Spirit Garden
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About the Book
Malaya in 1905 was a part of the vast British Empire. Inspector Briscoe felt his routine temporary assignment there a wonderful opportunity for an exotic honeymoon until murder intervened and Evan and Celia find themselves drawn into the strange affair at French's Station. What appeared to be a simple, but deadly, dispute between two Tamil laborers soon evolves into a maelstrom of lust, greed, jealousy and hatred. The centerpiece of this drama rests with the mistress of French's Station, a half-caste of exquisite beauty with the manipulative powers of a Delilah. The Briscoes find that beneath the soft-petaled hibiscus and frangipani the deadly serpent lurks, and the same gritty human passions exist in this tropical Eden as in the slums of gray London.
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780595381197
EAN: 9780595381197
Publisher Date: 24 Feb 2006
Dewey: FIC
Height: 225 mm
Language: English
No of Pages: 172
PrintOnDemand: Y
Series Title: English
Title Prefix: The
ISBN-10: 0595381197
Publisher: iUniverse
Binding: Paperback
Gardner Classification Code: F05
Is LeadingArticle: Y
MediaMail: Y
Pagination: 172 pages, black & white illustrations
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 10 mm
Width: 150 mm