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Overkill: An Emma Streat Mystery (Emma Street #2)

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Emma Streat is rebuilding her shattered life in Boston when she receives an SOS from Venice. She must come at once to intervene in a disastrous affair between her opera singer niece, Vanessa, and a notorious playboy. But the night Emma and Vanessa return home, Vanessa is struck down by what appears to be the first case of avian flu in the United States.

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ebook, 288 pages
Published February 22nd 2010 by Minotaur Books (first published 2009)
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B. Lynn Goodwin
How far are we from germ warfare? How unlikely are we to see it when it first appears? Elegant Emma Streat faces these questions and a medical disaster that could unleash a worldwide plague in Eugenia Lovett West’s new mystery, Overkill.

Emma Streat is recovering from the loss of her husband when she receives an SOS. Her niece, Vanessa, a talented opera star, is about to abandon her career. She plans to leave her tour after a performance in Venice, and follow her playboy lover to Sardinia. Emma t...more
eugenia lovett west can really crank out a good story. i am most impressed with the plot and character development. some accomplishment for an octogenerian author. so much for aging brains. she's an inspiration!
Interesting mystery/chase yarn about illegal transport of deadly virusus (h1n1 etc.)with a little romance mixed in and a likable heroine. We chase from Venice to Boston to London and Ireland.
Patricia Cluthe
this was a quick read but I enjoyed it and I like the way it was written
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Eugenia Lovett West was born in Boston. She attended Sarah Lawrence College and worked for Harper’s Bazaar and the American Red Cross. Then came marriage, four children, volunteer work, and freelancing for local papers. Eugenia divides her time between Connecticut and New Hampshire.

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