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The Resource Antiques Con

Antiques Con

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Antiques Con
Title
Antiques Con
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Summary
"One of the funniest cozy series going." --Ellery Queen Mystery MagazineBrandy Borne and her drama-queen mom, Vivian, take their antiques show on the road, for an off-Broadway farce mixing mirth and murder. A world away from small-town Serenity, the ditsy duo--chaperoned by their trusty shih tzu, Sushi--arrive in the Big Apple, blissfully unaware that they will soon cross paths with a rotten-to-the-core killer. As the dynamic dames descend upon a comic-book convention--to sell a rare 1940s Superman drawing--Vivian makes a show of keeping the valuable sketch locked to her wrist in a briefcase. When an intruder breaks into their hotel suite, they naturally suspect a felonious fan, over-eager to acquire their artwork. But this not-so-super villain proves less interested in the Man of Steel than in stealing a man's life, as Brandy and Mother stumble onto a murder victim impaled by a pen-shaped award. Suspects ranging from comic-book collectors to crime kingpins lead Brandy and Mother on a merry madcap Manhattan misadventure, taking them from convention hall to strip joint, from retirement home to precinct lock-up. Has the con been conned by a killer? If so, only Brandy, Mother and Sushi can stop this fatally foul funny-book fiend. Don't miss Brandy Borne's tips on antiques!Praise For Barbara Allan's Trash 'N' Treasures Mysteries!Antiques Chop"The characters shine with brassy humor . . . series fans will applaud." --Publishers WeeklyAntiques Disposal"A humorous cozy that teems with quirky characters." --BooklistAntiques Knock-Off"Scenes of Midwestern small-town life, informative tidbits about the antiques business, and clever dialog make this essential for those who like unusual amateur sleuths." --Library JournalAntiques Bizarre"If you delight in the absurd and enjoy manic humor, you'll treasure the Trash 'n' Treasure mysteries." --Mystery SceneAntiques Flee Market"Lively. . .this bubbly tongue-in-cheek cozy also includes flea market shopping tips and a recipe." --Publishers WeeklyAntiques Maul"Charming. A laugh-out-loud funny mystery." --Romantic Times Book Reviews (4 stars)
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Allan, Barbara
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dictionaries
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  • Mystery
  • Fiction
Label
Antiques Con
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:715abccd-fb0b-49f5-98c8-8b2d3955af8e
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781617732843
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Antiques Con
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:715abccd-fb0b-49f5-98c8-8b2d3955af8e
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781617732843
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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