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y separately published work icon Death of a Nom de Plume single work   novel   crime  
Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 Death of a Nom de Plume
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'When bestselling but elusive romance author Orlando Ricard is found murdered in a sleepy Cornish village, Superintendent Penney of Scotland Yard arrives on the scene to investigate. He’s joined by Ricard’s publisher and his entourage from London, who insist they have no knowledge of Ricard’s true identity.

'As Penney navigates the guarded reticence of Cornish villagers and the delicate egos of publishing intellectuals, he uncovers a web of crime and lies. Bound by sheer cliffs and a picturesque ocean, the group’s secrets begin to unravel over a weekend that will change all of their lives forever.

'Death of a Nom De Plume is a previously unpublished gem written in 1958 by Australian novelist and playwright Dorothy Blewett. A story of false appearances, mystery and romance, this classic cosy crime tale will enrapture with its twists and turns and leave you asking—what happens when the lie you are living dies?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: Corella Press , 2020 .
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      Extent: 238p.p.
      • Published 23 October 2020.
      ISBN: 9781925896060 (pbk), 9781925896077 (ebk)
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  • Cornwall,
    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
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