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Louisa and the missing heiress : a Louisa May Alcott mystery

Author: Anna Maclean
Publisher: New York : Obsidian, 2011, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Long before she will achieve fame as the author of "Little Women," Louisa May Alcott is writing stories of a more dark and mysterious nature. But nothing prepares her for the role of amateur detective she assumes when the body of her dear friend, wealthy newlywed Dorothy Wortham, is found floating in Boston's harbor. It's well known that Dorothy's family didn't approve of her husband, a confirmed fortune hunter, but  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Louisa May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Maclean
ISBN: 9780451233240 0451233247
OCLC Number: 679930408
Notes: "An Obsidian mystery."
"The first Louisa May Alcott mystery"--Cover, pg. 1.
Originally published: New York : Signet, ©2004.
Includes an excerpt from Louisa and the country bachelor.
Description: ix, 319 pages ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Anna Maclean.

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Long before she will achieve fame as the author of "Little Women," Louisa May Alcott is writing stories of a more dark and mysterious nature. But nothing prepares her for the role of amateur detective she assumes when the body of her dear friend, wealthy newlywed Dorothy Wortham, is found floating in Boston's harbor. It's well known that Dorothy's family didn't approve of her husband, a confirmed fortune hunter, but Louisa suspects that some deeper secret lies behind her friend's tragic murder.

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