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A Little Learning

A Madeline Maclin Mystery by Jane Tesh

A Little Learning by Jane Tesh

Synopsis (from the publisher): Former beauty queen and fledgling private investigator Madeline Maclin has married her best friend Jerry Fairweather and settled into his old house in the small town of Celosia, North Carolina. Lately, she's been concerned that quiet small town life isn't enough for Jerry, who says he's given up his cons and schemes but not his phony sťances.

Madeline becomes involved in the mysterious death of Amelia Lever, an unpopular teacher at Celosia Elementary School. Her cigarette break turned out to be fatal. But Maddy isn't convinced it was a natural death. Grumpy, uncooperative Amelia Lever was despised by the faculty, mainly for voting against grant proposals.

And then there's her latest case. Nathan Fenton has hired Madeline to help solve a riddle left to him by his Uncle Elijah, a man who loved to play games. The riddle says: "From west to east the river flows, from ancient times the sparrow flies. Trust animals that live in packs, and listen where the portrait lies." Are the teacher's death and this mysterious riddle somehow related?

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A Little Learning by Jane Tesh

A Little Learning by Jane Tesh — A Madeline Maclin Mystery

Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Format: Hardcover
ISBN-13: 978-1-59058-650-1
Publication Date: May 2009
List Price: $24.95

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