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The Ambivalent Corpse (Crime and Pun Is Meant)

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Parts of a dismembered corpse are found on a rocky stretch of beach in Montevideo, Uruguay, apportioned equally between the Memorial to a German cruiser sunk in World War II and the Memorial to Jews killed in the Holocaust. Because of the murder victim's strategic location shared between two antithetical monuments, the Uruguayan press names her “The Ambivalent Corpse”. Pri ...more
Kindle Edition, 177 pages
Published October 28th 2011
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Wendy
I just finished this book and was surprised how much I really enjoyed it. I don't usually read this genre and wasn't sure I would like the book much less read the entire book.The story caught my attention right from the start and I wanted to follow Roger and Suzanne's visit every step of the way. I also enjoyed learning about the cultures of the countries. The vivid descriptions of the lands made me feel like I was right there with them. The investigation into the murder was also interesting and ...more
Kim (Wistfulskimmies Book Reviews)
This is the story of a brutal murder and dismemberment. A female body is found in Montevideo, South America - in seven parts, carefully cut up and placed between two significant monuments. The police are tied up in red tape so ask the people who found the body, Roger Bowman (ex cop turned PI) and Suzanne Foster (Botanist Professor), to help them in their investigations. Can they find out who she is and why she was killed?

This was an interesting book. The pace was good and kept me turning the pag
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A.R. Von
I've never read anything like this before. It's so packed full of information, a variety of foods (I found myself hungry many times throughout the book), mystery and puns. I loved the little bits of sexual innuendo Roger tossed out there to Suzanne and loved them as a couple! They were a great team solving the case of The Ambivalent Corpse.
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