3 edition of A Bed of Scorpions found in the catalog.
Source title: A Bed of Scorpions: A Mystery (Sam Clair)
|LC Classifications||Feb 07, 2017|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 85 p. :|
|Number of Pages||73|
nodata File Size: 5MB.
Once again Sam's investigations land her in physical danger and there is a particularly frightening episode towards the end of the book which gave me nightmares. Apply insecticide around the windows, doors, and baseboards inside the house. " He paused, then continued in a rush. First of all, these small species love to hide in tree bark, piles of wood, under rocks, and in homes.
The book is written in the first person, which isn't always my favorite, but it felt very natural here. If you think all those sound like your cup of coffee, or you're looking for a mystery series set within the London publishing world give this one a try. Oh yes, the police investigation is being led by Detective-Inspector Jake Field, who just happens to be Sam's boyfriend. STEP 6: Trap a scorpion and remove it from your property. Oh yes, the police A Bed of Scorpions is being led by Inspector Jake Field, who just happens to be Sam's new boyfriend.
Story, characters, continuous stream of witticisms all tied together with very pleasing writing. And I love the dynamics that she has with her boyfriend, who also happens to be investigating th Firstly, I want to say that, as I read this novel, I want to be Sam Clair.
I quite loved the first book and somehow missed this one when it came out. They know the rights need to be sold — they know, because they need the money. Throw in a bit of cynical feminist observation and I'm sold. The staff were abrupt to the point of rudeness the first dozen times you ate A Bed of Scorpions, until suddenly, magically, one day you had become family.
There's lots of interesting stuff; I enjoy mysteries where I learn a bit about something I didn't know anything about before. I mean, who does not want to be her when you're her age 40s?
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That's just how it happens too. Something tight and dark - like under the covers or pillows on our beds. I haven't read the first in the series and picked this up pretty much at random, but it turned out to be a quick and engaging read. But that was a long time ago. " In theory I have no complaints about "working at home. Publisher Samantha Clair is once more propelled into a crime investigation when her star author, Breda McManus' husband and physics professor, asks for her help.
Usually, they are found in the home by accident unless you have another pest problem that is supplying food for the scorpions.
" -- Kirkus Reviews "Art and money are the linchpins of Flanders's enjoyable follow-up to 2015's A Murder of Magpies.
I learnt what colophons are and appreciated how they were pivotal in solving the mystery.