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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Killed at the Whim of a Hat
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'Jimm Juree was a crime reporter for the Chiang Mai Daily Mail with a somewhat eccentric family—a mother who might be drifting mentally; a grandfather—a retired cop—who rarely talks; a younger brother obsessed with body-building, and a transgendered, former beauty pageant queen, former older brother. When Jimm is forced to follow her family to a rural village on the coast of Southern Thailand, she's convinced her career—maybe her life—is over. So when a van containing the skeletal remains of two hippies, one of them wearing a hat, is inexplicably unearthed in a local farmer's field, Jimm is thrilled. Shortly thereafter an abbot at a local Buddhist temple is viciously murdered, with the temple's monk and nun the only suspects.

'Suddenly Jimm's new life becomes somewhat more promising—and a lot more deadly. And if Jimm is to make the most of this opportunity, and unravel the mysteries that underlie these inexplicable events, it will take luck, perseverance, and the help of her entire family.

'One of Library Journal's Best Mystery Books of 2011'

Source : publisher's blurb

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Quercus ,
      2011 .
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      Extent: 370p.
      ISBN: 9781849165525 (pbk.), 9780857381514, 0857381512
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Minotaur Books ,
      2011 .
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      Extent: 384p.p.
      Reprinted: 22 May 2012 (Tr. Pbk)
      Note/s:
      • Published 7th July 2011.
      ISBN: 9781429970549 (ebk), 9781250008305 (pbk)
Alternative title: Der Tote trägt Hut
Language: German
    • Munich,
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      Germany,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Goldmann ,
      2013 .
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      Extent: 377p.p.
      ISBN: 9783442477029, 3442477026

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  • Large print.
  • Sound recording.

Works about this Work

Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 8 May 2011; (p. 21)

— Review of Too Close to Home Georgia Blain , 2011 single work novel ; Killed at the Whim of a Hat Colin Cotterill , 2011 single work novel
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 8 May 2011; (p. 21)

— Review of Too Close to Home Georgia Blain , 2011 single work novel ; Killed at the Whim of a Hat Colin Cotterill , 2011 single work novel
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