New PDF release: A Head in Cambodia: A Jenna Murphy Mystery (Jenna Murphy

By Nancy Tingley

“In a crowded box of paintings historical past whodunits, this primary novel sticks out … Jenna, an unabashed sleuth either off and on the task, is a clean new voice. a superb choose for lovers of of Iain Pears and B.A. Shapiro trying to extend their geography.” —Library Journal

When the pleasing, 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 artwork is her bailiwick, no longer legal research, and her speedy drawback is just realizing no matter 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 various type of secret, and the stakes are existence or demise. It seems that an analogous skills for examine and for unraveling puzzles — the bread and butter of an paintings historian — have completely built her to resolve crimes. She’s convinced the sculpture offers clues to aid her remedy the case, which takes her to Thailand and Cambodia. however the creditors, purchasers, and con artists of the Bangkok artwork global simply compound her questions.

A Head in Cambodia is the fiction debut of famous Asian artwork specialist Nancy Tingley. Readers will have fun with the rarified international of gathering, in addition to gaining knowledge of Jenna, an intrepid and wise observer who will simply locate her position between V.I. Warshawski, Kinsey Milhone, and different nice lady sleuths.

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