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Murder unleashed : a novel

Author: Rita Mae Brown; Laura Hartman
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Unscrupulous bankers, abandoned homes, and a cold-blooded killer on the loose: Mags Rogers and her wire-haired dachshund, Baxter, dig up the dirt in this novel. Settling into ranch life outside Reno, Nevada, with her gregarious great-aunt Jeep Reed and Jeep's German Shepherd, King, former Wall Street trader Mags doesn't miss the cutthroat world of investment banking- because its destructive tentacles have reached  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Mae Brown; Laura Hartman
ISBN: 9780345511836 0345511832 9780345530172 0345530179
OCLC Number: 697261664
Description: xii, 267 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Rita Mae Brown ; illustrated by Laura Hartman Maestro.

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Unscrupulous bankers, abandoned homes, and a cold-blooded killer on the loose: Mags Rogers and her wire-haired dachshund, Baxter, dig up the dirt in this novel. Settling into ranch life outside Reno, Nevada, with her gregarious great-aunt Jeep Reed and Jeep's German Shepherd, King, former Wall Street trader Mags doesn't miss the cutthroat world of investment banking- because its destructive tentacles have reached westward to the Silver State. The foreclosure crisis has taken a huge bite out of the local real estate market, where rows of homes sit unsold and forsaken- but not empty. A group of squatters, including desperate single mothers with children, are living under the radar in the houses on Reno's Yolanda Street, without water or electricity. Big-hearted real estate broker Babs Gallagher enlists Jeep and Mags to start a community outreach program, but that means going up against uncaring utility companies, corrupt officials, ruthless politicians- and a merciless murderer. When a former banker is found brutally slain in one of the abandoned homes, the notion of "cutthroat business practices" takes on a whole new meaning.--From front book jacket flap.

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