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Putting Lipstick on a Pig

(2006)
(The third book in the Rep and Melissa Pennyworth Mystery series)
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Vance Hayes died while joyriding on a snowmobile late one night and breaking through thin ice near the Wisconsin Dells. The cold-hearted, hard-headed lawyer goes unmourned by clients, colleagues, or anyone else - including his reluctant eulogist, fellow attorney Rep Pennyworth.

In fact, interest in Hayes' death is merely perfunctory until it inter-sects with the perils facing charmingly ingenuous Vietnamese-American court reporter Sue Key, tied to Milwaukee's Hmong community. Could it be that Hayes died not because of any of the rotten and vicious things he spent his career doing to literally hundreds of people, but because of the one decent, human endeavor that marked his adult life?

The situation is further complicated by deer season when for several weeks in the fall, "up north" is home to 700,000 people carrying loaded firearms. And by the presence of a gaggle of lawyers, patrician and plebian, grouped around Indianapolis and Milwaukee, not to mention a private eye, an e-tailer into books, and a seedy photographer. Can Rep and his shrewd wife Melissa find in them the key to solving the puzzle of Vance Hayes' death?

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Hardback Editions

July 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Pfister: Putting Lipstick on a Pig (Rep & Melissa Pennyworth Mystery)
Author(s): Michael Bowen
ISBN: 1-59058-287-X / 978-1-59058-287-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
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Paperback Editions

April 2011 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Putting Lipstick on a Pig
Author(s): Michael Bowen
ISBN: 1-4596-1379-1 / 978-1-4596-1379-9 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


October 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Putting Lipstick on a Pig (Rep & Melissa Pennyworth Series)
Author(s): Michael Bowen
ISBN: 1-59058-531-3 / 978-1-59058-531-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: Putting Lipstick on a Pig [LARGE TYPE EDITION] (Rep & Melissa Pennyworth Series)
Author(s): Michael Bowen
ISBN: 1-59058-288-8 / 978-1-59058-288-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

June 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Putting Lipstick on a Pig: A Rep & Melissa Pennyworth Mystery (Rep & Melissa Pennyworth Series Book 3)
Author(s): Michael Bowen
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA