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Full Cry

(2003)
(The third book in the Jane Arnold series)
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In the third novel of her captivating foxhunting series, Rita Mae Brown welcomes readers back for a final tour of a world where most business is conducted on horseback?and stables are de rigueur for even the smallest of estates. Here, in the wealth-studded hills of Jefferson County, Virginia, even evil rides a mount.

The all-important New Year's Hunt commences amid swirling light snow. It is the last formal hunt of the season; therefore, participation is required no matter how hungover riders are from toasting the midnight before. On this momentous occasion, 'Sister' Jane Arnold, master of the foxhounds, announces her new joint master and the new president of the Jefferson Hunt. And her choices will prove to be no less than shocking.

The day's festivities are quickly marred, though, by what appears on the surface to be an unrelated tragedy. Sam Lorillard, former shining star and Harvard Law School alum, lies dead of a stab wound on a baggage cart at the old train station, surrounded by the outcasts and vagabonds who composed his social circle at the end of life. No one can remember when Sam started drinking, but the downward spiral was swift and seemingly deadly.

Murder is followed by scandal when Sister Jane discovers dishonest hunting practices going on in a neighboring club. Unsure whether to turn a blind eye or report the infringement to the proper authority, Sister and her huntsman, Shaker Crown, decide to investigate a little further, with the help of their trusty hounds. But when they come a little too close to the staggering truth and uncover an unforeseen connection to Lorillard's murder they realize they might not survive to see the next New Year's Hunt.

Intricate, witty, and full of the varied voices of creatures both great and small, Full Cry is an astute reminder that even those with the bluest of blood still bleed red.

Genre: Cozy Mystery    Get it on Google Play

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Hardback Editions

February 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Full Cry
Author(s): Rita Mae Brown
ISBN: 0-7862-6236-2 / 978-0-7862-6236-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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November 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Full Cry
Author(s): Rita Mae Brown
ISBN: 0-345-46519-9 / 978-0-345-46519-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Paperback Editions

October 2004 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Full Cry: A Novel ("Sister" Jane)
Author(s): Rita Mae Brown
ISBN: 0-345-46520-2 / 978-0-345-46520-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Audio Editions

August 2004 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Full Cry
Author(s): Rita Mae Brown
Publisher: Recorded Books
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November 2003 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Full Cry (Foxhunting Mysteries)
Author(s): Rita Mae Brown
ISBN: 1-4025-6357-4 / 978-1-4025-6357-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2003 : USA Audio CD

Title: Full Cry
Author(s): Rita Mae Brown
ISBN: 1-4025-6368-X / 978-1-4025-6368-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

December 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Full Cry: A Novel (Sister Jane)
Author(s): Rita Mae Brown
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA