The Séance Society a mystery by Michael Nethercott

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Subjects:

  • Private investigators,
  • Murder,
  • Investigation,
  • Seances,
  • Fiction

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Book details

StatementMichael Nethercott
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3614.E523 S23 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 292 pages
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27150018M
ISBN 101250017394
ISBN 109781250017390, 9781250028358
LC Control Number2013024710
OCLC/WorldCa827256723

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Having taken over his father's PI business, Lee enlists O'Nelligan, a dapper Irishman with a flair for solving mysteries, to help catch a killer.

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