Terns of endearment : a Meg Langslow mystery / Donna Andrews.

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    • Publication Information:
      First edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: "Meg's grandfather has been booked to give lectures on a cruise as part of the education/entertainment itinerary, and he's arranged for a passel of family members to join him. The passengers' vacation quickly becomes a nightmare when they wake up to find themselves broken down and in need of repairs. Things get even worse when a crew member announces to all that a woman has jumped overboard, leaving behind her shoes, shawl, and a note. The note reveals she's a disliked member of a writers' group onboard for a retreat, and the group is split on whether this is in-character for her. The captain decides not to investigate, saying he'll notify American authorities when they reach their destination. But Meg's father decides they need to look into whether there was possible foul play while the prime suspects are all stuck on board. It'll be a race against the clock to solve this mystery before they make the necessary repairs and return to shore."-- Provided by publisher.
    • ISBN:
      9781250192974
      1250192978
    • Accession Number:
      2019008876
    • Accession Number:
      on1089277903
      1089277903
    • Accession Number:
      fay.660599
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      ANDREWS, D. Terns of endearment : a Meg Langslow mystery. [s.l.] : Minotaur Books, 2019. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 20 out. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Andrews D. Terns of Endearment : A Meg Langslow Mystery. Minotaur Books; 2019. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.660599. Accessed October 20, 2019.
    • APA:
      Andrews, D. (2019). Terns of endearment : a Meg Langslow mystery. Minotaur Books. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.660599
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Andrews, Donna. 2019. Terns of Endearment : A Meg Langslow Mystery. A Meg Langslow Mystery. Minotaur Books. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.660599.
    • Harvard:
      Andrews, D. (2019) Terns of endearment : a Meg Langslow mystery. Minotaur Books (A Meg Langslow mystery). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.660599 (Accessed: 20 October 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Andrews, D 2019, Terns of endearment : a Meg Langslow mystery, A Meg Langslow mystery, Minotaur Books, viewed 20 October 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Andrews, Donna. Terns of Endearment : A Meg Langslow Mystery. Minotaur Books, 2019. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.660599.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Andrews, Donna. Terns of Endearment : A Meg Langslow Mystery. A Meg Langslow Mystery. Minotaur Books, 2019. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.660599.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Andrews D. Terns of endearment : a Meg Langslow mystery [Internet]. Minotaur Books; 2019 [cited 2019 Oct 20]. (A Meg Langslow mystery). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.660599

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2019 June #1

Meg Langslow and her quirky extended family board the Pastime Wanderer, traveling with her grandfather, naturalist Dr. Montgomery Blake, and his film crew. Blake was hired to give nature lectures on this Bermuda cruise and hopes to film a documentary. When popular but demanding romance author Desiree St. Christophe disappears overboard, it looks like she committed suicide. Then no one can find Dr. Blake's bumbling assistant, Trevor. With the captain declining to investigate further, Meg and her father search Desiree's cabin, finding another body. Not trusting the crew, the two work with others in the family to discover the truth. Meanwhile, the ship becomes stranded miles from Bermuda. It needs extensive mechanical repairs, and the crew all but seems to disappear. Meg soon organizes the passengers to help repair and run the ship while ultimately solving the mysteries. Fans will be pleased with the plot twists, humor, natural-history details, familiar and well-delineated characters, and the fresh setting. A satisfying addition to the long-running series. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

LJ Reviews 2019 March #1

Meg Langslow and her entire family are on a cruise ship anticipating her grandfather's scheduled lecture when a much-detested member of a writers' group vanishes overboard.

Copyright 2019 Library Journal.

PW Reviews 2019 June #4

Bestseller Andrews's winning 25th Meg Langslow mystery (after 2018's Lark! The Herald Angels Sing) takes ornamental blacksmith Meg Langslow and her extended family on a cruise to Bermuda. Aboard the Pastime Wanderer, Meg meets romance author Kate Trevanian and her three companions, also genre-fiction authors, who are on the cruise to honor the memory of their late friend and fellow writer Nancy Goreham. Kate and company are later shocked to discover deceitful Desiree St. Christophe, the group's nemesis and Nancy's antagonist, on the ship, and they wonder about her motives. Then the ship stalls out at sea with no power, and a passenger jumps overboard. When the captain and first officer decline to look into the apparent suicide, Meg organizes her family members, all experienced crime investigators, to pursue the matter. Andrews smoothly combines a clever plot with distinctive and endearing characters. Cozy fans will wish this long-running series never ends. Agent: Ellen Geiger, Frances Goldin Literary. (Aug.)

Copyright 2019 Publishers Weekly.