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Death Plays a Part

(2015)
(The first book in the Alexandrians series)
A Novella by

 
 
Death Plays a Part is the first in a series of historical mysteries by best-selling author Lesley Cookman, set in the changing world of the Edwardian era.

Dorinda Alexander is a former governess who now owns the Alexandria Theatre in the seaside town of Nethergate. Her troupe is rehearsing for a season of music hall performances, a new experience for the theatre - and when mysterious young singer Velda Turner arrives looking for employment Dorinda, impressed by her talent, hires her.

Soon, though, optimism turns to tragedy when a body is found after an apparently motiveless break-in at the theatre. With the local police convinced that the answer to the mystery lies in Dorinda's own past - a cause of much distress to her - the murder seems an impossible task to solve, until an enigmatic Scotland Yard detective shows up...

Genre: Historical Mystery    

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Used availability for Lesley Cookman's Death Plays a Part

Paperback Editions

July 2017 : Paperback
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Title: Death Plays a Part (The Alexandrians)
Author(s): Lesley Cookman
ISBN: 1-5218-7467-0 / 978-1-5218-7467-7
Publisher: Independently published
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

December 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Death Plays a Part (The Alexandrians Book 1)
Author(s): Lesley Cookman
Publisher: Accent Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA