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By Vicki Doudera

ISBN-10: 0738719501

ISBN-13: 9780738719504

Book Details:

ISBN: 0738719501
EAN: 9780738719504
ASIN: 0738719501
Publisher: dead night Ink
Publication Date: 2010-04-08
Number of Pages: 328
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

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Red-hot genuine property agent Darby Farr has spent years attempting to omit her native land of typhoon Harbor, Maine-especially the painful stories of being raised through her controlling aunt following her parents' tragic deaths. Then one morning, she learns her aunt is loss of life, and the calculating lady has one ultimate call for: clinch the multimillion-dollar sale of Fairview, a panoramic waterfront estate.

The deal turns out uncomplicated, yet difficulty is brewing at the rocky coast. inside of hours of Darby's arrival, an imprecise deed restrict scuttles the sale simply because the backup customer is located bludgeoned to loss of life at the property's grounds. Assisted by means of good-looking journalist Miles Porter, Darby uncovers darkish secrets and techniques that exhibit an unpleasant scandal . . . or even uglier causes for homicide. As a brutal typhoon surges up the coast, Darby needs to salvage the deal, locate the killer-and one way or the other remain alive.

"[Doudera] expertly weaves a story of suspense on a Maine island, the place homicide and actual property are an explosive combination."-Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling writer of The Mephisto Club

"Here's a fast moving and well-told tale with a wise, savvy actual property agent because the heroine, fixing crimes whereas making revenues. bring forth the subsequent one!"-Barbara Corcoran, genuine property contributor for NBC's Today Show and writer of Nextville: extraordinary locations to dwell the remainder of Your Life 


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Author Name: Vicki Doudera

Author Description: Vicki has written rankings of journal articles, shuttle books for individuals attracted to Maine, a CD jogging journey approximately her city, and a brand new secret sequence that includes crimson scorching Realtor Darby Farr. First within the sequence, a home TO DIE FOR, has acquired rave studies, and KILLER directory, Darby's moment secret, comes out in April of 2011. (Midnight Ink.)

Vicki loves to say she is "all approximately houses." She writes approximately them in her secret sequence, sells them as a true property agent at the coast of Maine, and is helping construct them via her longtime involvement with Habitat for Humanity.

She is an avid reader, hiker, knitter and skier and enjoys writing the type of books she herself likes to read.

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Shepherd, the sidekick to the retired detective Hercule Poirot. Shepherd is not only the narrator but also the culprit who was in Ackroyd’s room at the time of his murder. Shepherd also happens to be the killer, however, and he hides his criminality by omitting the crucial detail in his narrative. In much the same way as in “Nisen dōka,” readers are set up to realize the incompleteness and deceptiveness of a (subjective) narrative. The two works share such similar narrative deception that many would assume Ranpo’s work to be a “copy” of Christie’s.

Contrary to Abe Isoo’s prediction in Chūō kōron that possessing someone else’s secret would lead one to abuse one’s power over that person, Gōda’s knowledge of other people’s secrets does not necessarily prompt him to seek further gain. 36 In theory, Gōda can blackmail any of the residents, as seeing puts him in a position of power over them. However, Gōda does not take advantage of the information; instead, “thinking” about the act of seeing excites him just as much as, if not more than, the nature of the secrets he witnesses.

Introduction 19 use in order to weave a new discourse of rationality in a world that had already witnessed both the defeat of spiritualism and the devastation of the atomic bomb. Japanese Detective Fiction in the World The genre’s foreign birth, however, poses a few technical difficulties in considering it within the framework of Japanese literature. In the early days of Western scholarship on Japan, many cases of intercultural influence involving Japan and the West were conceived in terms of a unilateral relationship between pupil (invariably Japanese) and master (Western).

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