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StatusChecked Out
TitleMurder at the Elms / Alyssa Maxwell.
AuthorMaxwell, Alyssa, author.
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LocationCirc StatusCall NoIssue Name
WinamacDue on 10/13/2023MY MAX 

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9781496736192
International Standard Book Number 1496736192
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 813/.6 23
Personal Name Maxwell, Alyssa, author.
Title Statement Murder at the Elms / Alyssa Maxwell.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice [New York] : Kensington Publishing Corporation, [2023].
Physical Description 309 pages ; 22 cm.
Content Type text txt rdacontent.
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia.
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier.
Series Statement Gilded Newport mystery ; [11]
Summary, Etc. "1901: Back from their honeymoon in Italy, Emma and Derrick are adapting to married life as they return to their duties at their jointly owned newspaper, the Newport Messenger. The Elms, coal baron Edward Berwind's newly completed Bellevue Avenue estate, is newsworthy for two reasons: A modern mansion for the new century, it is one of the first homes in America to be wired for electricity with no backup power system, generated by coal from Berwind's own mines. And their servants--with a single exception--have all gone on strike to protest their working conditions. Summarily dismissing and replacing his staff with cool and callous efficiency, Berwind throws a grand party to showcase the marvels of his new "cottage." Emma and Derrick are invited to the fete, which culminates not only in a fabulous musicale but an unforeseen tragedy--a chambermaid is found dead in the coal tunnel. In short order, it is also discovered that a guest's diamond necklace is missing and a laborer has disappeared. Detective Jesse Whyte entreats Emma and Derrick to help with the investigation and determine whether the murdered maid and stolen necklace are connected. As the dark deeds cast a shadow over the blazing mansion, it's up to Emma to shine a light on the culprit ..."--Provided by publisher.
Subject Elms, The (Newport, R.I.) Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Murder Investigation Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Reporters and reporting Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Women journalists Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Newlyweds Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Jewelry theft Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Newspapers Ownership Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term Newport (R.I.) Fiction. Social life and customs 20th century
Index Term-Genre/Form Detective and mystery fiction. lcgft.
Index Term-Genre/Form Detective and mystery stories.
Index Term-Genre/Form Historical fiction. lcgft.
Series Added Entry-Personal Name Maxwell, Alyssa. Spoken word. Gilded Newport mystery.
Location MY MAX 32662000094713

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