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Caught Dead in Philadelphia

(1987)
(The first book in the Amanda Pepper series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Anthony Awards Best First Novel
Anthony Award winner for Best First Mystery Novel - the debut of the Philadelphia-set Amanda Pepper
series.
Amanda Pepper, English teacher at Philly Prep, does not hate her life. But when a fellow teacher who's engaged to a senate candidate, begs for rest on Amanda's couch, then dies, things could be better. Then the police suspect her of murder, she begins her own investigation, and ends by teaching a certain blue-eyed cop a thing or two....

Genre: Mystery
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Praise for this book

"Gillian Roberts is a mystery reader's dream come true." - Lia Matera


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Used availability for Gillian Roberts's Caught Dead in Philadelphia

Hardback Editions

September 1987 : USA Hardback
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Title: Caught Dead in Philadelphia
Author(s): Gillian Roberts
ISBN: 0-684-18809-0 / 978-0-684-18809-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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Paperback Editions

July 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Caught Dead in Philadelphia (An Amanda Pepper Mystery) (Volume 1)
Author(s): Gillian Roberts
ISBN: 1-61187-389-4 / 978-1-61187-389-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Untreed Reads Publishing, LLC
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October 1988 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Caught Dead in Philadelphia
Author(s): Gillian Roberts
ISBN: 0-345-35340-4 / 978-0-345-35340-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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Audio Editions

November 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Caught Dead in Philadelphia
Author(s): Gillian Roberts
Publisher: Recorded Books
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November 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Caught Dead in Philadelphia
Author(s): Gillian Roberts
Publisher: Recorded Books
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November 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Caught Dead in Philadelphia
Author(s): Gillian Roberts
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


1993 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Caught Dead in Philadelphia (Unabridged)
Author(s): Gillian Roberts
ISBN: 1-55690-900-4 / 978-1-55690-900-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books Inc.
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Kindle Editions

December 2011 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Caught Dead in Philadelphia (An Amanda Pepper Mystery Book 1)
Author(s): Gillian Roberts
Publisher: Untreed Reads Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU