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The Wild Duck Murders
Theodora Du Bois
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The Wild Duck Murders (Anne and Jeffrey McNeill #9)

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Published 1943 by Doubleday Crime Club
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Lisa Kucharski
Feb 02, 2012 Lisa Kucharski rated it really liked it
I had been reading the McNeill series a bit out of order, or missed books between due to difficulty finding them. When I read The Case of the Perfumed Mouse, many people talked about how sorry they were for McNeills. I won't tell you why, but as soon as I read it, I had to get this book and find out what the heck!

Yet another intense and very politically angled mystery, and probably the most violent story as well.

And of course, as it seems to be a theme that DuBois has, any pet that the McNeill'
As America teeters on the bring of World War II, a quiet college campus is shocked by the sudden death of a drama professor. Unfortunately, Dr. Jeffrey O'Neill, surgeon, researcher and detective, thinks it's murder. As narrated by his wife Anne, who helps him in his detection, this is a thrilling tale, full of interesting characters, a youthful romance, and Nazi sympathizers.
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Aka Theodora McCormick

Theodora Du Bois was born Theodora Brenton Eliot McCormick in Brooklyn in 1890. She wrote mysteries, historical fiction, short stories and children's literature.
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