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Coup de Grace (Sarah Deane Mystery #10)
Freshly minted Ph.D. Sarah Deane is hired to teach English at Miss Merritt's, only to land in the epicenter of legendary French professor Grace (Mme Guillotine) Carpentier's reign of terror. Mme's peckish passion for excellence has inspired universal fear and loathing.A student discovers Mme's hanging effigy. Then Sarah finds a bludgeoned body wearing Mme's trademark cape. ...more
Paperback, 335 pages
Published May 15th 2001 by St. Martin's Press
(first published 2000)
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New PHD Sarah Deane takes on a teaching position at a girl's school during the spring semester at a girl's boarding school to fill the time until the fall when she will move to a university. The job has been arranged by her husband's cousin who also teaches there. One on the teachers is bludgened to death. Sarah and her cousin in their bumbling ways investigate the death and attemps on another teacher's life.
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