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Title The spook lights affair / Marcia Muller, Bill Pronzini.
Author Muller, Marcia.
Note "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Summary "In 1895 San Francisco young debutantes don't commit suicide at festive parties, particularly not under the eye of Sabina Carpenter. But Virginia St. Ives evidently did, leaping from a foggy parapet in a shimmer of ghostly light. The seemingly impossible disappearance of her body creates an even more serious problem for the firm of Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services. Sabina hadn't wanted to take the assignment, but her partner John Quincannon insisted it would serve as entrée to the city's ultra rich and powerful. That means money, and Quincannon loves the almighty dollar. Which is why he is hunting the bandit who robbed the Wells, Fargo office of $35,000.Working their separate cases (while Sabina holds John off with one light hand), the detectives give readers a tour of The City the way it was. From the infamous Barbary Coast to the expensive Tenderloin gaming houses and brothels frequented by wealthy men, Quincannon follows a danger-laden trail to unmask the murderous perpetrators of the Wells, Fargo robbery. Meanwhile, Sabina works her wiles on friends and relatives of the vanished debutante until the pieces of her puzzle start falling into place. But it's an oddly disguised gent appearing out of nowhere who provides the final clue to both cases--the shrewd "crackbrain" who believes himself to be Sherlock Holmes. Fans of Marcia's Muller's bestselling Sharon McCone novels and Bill Pronzini's Nameless Detective series will applaud The Spook Lights Affair and future exploits from the annals of Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services"-- Provided by publisher.
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 Castlewood Mystery Fictio  MF MULLER  ON SHELF
 Koelbel Mystery Fiction  MF MULLER  ON SHELF
 Koelbel Mystery Fiction  MF MULLER  ON SHELF
 May Mystery Fiction  MF MULLER  ON SHELF
 Smoky Hill Fiction  MF MULLER  ON SHELF
 Smoky Hill Fiction  MF MULLER  ON SHELF
 Southglenn Fiction  MF MULLER  ON SHELF
 Southglenn Fiction  MF MULLER  Recently Arrived
Publisher New York : Forge, 2013.
Edition First edition.
Description 251 pages ; 22 cm
DESCRIPT text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Subject Private investigators -- California -- San Francisco -- Fiction.
Women detectives -- California -- San Francisco -- Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Alt Author Pronzini, Bill.
SERIES A Carpenter and Quincannon mystery
Series Muller, Marcia. Carpenter and Quincannon mystery.
ISBN 9780765331755
0765331756
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