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The year is 1894 and Portland, Oregon's white slave trade is alive and flourishing thanks to the Shanghai Tunnels underneath the city. When Vera Carabella, a performer at a vaudeville theater, is found murdered in the tunnels, the police write it off as a botched kidnapping. But Libby Seale, a costume seamstress at the same theater, isn't convinced.

Suspicious that Vera's death is connected to the mysterious disappearances of other young performers, she launches her own investigation. And newspaper reporter Peter Eberle is more than happy to help the pretty, quick-witted Libby in her quest. Drawn into a web of smugglers, prostitutes, and white slavers, their amateur sleuthing reveals an unsavory, corrupt side of Portland...and nurtures a spark between them that may blossom into much more.

Synopsis:

It's 1894 and Portland, Oregon's white slave trade is flourishing thanks to the Shanghai Tunnels under the city. When a performer at a vaudeville theater is found murdered in the tunnels, the police write it off - but Libby Seale, a costume seamstress, is determined to find the killer, with help from a handsome reporter.

About the Author

A native of New York City, M. J. Zellnik was seduced by Portland's beauty and colorful history after an initial stay in 1995. She enjoyed learning more about her adopted home while writing Murder at the Portland Variety, her first novel, and is currently at work on a second Libby Seale adventure. When not traveling, she divides her time between New York and Portland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738707860
Publisher:
Midnight Ink
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Author:
Zellnik, M. J.
Author:
Zellnik
Subject:
Women detectives
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Historical
Subject:
Music-halls (variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Copyright:
Series:
Libby Seale Mysteries
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
October 2005
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
329
Dimensions:
8.00x5.28x.80 in. .76 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , It's 1894 and Portland, Oregon's white slave trade is flourishing thanks to the Shanghai Tunnels under the city. When a performer at a vaudeville theater is found murdered in the tunnels, the police write it off - but Libby Seale, a costume seamstress, is determined to find the killer, with help from a handsome reporter.
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