The paperwhite narcissus

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Thorndike Press,
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In this fifth book in the Victoria Trumbull series, the ninety-two-year-old sleuth finds herself embroiled in a series of murders after she is fired from her job as West Tisbury correspondent for "The Island Enquirer "(the editor claims the newspaper needs a younger look). Victoria, determined to show that age is no barrier to news papering, immediately throws her weight behind "The Grackle," intent on turning the two-page West Tisbury newsletter into a formidable competitor of the" Enquirer." And it looks as though she will. In the meantime, the "Enquirer's" narcissistic editor has been receiving a series of obituaries, each naming him as the deceased. He would dismiss them as a sick joke, but the obituaries follow the actual deaths of people close to him. Rather than going to the police, he grudgingly rehires Victoria to uncover the identity of the obituary writer. Victoria knows almost everybody on the Island, and she may be the only person who can solve the mystery before the editor needs a genuine obituary of his own. In "The Paperwhite Narcissu"s, as in the four previous books in the series, Cynthia Riggs explores the rich and varied setting of Martha's Vineyard in a way that only a native Islander can. The story glides from Wasque, the desolate southeast corner of Chappaquiddick, to the Coast Guard boat ramp in Menemsha; from the elegantly maintained Captains' houses in Edgartown to the wild Atlantic Ocean beach at Quansoo. A delightfully cozy read, steeped in rich characters and a sense of place, this latest Victoria Trumbull mystery is sure to charm long-time fans and first-time readers.
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display_description A small town has its share of unpleasant residents. When a developer with an unhappy wife, a bullish attitude toward women, and a much-frowned-upon plan is murdered, not many tears are shed. The case naturally falls to Victoria Trumbull, the ninety-two-year-old, sharp-witted sheriff's deputy. Served by her in-depth knowledge of the island of Martha's Vineyard and her indomitable drive, Victoria is on the trail again: bunions, lilac-bough cane, and all.
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series Victoria Trumbull mysteries
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subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, American, Large type books, Martha's Vineyard (Mass.) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Older women -- Fiction, Real estate developers -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Trumbull, Victoria (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women detectives -- Massachusetts -- Martha's Vineyard -- Fiction
title_display The paperwhite narcissus
title_full The paperwhite narcissus [electronic resource] / Cynthia Riggs, The paperwhite narcissus [text (large print)] / by Cynthia Riggs
title_short The paperwhite narcissus
topic_facet Crimes against, Detective and mystery stories, American, Large type books, Older women, Real estate developers, Trumbull, Victoria (Fictitious character), Women detectives