An Opening for Murder by Nageeba Davis
(Maggie Kean Mysteries)

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In this second Maggie Kean mystery, following A Dying Art, artist Maggie finds a renowned patron of the arts baking in her kiln-and she has a few hunches about whodunit.

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Romance author Jayne Ann Krentz was born in Borrego Springs, California on March 28, 1948. She received a B.A. in history from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Masters degree in library science from San Jose State University. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a librarian. Her novels include: Truth or Dare, All Night Long, and Copper Beach. She has written under seven different names: Jayne Bentley, Amanda Glass, Stephanie James, Jayne Taylor, Jayne Castle, Amanda Quick and Jayne Ann Krentz. Her first book, Gentle Pirate, was published in 1980 under the name Jayne Castle. She currently uses only three personas to represent her three specialties. She uses the name Jayne Ann Krentz for her contemporary pieces, Amanda Quick for her historical fiction pieces, and Jayne Castle for her futuristic pieces. She has received numerous awards for her work including the 1995 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Trust Me, the 2004 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Falling Awake, the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award, the Romantic Times Jane Austen Award, and the Susan Koppelman Award for Feminist Studies for Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of the Romance.
Published July 2, 2002 by Berkley Hardcover. 320 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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It’s just like Maggie’s manic debut (A Dying Art, 2001), except that this time the victim, Outlook board member Jeff Riley, is a stranger to her—and remains on virtually the same terms to readers, who won’t mind that Maggie’s spending more time canoodling with Villari and swapping aperçus with Du...

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Sculptor Maggie Kean returns for a second perky foray (after 2001's A Dying Art) into the murderous world of the fine arts.

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Reviewing the Evidence

Ever since she was a young girl, Maggie Kean's brother wanted her to be a baseball star.

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It's the night of Maggie Kean's first opening.

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