The Resource A hard bargain, Jane Tesh, (electronic resource)

A hard bargain, Jane Tesh, (electronic resource)

Label
A hard bargain
Title
A hard bargain
Statement of responsibility
Jane Tesh
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After solving her first big murder case in the small town of Celosia, North Carolina, Madeline Maclin hopes at last to be taken seriously as a private investigator. She has opened an office in the home of her best friend, Jerry Fairweather, a man haunted by his past who enjoys running harmless scams. Jerry doesn't feel worthy of anyone's love, which is bad news for Madeline. Secretly, Madeline has questions about the accident that killed Jerry's parents and suspects that Jerry's sister Harriet knows more than she's willing to admit. But for now, Madeline is occupied with finding Kirby Willet, an eccentric inventor who left behind boxes of his belongings, including one filled with money. Meanwhile, the town is hopping with "Pageantoids," rabid fans from Madeline's days as a beauty queen who have come to Celosia to produce more pageants. And then there's Rick Rialto, one of Jerry's shady con-artist friends. Josh Gaskins, the director of Voltage Films, is also in town and thinks Jerry's old house is the perfect setting for his horror film about Celosia's mythical beast, Curse of the Mantis Man. When there is a murder on the set, Madeline uncovers several suspects and is forced to investigate some hard bargains-at least one of which is with Jerry
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Summary
Successfully solving her first murder case in Celosia, North Carolina, Madeline Maclin opens her own private investigation office in the home of her best friend, Jerry Fairweather, a man haunted by his past, and finds herself dealing with an eccentric missing inventor, film director Josh Gaskins, one of Jerry's con artist friends, and beauty pageant fans out to produce new local pageants
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Audio
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technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10228013
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tesh, Jane
Dewey number
813.6
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Marguerite Gavin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gavin, Marguerite
  • hoopla digital
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True
Series statement
Maclin Investigations
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maclin, Madeline (Fictitious character)
  • Women private investigators
  • Inventors
  • Missing persons
  • North Carolina
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
A hard bargain, Jane Tesh, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT10024391
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 05 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781624609039
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10024391
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Label
A hard bargain, Jane Tesh, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10024391
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 05 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781624609039
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10024391
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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