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A Head in Cambodia: A Jenna Murphy Mystery (Jenna Murphy - download pdf or read online

By Nancy Tingley

ISBN-10: 0804011850

ISBN-13: 9780804011853

“In a crowded box of artwork historical past whodunits, this primary novel stands proud … Jenna, an unabashed sleuth either off and on the task, is a clean new voice. a superb decide for lovers of of Iain Pears and B.A. Shapiro seeking to extend their geography.” —Library Journal

When the fascinating, eleventh-century Cambodian stone head of Radha, consort to Krishna, indicates up on the Searles Museum, younger curator Jenna Murphy doesn’t suspect that it'll lead her to a homicide. Asian paintings is her bailiwick, now not felony research, and her rapid challenge is just realizing even if the top is one famously stolen from its physique, or a fake.

When a moment decapitation happens — this time of an paintings collector, now not a statue — Jenna reveals herself drawn right into a assorted type of secret, and the stakes are existence or dying. It seems that a similar skills for study and for unraveling puzzles — the bread and butter of an artwork historian — have completely built her to unravel crimes. She’s yes the sculpture offers clues to aid her resolve the case, which takes her to Thailand and Cambodia. however the creditors, buyers, and con artists of the Bangkok artwork international in basic terms compound her questions.

A Head in Cambodia is the fiction debut of famous Asian artwork professional Nancy Tingley. Readers will savor the rarified international of accumulating, in addition to discovering Jenna, an intrepid and sensible observer who will simply locate her position between V.I. Warshawski, Kinsey Milhone, and different nice lady sleuths.

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