Nancy Tingley's A Head in Cambodia: A Jenna Murphy Mystery (Jenna Murphy PDF

By Nancy Tingley

ISBN-10: 0804011850

ISBN-13: 9780804011853

“In a crowded box of paintings historical past whodunits, this primary novel stands proud … Jenna, an unabashed sleuth either off and on the task, is a clean new voice. a very good decide for enthusiasts of of Iain Pears and B.A. Shapiro seeking to extend their geography.” —Library Journal

When the eye-catching, eleventh-century Cambodian stone head of Radha, consort to Krishna, indicates up on the Searles Museum, younger curator Jenna Murphy doesn’t suspect that it'll lead her to a homicide. Asian paintings is her bailiwick, no longer felony research, and her rapid quandary is just understanding even if the top is one famously stolen from its physique, or a fake.

When a moment decapitation happens — this time of an paintings collector, no longer a statue — Jenna unearths herself drawn right into a diverse form of secret, and the stakes are existence or demise. It seems that an analogous abilities for examine and for unraveling puzzles — the bread and butter of an paintings historian — have completely outfitted her to resolve crimes. She’s convinced the sculpture presents clues to aid her clear up the case, which takes her to Thailand and Cambodia. however the creditors, purchasers, and con artists of the Bangkok paintings international purely compound her questions.

A Head in Cambodia is the fiction debut of famous Asian artwork specialist Nancy Tingley. Readers will appreciate the rarified global of accumulating, in addition to studying Jenna, an intrepid and smart observer who will simply locate her position between V.I. Warshawski, Kinsey Milhone, and different nice lady sleuths.

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