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By Nancy Tingley

“In a crowded box of artwork background whodunits, this primary novel sticks out … Jenna, an unabashed sleuth either off and on the task, is a clean new voice. an outstanding decide for fanatics of of Iain Pears and B.A. Shapiro trying to extend their geography.” —Library Journal

When the desirable, eleventh-century Cambodian stone head of Radha, consort to Krishna, exhibits up on the Searles Museum, younger curator Jenna Murphy doesn’t suspect that it'll lead her to a homicide. Asian artwork is her bailiwick, no longer legal research, and her speedy predicament is just realizing no matter if the top is one famously stolen from its physique, or a fake.

When a moment decapitation happens — this time of an artwork collector, now not a statue — Jenna reveals herself drawn right into a diversified form of secret, and the stakes are existence or demise. It seems that an identical abilities for examine and for unraveling puzzles — the bread and butter of an paintings historian — have completely outfitted her to unravel crimes. She’s definite the sculpture offers clues to assist her resolve the case, which takes her to Thailand and Cambodia. however the creditors, purchasers, and con artists of the Bangkok paintings global merely compound her questions.

A Head in Cambodia is the fiction debut of famous Asian paintings specialist Nancy Tingley. Readers will have fun with the rarified global of accumulating, in addition to learning Jenna, an intrepid and smart observer who will simply locate her position between V.I. Warshawski, Kinsey Milhone, and different nice woman sleuths.

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