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Murder at the breakers [electronic resource] : Gilded Age Mystery Series, Book 1. Alyssa Maxwell.

Maxwell, Alyssa. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780758290830 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Kensington Books, 2014.

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Summary, etc.: As the nineteenth century comes to a close, the illustrious Vanderbilt family dominates Newport, Rhode Island, high society. But when murder darkens a glittering affair at the Vanderbilt summer home, reporter Emma Cross learns that sometimes the actions of the cream of society can curdle one's blood. . .Newport, Rhode Island, August 1895: She may be a less well-heeled relation, but as second cousin to millionaire patriarch Cornelius Vanderbilt, twenty-one-year-old Emma Cross is on the guest list for a grand ball at the Breakers, the Vanderbilts' summer home. She also has a job to do—report on the event for the society page of the Newport Observer.But Emma observes much more than glitz and gaiety when she witnesses a murder. The victim is Cornelius Vanderbilt's financial secretary, who plunges off a balcony faster than falling stock prices. Emma's black sheep brother Brady is found in Cornelius's bedroom passed out next to a bottle of bourbon and stolen plans for a...
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Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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