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Murder Plain And Fancy. GARLAND LORD

Murder Plain And Fancy.


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Publication: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc, 1943, Garden City

First edition. 8vo. Joint pseudonym of Isabel Garland and Mindred Lord. Fine, bright copy in dust jacket with light restoration to the edges. Wisconsin setting. When a young woman, an actress, is stranded in a small town she calls an elderly aunt for shelter and assistance. The aunt refuses but the young woman decides to visit her anyway. Upon arrival she finds her aunt dead, not from an accident but from a murderous assault. Since she was the only person seen going into the house by the villagers, she is immediately cast as a suspect for this brutal murder. Attractive dust jacket art work. Crime Club mystery title.

Inventory Number: 42331