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Indian Pipes

by Riggs, Cynthia

Condition: Very Good


Worldwide Library. Very Good. 2007. Paperback. The spine and both covers, next to the spine, are creased from reading. The pages are clean, no tears or soiling. The pages and binding are tight. The edges of the covers are slightly scuffed from shelf wear. ; Victoria Trumbull; Vol. 6; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 299 pages; A rock and a hard place… Lively 92-year-old Martha's Vineyard native Victoria Trumbull is the first to spot the body of her neighbor, reclusive engineer Jube Burkhardt, dead from a tumble off a 200-foot-high cliff. The police conclude it was accidental, but Victoria's suspicions are aroused when she learns that Jube was evaluating the land's suitability for a casino proposed by the local Wampanoag tribal councils -- a hotly disputed proposition for the island. As a motorcycle rally adds fuel to the issue of gambling and tribal politics, the mystery deepens on a personal level for Victoria when a friend dies in a fire set to Burkhardt's home. When a computer turns up missing, and intimate, scandalous details of both victims' private lives are exposed, Victoria pieces together a motive -- and confronts a killer quite determined to see her dead. Will combine shipping on more than one book. .
  • Bookseller: Odds and Ends Shop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1360
  • Title: Indian Pipes
  • Author: Riggs, Cynthia
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Worldwide Library
  • Date published: 2007

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