**ABOUT THE BOOK:**

**In 1926, Agatha Christie disappeared—making headlines across the world—only to show up eleven days later at a spa under an assumed name. During those eleven days, did she have time to write a play?**

**Jordan Kelly needs a new job and a new place to live. She’s back in Harrison Falls, New York, living with her not so law-abiding uncles, in debt thanks to a credit card-stealing ex and pending grad school loans.**

**Enter the perfect job, a research position that includes room and board, which will allow her to spend her days hunting down rare mysteries for an avid book collector. There’s just one problem: her employer, Vera Van Alst—the most hated citizen of Harrison Falls.**

**Jordan’s first assignment is to track down a rumored Agatha Christie play. It seems easy enough, but Jordan soon finds out that her predecessor was killed while looking for it, and there is still someone out there willing to murder to keep the play out of Vera’s hands. Jordan’s new job is good...but is it worth her life?**

**ABOUT THE AUTHOR:**

**Victoria Abbott is a collaboration between the always very funny and creative artist, photographer and short story author, Victoria Maffini and her mother, Mary Jane Maffini, award-winning author of three mystery series and two dozen short stories. Their four miniature dachshunds are understandably outraged that a pug and some Siamese cats have wiggled their way into the series.**

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This one looks so good. I've been dying to read this one for months and can't wait til next week when it will be released. Please enter me in your giveaway.

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This looks like another great cozy. I would love to see if she finds the play.

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This sounds fascinating-- a cozy- type book based on a real event. I have always been a Christie fan. Thanks for the giveaway.

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I definitely would love this one because I have read all of Agatha Christie's books!

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I'm glad I never had such a horrible boss like Vera. I hope Jordan finds the play. I'd love to read the book and find out.

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A fictional book about Agatha Christie---should be fun.

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