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y separately published work icon Death and the Spanish Lady single work   novel   historical fiction   crime   mystery  
Is part of Eleanor Jones Mysteries Carolyn Morwood , 2011 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Death and the Spanish Lady
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'Melbourne, 1919.

'Death upon death.

'Nurses returned from the Great War are once again risking their lives, this time putting themselves in the firing line of a deadly disease: the Spanish 'Flu.

'On the frontline is Sister Eleanor Jones. Her family torn by death and shell shock, Eleanor does what she can for the sick, among them the likeable Jimmy Cotton, in the temporary hospital hastily set up in the grand Melbourne Exhibition Building.

'But there is one death that she cannot prevent.

'A death unlike all the others on the makeshift ward.

'Poison.

'Hiding behind the gauze masks designed to stop infection, someone is intent on adding to the death toll.

'When Jimmy Cotton disappears, Eleanor cannot help getting involved in the investigation. As she studies her fellow nurses, the orderlies, and the patients, she finds that the war has left people damaged in many ways.

'She is not the only one with an unbearable, secret grief.

'The War has taken so many things from Eleanor, including her dream of becoming a writer. But perhaps she can turn her talent for the dramatic, her wit and her imagination, towards [sic] creating a trap to reveal a killer ...'

Source: Back cover blurb.

Notes

  • Dedication:
    To Harriet.
    New light in our lives.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Crime Can Pay Marc McEvoy , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 12 August 2012; (p. 15)
Sister in Crime Inspired by City's History Lawrence Money , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 3 October 2011; (p. 20)
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 18 September 2011; (p. 17)

— Review of Bite Your Tongue Francesca Rendle-Short , 2008 single work novel ; Death and the Spanish Lady Carolyn Morwood , 2011 single work novel
[Review] Death and the Spanish Lady Anastasia Gonis , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , May vol. 90 no. 8 2011; (p. 41)

— Review of Death and the Spanish Lady Carolyn Morwood , 2011 single work novel
[Review] Death and the Spanish Lady Anastasia Gonis , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , May vol. 90 no. 8 2011; (p. 41)

— Review of Death and the Spanish Lady Carolyn Morwood , 2011 single work novel
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 18 September 2011; (p. 17)

— Review of Bite Your Tongue Francesca Rendle-Short , 2008 single work novel ; Death and the Spanish Lady Carolyn Morwood , 2011 single work novel
Sister in Crime Inspired by City's History Lawrence Money , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 3 October 2011; (p. 20)
Crime Can Pay Marc McEvoy , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 12 August 2012; (p. 15)
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