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Murder in a Mummy Case (Iris Cooper #2)

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The second in a scintillating new series full of Art Deco ambience is a mystery set in the 1920's. Young Iris Cooper visits the home of a fellow-student with a special interest in Egyptology--and an actual mummy in his home that soon contains a new dead body.
Mass Market Paperback, 176 pages
Published August 12th 1987 by Ivy Books (first published August 12th 1986)
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Lindsay Boitnott
Today we continue with book two of the Iris Cooper series, Murder in a Mummy Case. Iris is in her first year a Standford when she agrees to spend the Easter holiday at the home of fellow co-ed, Clarence Brockhurst. He is a young egyptologist interested in courting Iris, but our young heroine gets more than she bargained for when she arrives to house full of eccentric characters only to find the body of a maid hidden in a mummy sarcophagus. What follows is a world wind investigation that takes Ir ...more
Joan Schrock
Apr 16, 2016 Joan Schrock rated it liked it
Shelves: mystery
Easy read. Set in the 1800's-newspaper ,spiritual (Weegee board, seances etc. mixed in with a little bit of egyptology. Surprise ending
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Aug 05, 2009 Eileen rated it did not like it
Lightweight, short mystery with a certain amount of humor and setting, but not much else to say about it.
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Mar 27, 2009 JZ rated it really liked it
Shelves: mystery, funny, own
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Kathrine Kristine Beck Marris (born 1950), known mainly by her pen name of K. K. Beck, is an American novelist. She has written over a dozen books, some of which were part of the Iris Cooper novel series and the Jane da Silva novel series.

An early novel of hers, Death of a Prom Queen (1984) was written under the pen name of Marie Oliver. She wrote a series of other novels, under the name K. K. Bec
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