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Death in a Deck Chair

(The first book in the Iris Cooper series)
A novel by

It's 1927 and young Iris Cooper is sailing home to America after traveling all around the world with her Aunt Hermione in this affectionate homage to 1920s detective novels. Aboard the S. S. Irenia, she encounters an international cast of characters with secrets, and solves a murder with wisecracking newspaperman Jack Clancy.

"A delightful throwback to the 1920s . . . It's like turning back the pages to early Christie. . . . Beck handles familiar ingredients without slipping into cliche." - Washington Post Bookworld

"Very much like early Agatha Christie . . . unfussy energy and light, stylish period-flavor. . . . Good clean fun, in the most old-fashioned mystery vein--but written without a hint of camp or pretension." - The Kirkus Reviews

"Delightful period piece . . . just plain fun, well-written and a delight to read." - The Seattle Times

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Used availability for K K Beck's Death in a Deck Chair

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Hardback Editions

April 1988 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Death in a Deck Chair (Atlantic Large Print Books)
Author(s): K K Beck
ISBN: 0-7451-9333-1 / 978-0-7451-9333-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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March 1987 : UK Hardback
Title: Death in a Deck Chair (Connoisseur crime)
Author(s): K K Beck
ISBN: 0-7090-2567-X / 978-0-7090-2567-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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December 1984 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Death in a Deck Chair
Author(s): K K Beck
ISBN: 0-8027-5601-8 / 978-0-8027-5601-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Walker & Co
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Paperback Editions

March 1987 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Death in a Deck Chair
Author(s): K K Beck
ISBN: 0-8041-0118-3 / 978-0-8041-0118-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ivy Books
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April 1988 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Death in a Deck Chair (Atlantic Large Print Series)
Author(s): K K Beck
ISBN: 1-55504-476-X / 978-1-55504-476-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: John Curley & Assoc
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Kindle Editions

October 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Death in a Deck Chair: An Iris Cooper Mystery (Iris Cooper Mysteries Book 1)
Author(s): K K Beck
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