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Murdering Americans

(2007)
(Book 11 in the Robert Amiss series)
A novel by

 
Academia (n.): a profession filled with bad food,

knee-jerk liberalism, and murder...

Being a member of the House of Lords and Mistress of St Martha's College in Cambridge might seem enough to keep anyone busy, but Baroness (Jack) Troutbeck likes new challenges. When a combination of weddings, work, and spookery deprives her of five of her closest allies, she leaps at an invitation to become a Distinguished Visiting Professor on an American campus.

With her head full of romantic fantasies inspired by 1950s Hollywood, and accompanied by Horace, her loquacious and disconcerting parrot, this intellectually-rigorous right-winger sets off from England blissfully unaware that academia in the United States is dominated by knee-jerk liberalism, contempt for Western civilization, and the institutionalisation of a form of insane political-correctness.

Will the bon viveuse Baroness Troutbeck be able to cope with the culinary and vinous desert that is New Paddington, Indiana? Can this insensitive and tactless human battering-ram defeat the thought-police who run Freeman State University like a gulag? Does she believe the late Provost was murdered? If so, what should she do about it? And will she manage to persuade Robert Amiss--who describes himself bitterly as Watson to her Holmes and Goodwin to her Nero Wolfe--to abandon his honeymoon and fly to her side?

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Hardback Editions

April 2007 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Murdering Americans (Robert Amiss/BaronessJack Troutbeck Mysteries)
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
ISBN: 1-59058-413-9 / 978-1-59058-413-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
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Paperback Editions

January 2013 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Murdering Americans (Baroness Jack Troutbeck)
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
ISBN: 1-4596-5623-7 / 978-1-4596-5623-9 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
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July 2007 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Murdering Americans (Robert Amiss/BaronessJack Troutbeck Mysteries)
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
ISBN: 1-59058-414-7 / 978-1-59058-414-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2007 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Murdering Americans (Robert Amiss/BaronessJack Troutbeck Mysteries)
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
ISBN: 1-59058-482-1 / 978-1-59058-482-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

2008 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Murdering Americans
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
ISBN: 1-4056-0613-4 / 978-1-4056-0613-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

2008 : UK Audio CD
thumbTitle: Murdering Americans
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
ISBN: 1-4056-4725-6 / 978-1-4056-4725-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: BBC Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

May 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Murdering Americans: A Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mystery #11 (Robert Amiss Mysteries)
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
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