A cat on a beach blanket : an Alice Nestleton mystery / Lydia Adamson.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: While house-sitting at the Hamptons, Alice attends a poetry reading that ends with the featured poet blown to bits in a booby trapped car. She is convinced a bell-wearing feral cat is the key to the puzzle.
    • ISBN:
      0525943048
      9780525943044
    • Accession Number:
      96048596
    • Accession Number:
      ocm35919307
      35919307
    • Accession Number:
      fay.550554
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      ADAMSON, L. A cat on a beach blanket : an Alice Nestleton mystery. [s. l.]: Dutton, 1997. ISBN 0525943048. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.550554. Acesso em: 22 out. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Adamson L. A Cat on a Beach Blanket : An Alice Nestleton Mystery. Dutton; 1997. Accessed October 22, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.550554
    • APA:
      Adamson, L. (1997). A cat on a beach blanket : an Alice Nestleton mystery. Dutton.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Adamson, Lydia. 1997. A Cat on a Beach Blanket : An Alice Nestleton Mystery. Alice Nestleton Mystery Series: 14. Dutton. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.550554.
    • Harvard:
      Adamson, L. (1997) A cat on a beach blanket : an Alice Nestleton mystery. Dutton (Alice Nestleton mystery series: 14). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.550554 (Accessed: 22 October 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Adamson, L 1997, A cat on a beach blanket : an Alice Nestleton mystery, Alice Nestleton mystery series: 14, Dutton, viewed 22 October 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Adamson, Lydia. A Cat on a Beach Blanket : An Alice Nestleton Mystery. Dutton, 1997. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.550554.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Adamson, Lydia. A Cat on a Beach Blanket : An Alice Nestleton Mystery. Alice Nestleton Mystery Series: 14. Dutton, 1997. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.550554.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Adamson L. A cat on a beach blanket : an Alice Nestleton mystery [Internet]. Dutton; 1997 [cited 2020 Oct 22]. (Alice Nestleton mystery series: 14). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.550554

Reviews

PW Reviews 1997 April #3

The pseudonymous Adamson's 15th Alice Nestleton mystery (after A Cat Under the Mistletoe, 1996) finds the intrepid out-of-work Manhattan actress and inveterate cat sitter on a house-sitting job on Long Island. Alice attends a small local poetry reading after which one the participants is blown to bits in a car-bomb blast. Unnerved and resentful of the unfeeling homicide detective who investigates, Alice begins making friends in the community and trying find out why anyone would kill an amateur poet who plagiarized Edmund Spenser. Her colorful suspects include a purportedly lecherous painter, a gossipy novelist, a writer whose unpublished work is a dumpling cookbook and a trio of eccentric locals. Next, the house Alice is watching is ransacked and then the cookbook writer is shot to death and left with a tiny bell, like the one Alice heard before the first murder, placed at her throat. In her jaunts up and down the beach, Alice has been haunted by the sound of a tinkling bell, but the bell and the cat that wears it prove as elusive as the murderer. Despite Adamson's flair for words and the historical twist behind the murders, the story remains as insubstantial as beach fog. (July) Copyright 1998 Publishers Weekly Reviews