Nonficionado Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Book News | May 11, 2015

    Chris Hedges: IMG Powell’s Q&A: Chris Hedges



    Describe your latest book. Wages of Rebellion looks at the nature of rebellion, those who do it, why they do it, and the price they pay for being a... Continue »
    1. $18.89 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      Wages of Rebellion

      Chris Hedges 9781568589664

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$4.95
List price: $7.99
Used Mass Market
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Beaverton Mystery- A to Z
2 Burnside Mystery- A to Z

More copies of this ISBN

Mrs. Pollifax and the Second Thief

by

Mrs. Pollifax and the Second Thief Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

The assignment is a snap: Mrs. Pollifax just has to shoot some pictures at a quiet funeral outside Washington and take them to Sicily, where her old friend Farrell — a former CIA agent turned art dealer — anxiously awaits them.

But like all Mrs. P's assignments, so ostensibly suitable for the CIA's favorite garden club member, this one quickly turns lethal. Her welcoming committee in Palermo includes a most unlikely CIA agent and several unseen enemies. Unfriendly eyes also observe Mrs. P's rendezvous with Farrell in a secluded mountain village and weapons are soon displayed. With mysterious forces hot after them, she and Farrell scurry for safety to a fortified country villa, where the bizarre chatelaine, once a star on Madison Avenue, is almost as unnerving as the dangers she's protecting them from.

So, though the sun shines brightly, the food is delicious, and romance is in the air, Mrs. Pollifax is too busy handing out karate chops and playing catch-me-if-you-can with an assassin to enjoy the amenities . . . .

"Mrs. Pollifax gives Agatha Christie's Miss Marple a rival to reckon with." — The Toronto Star

Product Details

ISBN:
9780449149058
Author:
Gilman, Dorothy
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Intelligence service
Subject:
Spy stories
Subject:
Pollifax, emily (fictitious character)
Subject:
Women spies.
Subject:
Sicily
Subject:
Pollifax, Emily
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
bk. 5
Publication Date:
January 1995
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
6.90x4.18x.60 in. .22 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Clairvoyant Countess Used Mass Market $3.95
  2. Bare Bones: A Novel Used Mass Market $3.95
  3. The Cat Who Came to Breakfast Used Mass Market $3.50
  4. The Cat Who Sniffed Glue Used Mass Market $3.95
  5. The merchant of menace :a Jane... Used Hardcover $11.95
  6. The Bridled Groom: A Dead Letter Mystery Used Mass Market $3.95

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » A to Z

Mrs. Pollifax and the Second Thief Used Mass Market
0 stars - 0 reviews
$4.95 In Stock
Product details 208 pages Ballantine Books - English 9780449149058 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.