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Ruins of Civility (Jamie Ramsgill Mystery #2)

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This new Jamie Ramsgill mystery from the author of The Seventh Sacrament follows architecture professor Jamie to Cambridge, England, to research a b ook and visit his old mentor, Rainer Grass. But Grass has disappeared, after shocking colleagues at his farewell party by rescinding his resignation. When it becomes clear Grass has been murdered, Ramsgill decides to ...more
Published July 1st 1996 by St. Martin's Press
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This traditional fair-play mystery crosses the police procedural with the amateur sleuth. American Jamie Ramsgill travels to England to research a new book at Cambridge University's school of architecture, during which time he hopes to spend some time with his mentor Rainer Grass, who is on the verge of retiring, and perhaps also to see an old flame he left behind eighteen years ago. At his retirement party, Professor Grass announces he will not be retiring after all, thereby thwarting the ...more
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James Bradberry is an award-winning architect and author. A former Fulbright Fellow and Lusk
Scholar, he studied architecture and architectural history at Penn and Cambridge, and later taught at a half dozen architecture schools in the US and Canada. His mystery novels, The Seventh Sacrament, Ruins of Civility, and Eakins’ Mistress, were published in US by St. Martin’s Press, and received critical
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