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Plain Brown Wrapper

(2001)
(A book in the Alex Powell series)
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African-American reporter Alex Powell has the kind of curiosity that tends to get a nosy girl in big trouble. Luckily, she also has the wit and wiles to get out of it. But when Alex finds her boss, Everett Carson, dead at a black journalists' conference, she finds herself caught in a situation far nastier than normal ... and in grave danger.

At least she's not alone. Fellow journalist and old friend Paul Butler is determined to accompany Alex on her investigation into who killed Ev and why. The trail is leading Alex and Paul from California to D.C., New York, and the competitive social whirl of Martha's Vineyard ... and into a relationship well beyond "friend." But when the truth about the murder of a man as hated as he was revered comes to light, all that -- and everything else -- could end for Alex Powell in a devastating instant.

    

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Hardback Editions

2001 : USA Hardback
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Title: Plain Brown Wrapper - An Alex Powell Novel
Author(s): Karen Grigsby Bates
ISBN: 0-7394-1882-3 / 978-0-7394-1882-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Books
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Paperback Editions

December 2004 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Plain Brown Wrapper: An Alex Powell Novel (Alex Powell Novels)
Author(s): Karen G Bates
ISBN: 0-380-80891-9 / 978-0-380-80891-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperTorch
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July 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: Plain Brown Wrapper: An Alex Powell Novel
Author(s): Karen G Bates
ISBN: 0-380-80890-0 / 978-0-380-80890-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
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Audio Editions

January 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Plain Brown Wrapper: An Alex Powell Novel
Author(s): Karen Grigsby Bates
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2002 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Plain Brown Wrapper
Author(s): Karen Grigsby Bates
ISBN: 1-4025-2856-6 / 978-1-4025-2856-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2002 : USA Audio CD

Title: Plain Brown Wrapper
Author(s): Karen Grigsby Bates
ISBN: 1-4407-4698-2 / 978-1-4407-4698-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
Availability: Amazon