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The Tell-tale Horse

A Novel

by Rita Mae Brown

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The Tell-tale Horse by Rita Mae Brown
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  • Published Sep 2007
    304 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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The hunt is on in this new installment of Rita Mae Brown's clever and engaging series. Only instead of chasing foxes into their dens, the locals must track down a killer and save the life of one of the most beloved folks in town.

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"The tale is mostly carried by its unusual setting and a rather cozy plot featuring high-tech and financial wizardry." - PW.

"Story lines that go nowhere, and the multilayered clues to Lady Godiva's murder are too obscure or confusing to build tension. More than we need to know about the lives of the rich and venal." - Kirkus.

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Rita Mae Brown Author Biography

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Rita Mae Brown is the bestselling author of many books including Rubyfruit Jungle, In Her Day, Six of One, Southern Discomfort, Sudden Death, High Hearts, Bingo,, Starting from Scratch: A Different Kind of Writers' Manual, Venus Envy, Dolley: A Novel of Dolley Madison in Love and War, Riding Shotgun, Rita Will: Memoir of a Literary Rabble-Rouser, Loose Lips, and Outfoxed. An Emmy-nominated screenwriter and a poet, she lives in Afton, Virginia.

Sneaky Pie Brown, a tiger cat born somewhere in Albemarle County, Virginia, was discovered by Rita Mae Brown at her local SPCA. They have collaborated on at least 14 Mrs. Murphy mysteries.

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