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The Bamboo Blonde

(1941)
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On their second honeymoon, a woman's husband is arrested for murder

Griselda Satterlee is beginning to regret her second marriage to Con. Their honeymoon was supposed to be joyous, romantic, and full of glamor - all of the things their first marriage wasn't - but instead they are spending it on Long Beach, a Navy town whose fleets have all shipped out to sea. The tedium of Long Beach cannot compare to the insult Con gives Griselda one night, when he picks up a stunning blonde at a bar, leaving his wife in the dust.

When he returns to their hotel, Con explains to Griselda that the woman was planning to shoot herself, so he took her out of the bar to confiscate her gun. Griselda is just beginning to believe him when the blonde turns up dead, and Con is arrested for her murder. Griselda will have to work quickly to salvage their honeymoon, or Con will be forced to trade their bridal suite for death row.

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Paperback Editions

April 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Bamboo Blonde
Author(s): Dorothy B Hughes
ISBN: 1-4719-1729-0 / 978-1-4719-1729-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Murder Room
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

April 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Bamboo Blonde
Author(s): Dorothy B Hughes
Publisher: The Murder Room
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Bamboo Blonde
Author(s): Dorothy B Hughes
Publisher: MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA