The Plain Old Man (The Crime Club)

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A thief targets an amateur theatrical group, and murder follows in his wake

Producing a Gilbert & Sullivan opera requires a special kind of madness, and the Kelling family is large enough and peculiar enough to undertake an entire company by themselves. For years now, Sarah Kelling's Aunt Emma has supervised these annual productions -- from The Pirates of Penzance to The Mikado -- and this year she has invited her cast of relatives to rehearse The Sorcerer in her stately mansion. The show is nearly ready when a team of burglars drugs the cast and crew to make off with a priceless portrait.

Theft or no theft, Aunt Emma insists the show must go on. Even when one of the cast dies suddenly, she finds a replacement and continues rehearsal. But when Sarah begins to suspect the actor was murdered, it becomes clear that dear Aunt Emma may be in danger of taking her final bow.

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A little wear to edges of jacket (protected). A Sarah Kelling novel.

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Charlotte MacLeod is the multiple award-winning author of over forty acclaimed novels, many featuring her series detective Professor Peter Shandy and her popular husband and wife team of Sarah Kelling and Max Bittersohn.

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Macleod, Charlotte
Published by Doubleday (1985)
ISBN 10: 0002319969 ISBN 13: 9780002319966
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