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The Shortest Way to Hades - Sarah Caudwell
The Shortest Way to Hades
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It seemed the perfect way to avoid three million in taxes on a five-million-pound estate: change the trust arrangement. Everyone in the family agreed to support the heiress, ravishing raven-haired Camilla Galloway, in her court petition -- except dreary Cousin Deirdre, who suddenly demanded a... show more
It seemed the perfect way to avoid three million in taxes on a five-million-pound estate: change the trust arrangement. Everyone in the family agreed to support the heiress, ravishing raven-haired Camilla Galloway, in her court petition -- except dreary Cousin Deirdre, who suddenly demanded a small fortune for her signature. Then Deirdre had a terrible accident. That was when the young London barristers handling the trust -- Cantrip, Selena, Timothy, Ragwort, and Julia -- summoned their Oxford friend Professor Hilary Tamar to Lincoln's Inn. Julia thinks it's murder. Hilary demurs. Why didn't the heiress die? But when the accidents escalate and they learn of the naked lunch at Uncle Rupert's, Hilary the Scholar embarks on the most perilous quest of all: the truth....
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780440212331 (0440212332)
ASIN: 440212332
Publisher: Dell
Pages no: 314
Edition language: English
Series: Hilary Tamar (#2)
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 The Shortest Way to Hades (Hilary Tamar #2)
bookshelves: published-1985, summer-2010, mystery-thriller, amusing, dodgy-narrator, seven-seas, greece, fraudio, britain-england, sport Read from June 20 to 22, 2010 Workaday mp3 UnabridgedDull and dreary Deidre takes a fall from a balcony at a family party. There is a rather protracted cricket...
Sparrow
Sparrow rated it
Proper British lawyers + orgies = win! I love these ladies like they were my legal sisters. My sisters-in-law, if you would. Bah dum tsss. Thank you folks, I’m here all week. Anyway, they are so wonderful. Instead of hilarious Shakespeare jokes, like the first book had, this book has some impr...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0
Workaday mp3 UnabridgedDull and dreary Deidre takes a fall from a balcony at a family party. There is a rather protracted cricket match near the end of this book, similar to the overly long contest in one of Lord Wimsey's adventure* That aside, this second Hilary Tamar story is very enjoyable.*forge...
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