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The Resource The Case of the Curious Cook

The Case of the Curious Cook

Label
The Case of the Curious Cook
Title
The Case of the Curious Cook
Statement of responsibility
Cathy Ace
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A new case for the ladies of the WISE enquiries agency . . .Henry Devereaux Twyst, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth, is terribly worried about some water damage to the priceless books in his lower library, so retains the services of a local book restorer to tackle much-needed repairs. The antiquarian also runs the Crooks and Cooks bookshop with his daughter – local TV celebrity chef, The Curious Cook. When the book restorer mentions some strange shenanigans going on at the book shop, Dowager Duchess Althea brings the case to her colleagues at the WISE Enquiries Agency.As the WISE women try to unravel one puzzle from their base at stately Chellingworth Hall, they then get embroiled in another when they come across a valuable book of miniatures which seems to be the work of a local famous artist, murdered by her own brother. Are the cases linked and why do both mysteries lead to a nearby old folks’ home?The WISE women are on the case – and nothing will get in their way . . . Or will it?
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Summary
The women of the WISE Enquiries Agency investigate two possibly linked mysteries: the strange shenanigans going on at a local bookshop, and the discovery of a valuable book of miniatures which appears to be the work of a local artist who was supposedly murdered by her own brother.
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10554886
Cataloging source
BT
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1960-
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Ace, Cathy
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
WISE Enquiries Agency novels
Series volume
0003
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Crime & Thriller
Target audience
adult
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a cozy mystery
Label
The Case of the Curious Cook
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:LSD_405847
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781780108384
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Case of the Curious Cook
Control code
BORROWBOX:LSD_405847
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781780108384
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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