Kill For An Orchid

February 9, 2010|
Kill For An Orchid by Michelle Wan
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The fourth book in the "Death in Dordogne" series, Kill for an Orchid spans two hemispheres and three centuries, taking readers on a suspenseful journey of greed, obsession and murder.

Life is finally coming together for Mara and Julian in their idyllic corner of the French countryside. They are even contemplating marriage! However, their happy prospects hit a nasty bump when Véronique, Julian''s not-so-ex-wife, turns up unexpectedly, threatening blackmail and trouble.

Trouble indeed: Veronique is brutally murdered, and the local gendarmes'' top suspect is Julian himself. However, a mysterious list of names found among Véronique''s effects leads Mara to ask if these individuals are linked to the crime. But how? And why? As Mara seeks answers to these questions, Julian has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to journey to China to solve the riddle of his mystery orchid. Is it the legendary Yong Chun Hua — the flower of eternal youth? To his peril, he soon learns that he is not alone in his quest. As he treks through the mountains of Sichuan piecing together the orchid''s dark secret, he soon finds himself in a race for survival against a determined and deadly adversary. In France Mara, comes face to face with the horrendous truth behind Véronique''s death. A world apart, these two must somehow help each other to thwart a cunning and ruthless killer.
Michelle Wan was born in Kunming, China, in the middle of an air raid. She has lived in India, the US, England, Paris, Harare, and Rio de Janeiro. She and her husband, a botanist, travel regularly to the Dordogne to photograph and chart wild orchids. She is the author of three previous novels in the "Death on the Dordogne" series, Dead...
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Title:Kill For An Orchid
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8.53 X 5.81 X 1.13 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.53 X 5.81 X 1.13 in
Published:February 9, 2010
Publisher:Doubleday Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780385664868

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