Deadly Slipper

Deadly Slipper

A Novel of Death in the Dordogne

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Random House, Inc.
Nearly twenty years have passed since Mara Dunn’s sister Bedie, an orchid enthusiast, disappeared while on a hiking holiday in southwestern France. Mara remains determined to find out what happened—but her only real clue is a sequence of wild orchids, including a mysterious, previously unknown Lady’s Slipper, captured on a roll of film found in Bedie’s long-lost camera. With the help of Julian Wood, a reclusive English botanist, Mara begins her search . . . stumbling into decades’ worth of local secrets and putting herself in danger. Rich in lush descriptions of the Dordogne, and laden with savory details of French cooking, Deadly Slipper is rife with surprising twists and turns.

Baker & Taylor
Nearly two decades after her sister Bedie vanishes without a trace during a hiking holiday in southwestern France, Mara Dunn, still haunted by the case and seeking answers of her own, journeys to the Dordogne, stumbling upon Bedie's camera in a local junk shop, and enlists the aid of orchid expert Julian Wood to retrace the missing woman's last steps. A first novel. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2006
Edition: 1st Vintage CrimeBlack Lizard ed
ISBN: 9781400079520
Characteristics: ix, 301 p. : maps ; 21 cm


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