Death in disguise : a Monika Paniatowski mystery / Sally Spencer.

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    • Publication Information:
      First world edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: When the body of an American woman is found in the Prince Alfred suite at the Royal Victoria Hotel, DCI Monika Paniatowski is faced with one fo the most baffling cases of her career. The owman who called herself Mary Edwards had been a guest at the hotel for the past two weeks, having paid cash in advance. But who was she really - and what was she doing in a small town like Whitebridge? If Monika could discover why the dead woman had come to Lancashire, she would be one step closer to cathing her killer. The investigation takes an intriguing twist when Monika learns of a possible link to a fifty-year-old murder - but the only person who could tell her why it's relevant is lying in a coma...
    • ISBN:
      9780727886200
      0727886207
    • Accession Number:
      ocn949859017
      949859017
    • Accession Number:
      fay.512991
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      SPENCER, S. Death in disguise : a Monika Paniatowski mystery. [s.l.] : Severn House, 2016. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 16 nov. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Spencer S. Death in Disguise : A Monika Paniatowski Mystery. Severn House; 2016. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.512991. Accessed November 16, 2019.
    • APA:
      Spencer, S. (2016). Death in disguise : a Monika Paniatowski mystery. Severn House. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.512991
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Spencer, Sally. 2016. Death in Disguise : A Monika Paniatowski Mystery. A DCI Monika Paniatowski Mystery. Severn House. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.512991.
    • Harvard:
      Spencer, S. (2016) Death in disguise : a Monika Paniatowski mystery. Severn House (A DCI Monika Paniatowski mystery). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.512991 (Accessed: 16 November 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Spencer, S 2016, Death in disguise : a Monika Paniatowski mystery, A DCI Monika Paniatowski mystery, Severn House, viewed 16 November 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Spencer, Sally. Death in Disguise : A Monika Paniatowski Mystery. Severn House, 2016. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.512991.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Spencer, Sally. Death in Disguise : A Monika Paniatowski Mystery. A DCI Monika Paniatowski Mystery. Severn House, 2016. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.512991.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Spencer S. Death in disguise : a Monika Paniatowski mystery [Internet]. Severn House; 2016 [cited 2019 Nov 16]. (A DCI Monika Paniatowski mystery). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.512991

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2016 June #1

When a woman's body is found in the most expensive suite at Whitebridge's ritzy Royal Victoria Hotel, the case falls to DCI Monika Paniatowski and her team. There's no identification on the woman or in her room, but the hotel manager says she registered as "Mary Edwards" and paid cash up front. This slightly unusual fact, combined with the discovery that the clothes in her closet were two distinctly different types—some cheap, some very expensive—leads Monika to conclude that the woman wanted to disguise herself and perhaps hide the real reason she was in Whitebridge. Eventually, Monika's sidekick, Jack Crane, digs out the clue that finally unlocks the puzzle when he discovers that the victim had visited the Whitebridge library to research a decades-old murder case. As the clues finally start to make sense, a tragic story is revealed, and the victim is finally avenged in a most unexpected way. A gripping plot, twists aplenty, good pacing, and the tough yet vulnerable Monika make this an engrossing read in Spencer's British procedural series set in the 1970s. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.

PW Reviews 2016 June #4

In British author Spencer's well-crafted 11th mystery featuring Det. Chief Insp. Monika Paniatowski (after Thicker Than Water), the discovery of American Mary Edwards's dead body on Mar. 13, 1978, in Whitebridge's best hotel, the Royal Victoria, prompts Acting Chief Constable Keith Pickering to call on his best, Monika, to lead the investigation. Monika and her team, including Det. Sgt. Kate Meadows and Det. Insp. Colin Beresford, question hotel staff and guests and track Mary's movements. They learn that Mary was in disguise, that Mary wasn't her real name, that she had handled a pub bully with a swift kick, that she was doing research at the local library into something that happened in 1924, and had consulted a local solicitor. It's clear from the start that there's a connection with the 1924 murder of Mill owner Wilfred Hardcastle, but ferreting out Mary's real identity and purpose and how that long ago murder led to hers makes for a successful puzzle. (Aug.)

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