A spider in the cup : Detective Joe Sandilands Series, Book 11. / Barbara Cleverly.
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- ISBN: 9781616952891 (electronic bk)
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- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.
At dawn one morning in 1933, an amateur dowsing team digging the banks of the Thames for precious metals unearths the body of a young woman with a missing toe and a priceless gold coin in her mouth. The case falls on Assistant Commissioner of Scotland Yard Joe Sandilands' turf, but he's been given another assignment--and a very high-profile one. London is hosting a historic global economic conference to try to solve the global Depression, and political tensions are running very high, as very influential participants are starting to take positions allied with or staunchly against the rapidly militarizing Germany. Sandilands' job is to protect and keep an eye on the visiting American senator Cornelius Kingstone, right-hand man to President Roosevelt, throughout the conference. When a strange set of coincidences link the river bank body to the senator, Joe realizes his assignment is much bigger than he'd thought, and that Senator Kingstone is caught up in a very dangerous...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Soho Crime, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2055 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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