - Mostly Murder.
Biographical note:
Charlotte MacLeod (1922-2005) was an internationally bestselling author of cozy mysteries. Born in Canada, she moved to Boston as a child, and lived in New England most of her life. After graduating from college, she made a career in advertising, writing copy for the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company before moving on to Boston firm N. H. Miller & Co., where she rose to the rank of vice president. In her spare time, MacLeod wrote short stories, and in 1964 published her first novel, a children's book called "Mystery of the White Knight".

In "Rest You Merry" (1978), MacLeod introduced Professor Peter Shandy, a horticulturist and amateur sleuth whose adventures she would chronicle for two decades. "The Family Vault" (1979) marked the first appearance of her other best-known characters: the husband and wife sleuthing team Sarah Kelling and Max Bittersohn, whom she followed until her last novel, "The Balloon Man", in 1998.
… weiterlesen
Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Format ePUB i
Kopierschutz kein Kopierschutz i
Seitenzahl 310, (Printausgabe)
Altersempfehlung 16 - 99
Erscheinungsdatum 31.03.2015
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9783958593817
Verlag Mysterious Press at Bastei Entertainment
eBook (ePUB)
4,99
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort per Download lieferbar
In der Cloud verfügbar
Per E-Mail verschenken i

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 41132070
    Something the Cat Dragged In
    von Charlotte MacLeod
    eBook
    4,99
  • 41132069
    The Silver Ghost
    von Charlotte MacLeod
    eBook
    4,99
  • 41132107
    The Palace Guard
    von Charlotte MacLeod
    eBook
    4,99
  • 41132077
    The Withdrawing Room
    von Charlotte MacLeod
    eBook
    4,99
  • 43137686
    Preserve The Dead
    von Brian McGilloway
    eBook
    5,99
  • 41132106
    The Odd Job
    von Charlotte MacLeod
    eBook
    4,99
  • 41132079
    Wrack and Rune
    von Charlotte MacLeod
    eBook
    4,99
  • 35963664
    Grey Owl and Me
    von Hap Wilson
    eBook
    9,99
  • 22146932
    OstfriesenKiller
    von Klaus-Peter Wolf
    (10)
    eBook
    9,99
  • 41132114
    The Grub-and-Stakers Spin a Yarn
    von Charlotte MacLeod
    eBook
    4,99
  • 41132103
    The Luck Runs Out
    von Charlotte MacLeod
    eBook
    4,99
  • 41132086
    A Pint of Murder
    von Charlotte MacLeod
    eBook
    4,99
  • 41132111
    Trouble in the Brasses
    von Charlotte MacLeod
    eBook
    4,99
  • 41132112
    The Convivial Codfish
    von Charlotte MacLeod
    eBook
    4,99
  • 42211838
    The Religious Body
    von Catherine Aird
    eBook
    9,99
  • 45779116
    Night School
    von Lee Child
    eBook
    14,99
  • 45779156
    Conclave
    von Robert Harris
    eBook
    10,99
  • 34179342
    Inferno
    von Dan Brown
    (1)
    eBook
    6,99
  • 41211166
    Blood on Snow
    von Jo Nesbo
    eBook
    6,49
  • 41211694
    Die Again
    von Tess Gerritsen
    eBook
    6,99

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

An Owl Too Many

An Owl Too Many

von Charlotte MacLeod

eBook
4,99
+
=
Vane Pursuit

Vane Pursuit

von Charlotte MacLeod

eBook
4,99
+
=

für

9,98

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen