Calamity Town

Calamity Town

Streaming Audiobook - 2015
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Looking for trouble, Ellery Queen descends on a small town.At the tail end of the long summer of 1940, there is nowhere in the country more charming than Wrightsville. The Depression has abated, and for the first time in years the city is booming. There is hope in Wrightsville, but Ellery Queen has come looking for death.The mystery author is hoping for fodder for a novel, and he senses the corruption that lurks beneath the apple pie facade. He rents a house owned by the town's first family, whose three daughters star in most of the local gossip. One is fragile, left at the altar three years prior, never to recover. Another is engaged to the city's rising political star, an upright man who's already boring her. And then there's Lola, the divorced, bohemian black sheep. Together, they make a volatile combination. Once he sees the ugliness in Wrightsville, Queen sits back-waiting for the crime to come to him.
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2015.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781624603587
1624603580
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 26 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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