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Introducing Hattie Davish, a traveling secretary who arrives in small Ozark town only to discover her new employer has disappeared... On the eve of the heated presidential election of 1892, Miss Hattie Davish arrives in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, a scenic resort town where those without the scent of whiskey on their breath have the plight of temperance on their tongues. Summoned for her services as a private secretary, Hattie is looking forward to exploring the hills, indulging her penchant for botanyand getting to know the town's handsome doctor. But it's hard to get her job done with her employer nowhere to be found... An army of unassuming women wielding hatchets have descended on the quiet Ozark village, destroying every saloon in their pathand leaving more than a few enemies in their wake. So when their beloved leader, Mother Trevelyan, is murdered, it's easy to point fingers. Now that she's working for a dead woman, Hattie turns to her trusty typewriter to get to the truth. And as she follows a trail of cryptic death threats, she'll come face to face with a killer far more dangerous than the Demon Rum...';A wonderful read from a welcome addition to the genre. This one shouldn't be missedit has it all!' Emily Brightwell, New York Timesbestselling author ';[A] delightful debut... Cozy fans will eagerly await Hattie's next adventure.' Publishers Weekly ';This historical cozy debut showcases the author's superb research . . . this is a warm beginning.' Library Journal

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  • Sprog:
  • Engelsk
  • ISBN:
  • 9780758279958
  • Beskyttelse:
  • DRM
  • Udgivet:
  • 24. Oktober 2011
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Introducing Hattie Davish, a traveling secretary who arrives in small Ozark town only to discover her new employer has disappeared... On the eve of the heated presidential election of 1892, Miss Hattie Davish arrives in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, a scenic resort town where those without the scent of whiskey on their breath have the plight of temperance on their tongues. Summoned for her services as a private secretary, Hattie is looking forward to exploring the hills, indulging her penchant for botanyand getting to know the town's handsome doctor. But it's hard to get her job done with her employer nowhere to be found... An army of unassuming women wielding hatchets have descended on the quiet Ozark village, destroying every saloon in their pathand leaving more than a few enemies in their wake. So when their beloved leader, Mother Trevelyan, is murdered, it's easy to point fingers. Now that she's working for a dead woman, Hattie turns to her trusty typewriter to get to the truth. And as she follows a trail of cryptic death threats, she'll come face to face with a killer far more dangerous than the Demon Rum...';A wonderful read from a welcome addition to the genre. This one shouldn't be missedit has it all!' Emily Brightwell, New York Timesbestselling author ';[A] delightful debut... Cozy fans will eagerly await Hattie's next adventure.' Publishers Weekly ';This historical cozy debut showcases the author's superb research . . . this is a warm beginning.' Library Journal

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