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Because I could not stop for death  Cover Image Book Book

Because I could not stop for death / Amanda Flower.

Flower, Amanda, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593336946
  • ISBN: 0593336941
  • Physical Description: 324 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2022.

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Summary, etc.:
"Emily Dickinson and her housemaid, Willa Noble, realize there is nothing poetic about murder in this first book in an all-new series from USA Today bestselling and Agatha Award-winning author Amanda Flower. January 1855 Willa Noble knew it was bad luck when it was pouring rain on the day of her ever-important job interview at the Dickinson home in Amherst, Massachusetts. When she arrived late, disheveled with her skirts sodden and filthy, she'd lost all hope of being hired for the position. As the housekeeper politely told her they'd be in touch, Willa started toward the door of the stately home only to be called back by the soft but strong voice of Emily Dickinson. What begins as tenuous employment turns to friendship as the reclusive poet takes Willa under her wing. Tragedy soon strikes and Willa's beloved brother, Henry, is killed in a tragic accident at the town stables. With no other family and nowhere else to turn, Willa tells Emily about her brother's death and why she believes it was no accident. Willa is convinced it was murder. Henry had been very secretive of late, only hinting to Willa that he'd found a way to earn money to take care of them both. Viewing it first as a puzzle to piece together, Emily offers to help, only to realize that she and Willa are caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse that reveals corruption in Amherst that is generations deep. Some very high-powered people will stop at nothing to keep their profitable secrets even if that means forever silencing Willa and her new mistress..."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 > Fiction.
Women poets > Fiction.
Women household employees > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Amherst (Mass.) > Fiction.
United States > History > 1849-1877 > Fiction.
Genre: Cozy mysteries.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Novels.

Available copies

  • 2 of 4 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.

Holds

  • 1 current hold with 4 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library FICTION FLOWER 2022 (Text) 0001012488862 Fiction New Checked out 10/11/2022


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