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The Balmoral Nude (Andrea Perkins Mystery #4)

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Hardcover, 199 pages
Published September 1st 1990 by St. Martin's Press
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Mar 25, 2011 Travis rated it it was ok
Shelves: history, mystery
Liked the history part of this book, but the main mystery is so unevenly written that it was a struggle to finish.
The heroine has almost no impact on the 'solution' of the mystery and spends most of the book unaware of all the plotting and intrigue going on around her.

So much information we are given, concerning the mystery is stuff we learn that the heroine isn't ever told. The cast is mostly unlikable and one of the few sympathetic ends up being a victim of the killer.

The reveal of what's behi
Apr 10, 2013 Charly rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People with short to read lists.
This is a mystery about the artwork of a Victorian era artist. Classic old style mystery with everyone and his brother or sister a suspect at one point or the other. I picked this up at a library sale when the books were $1.00 for whatever you could fit in a plastic bag. Truth to the old saying, "You get what you pay for."

It's not a lengthy read but I wouldn't go crazy to get it. GR also lists it as #4 in a series, which I did not realize at the time I decided to read it.
Feb 20, 2011 Patty rated it liked it
The Victorian history and art restoration aspects were intriguing as always, but the main mystery just fell flat for me.
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Mar 31, 2011 Helen rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
sordid, predictable, pathetic attempt at twist
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CAROLYN COKER has had extensive experience in television, both as an administrator and in front of the camers. She lives in Sierra Madre, California.

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