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Murder Sails at Midnight

3.41 of 5 stars 3.41  ·  rating details  ·  34 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Mrs. Abercrombie, regal, imperious, and accustomed to giving orders, but confined to a wheelchair by a heart attack. Valerie Meadows, her nurse companion, equally, if less publicly, rich; a woman with a past. Gloria Grandi Pontini, a self-made career woman, with a husband who's jealous enough to kill. Susan Emery, a young Englishwoman who soon will be fabulously wealthy, i...more
Mass Market Paperback, 167 pages
Published May 1989 by Bantam Books (first published 1975)
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Linda C
Chapter one tells of a meeting outlining a contract for murder told from the viewpoint of the hit man, named Butler. His intended victim is a woman sailing on the Beatrice Cenci from NYC to Italy. Four wealthy women on board, all have someone who hates them enough to have set up a contract. Four men who interact with these women (none named Butler) could be the hit man. The women’s stories come out throughout the book and each is a sympathetic heroine; none deserving to be the victim. Each of th...more
There are five women sailing first class on the winter voyage of the Beatrice Cenci. Another passenger is a hired killer, out to eliminate one of the women. Readers are privy to his thoughts, but not to the identity he's sailed under, nor do we know which woman is his target. They all have secrets, and people in their lives who would be richer or happier if they were dead.
This was about 4 different women that might have a reason to be murdered. The killer wasn't who I thought it was going to be, but it took place on a cross Atlantic sail.
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