Title: Not a Girl Detective: A Cece Caruso Mystery ...
Publisher: William Morrow
Publication Date: 2005
Book Condition: Collectible: Like New
Dust Jacket Condition: Like New
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: First Edition.
Like new, signed by author on title page without inscription, first edition. Bookseller Inventory # off1-239
"I spent my entire youth idolizing Nancy Drew. I'm pushing forty now, but some fantasies die hard."
Besides her beloved collection of vintage designer clothing, there is nothing Cece Caruso cherishes more than her childhood memories of Nancy Drew. Her near obsession with the fictional teenage sleuth led her to become a professional biographer of classic mystery writers. And now that she's working on a book about Nancy's pseudonymous creator, "Carolyn Keene, " Cece's in heaven.
At the L. A. home of another rabid Drew-ophile, Cece finds a treasure trove of useful memorabilia, including one unique and somewhat shocking collectible. Later she finds a dead body -- and a puzzle that would sorely test the skills of her spunky girlhood heroine. Now she'll have to channel her former idol and unmask a murderer, and the killer may be coming for Cece next.
Product Description: Biographer and amateur sleuth Cece Caruso freely admits that she spent her youth idolizing girl detective Nancy Drew, a fantasy that undoubtedly influenced her grown-up job of writing biographies of dead mystery writers. Researching the life of Nancy Drew creator Carolyn Keene, Cece snoops around at the annual Nancy Drew fan convention in Palm Springs - and discovers a dead body in the swimming pool of her borrowed vacation house.
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