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Maquette for Murder

Maquette for Murder

A Martha Patterson Mystery

Martha Patterson Mysteries (Volume 2)

Gretchen Sprague

Minotaur Books

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When retired attorney Martha Patterson's sculptor friend, Hannah Gold, is attacked, her assistant battered to death, and her latest sculpture destroyed, Martha plunges into the New York art world to find the culprit while threading her way through the jealousies and loyalties of a group of people for whom "the unusual is just usual."

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The taxi stopped in front of a steel overhead door, halfway down a block of steel overhead doors. What distinguished this particular door from its neighbors were the brick-faced second story above it, the horizontal strip of security-wired...

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Gretchen Sprague

Gretchen Sprague was a legal services lawyer in Brooklyn, New York, for eleven years. She retired to the Hudson Highlands to write the Martha Patterson mysteries. Sprague died in 2003.

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