The Poisonous Seed (A Frances Doughty Mystery) by Linda Stratmann

The Poisonous Seed (A Frances Doughty Mystery) by Linda Stratmann

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Frances Doughty turns detective when her father's customer dies of strychnine poisoning. Armed only with her wits and courage, Frances uncovers a startling deception as she solves a ten year old murder. Will Frances redeem her ailing father's reputation and save the business?

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When a customer of William Doughty's chemist shop dies of strychnine poisoning after drinking medicine he dispensed, William is blamed, and the family faces ruin. William's daughter, nineteen year old Frances, determines to redeem her ailing father's reputation and save the business. She soon becomes convinced that the death was murder, but unable to convince the police, she turns detective. Armed only with her wits, courage and determination, and aided by some unconventional new friends, Frances uncovers a startling deception and solves a ten year old murder. There will be more deaths, and a secret in her own family will be revealed before the killer is unmasked, and Frances will find that her life has changed forever.

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SKU GOR002769522
Title The Poisonous Seed (A Frances Doughty Mystery)
Author By (author) Linda Stratmann
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Year Published 2011
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 0752461184
ISBN 13 9780752461182
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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When a customer of William Doughty's chemist shop dies of strychnine poisoning after drinking medicine he dispensed, William is blamed, and the family faces ruin. William's daughter, nineteen year old Frances, determines to redeem her ailing father's reputation and save the business. She soon becomes convinced that the death was murder, but unable to convince the police, she turns detective. Armed only with her wits, courage and determination, and aided by some unconventional new friends, Frances uncovers a startling deception and solves a ten year old murder. There will be more deaths, and a secret in her own family will be revealed before the killer is unmasked, and Frances will find that her life has changed forever.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002769522
Title The Poisonous Seed (A Frances Doughty Mystery)
Author By (author) Linda Stratmann
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Year Published 2011
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 0752461184
ISBN 13 9780752461182
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No