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Death On The Patagonian Express

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Published: January 2017
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Author: Hy Conrad
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BIC Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
 
Published: 15-Jan-2017
Format: Hardback, 320 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9781617736865
Stock Code: 7736865
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oA delightful new series.o :Booklist, starred review Upon the breakout success of the TrippyGirl blog, Amy Abel and her mother, Fanny, are asked to join a group of other prominent travel writers on a scenic train tour of Patagonia. Fanny welcomes the extra publicity, but it takes coaxing from suave tour owner Jorge O'Bannion to win Amy's commitment. Once in Argentina, their South American expedition seems to chug along smoothly:despite Fanny drinking way too much yerba mate tea. But while out snapping photos for TrippyGirl, Fanny makes a dreadful discovery:a body scavenged by condors in the wilderness. Even more unsettling, the corpse mysteriously disappears before the others arrive. Some question Fanny's sanity, but doubt becomes horror when Jorge's angel investor is found dead in a similar position. As a number of oaccidentso validate Amy's suspicion of foul play, the Abels must outsmart one very conniving killer . . . or they'll soon be en route to their final destination:six feet under.oA delightful new series.o :Booklist, starred review Upon the breakout success of the TrippyGirl blog, Amy Abel and her mother, Fanny, are asked to join a group of other prominent travel writers on a scenic train tour of Patagonia. Fanny welcomes the extra publicity, but it takes coaxing from suave tour owner Jorge O'Bannion to win Amy's commitment. Once in Argentina, their South American expedition seems to chug along smoothly:despite Fanny drinking way too much yerba mate tea. But while out snapping photos for TrippyGirl, Fanny makes a dreadful discovery:a body scavenged by condors in the wilderness. Even more unsettling, the corpse mysteriously disappears before the others arrive. Some question Fanny's sanity, but doubt becomes horror when Jorge's angel investor is found dead in a similar position. As a number of oaccidentso validate Amy's suspicion of foul play, the Abels must outsmart one very conniving killer . . . or they'll soon be en route to their final destination:six feet under.
HY CONRAD has made a career out of mystery, earning a Scribe Award and garnering three Edgar nominations, while developing a horde of popular games and interactive films, hundreds of stories, and a dozen books of short mysteries.aIn the world of TV, he is best known for his eight seasons as a writer and co-executive producer for the groundbreaking series Monk. a The Amy's Travel Mystery series has given Hy the chance to combine a mystery career with his love of travel, which started with a European tour in high school and now includes seventy countries, not counting airport layovers.aHe also loves listening to other people's travel stories, as long as they realize it might all end up in a book. a When not killing people or checking luggage, Hy splits his time between Key West and Vermont.aNo matter where he is, he can be found on his website, hyconrad.com.
 
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