text.skipToContent text.skipToNavigation
background-image

Sold! von Lyons, Nan (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 27.06.2013
  • Verlag: Argo-Navis
eBook (ePUB)
15,59 €
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort per Download lieferbar

Online verfügbar

Sold!

A treasure of 96 eggs is found by small town auctioneer Duffy Patterson at a local spinsters farm in upstate New York. The discovery takes Duffy into the high flying and highly entertaining world of multi-million dollar auctions to place the mysterious find of the Faberg masterpieces. Fans of Nan and Ivan Lyons Someone is Killing The Great Chefs of Europe will enjoy this fast-paced country/city romp.Nan Lyons has been a food and travel writer for over twenty years, contributing to Bon Apptit, Travel + Leisure, More, Hamptons, L'official New York Newsday, as well as creating the Fielding's Agenda series and the Access Walking guides. In collaboration with her husband Ivan, she wrote the first novel with a food background, ",Someone is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe", which was then made into a major motion picture. They went on to write four other novels as well as scores of articles on food and travel.The Lyonses top their earlier novels with this, their third, and incredible but highly entertaining tale. The volatile plot is based on a treasure found by Dorothy (Duffy) Patterson, an auctioneer working out of the family barn in Perry Falls, a small New York Town. In the pitifully sparse possessions of an elderly spinster, Natalie Corbett, Duffy discovers 96 eggs created by Faberg for the tragic Russian Czarina Alexandra. The collection embroils Duffy and her lover, Ben Perry, with numerous fanatics desperate to acquire the jewels. Duffys biggest problem is the wooing of sexy Charles Wyndham, owner of a prestigious Manhattan gallery, a man avid for the honor of auctioning off the treasure. Running concurrently with the main story is the sad account of how Alexandras gems came into the possession of poor, lonely Natalieby an ironic trick of fate.",- Publishers Weekly PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.Fast, inventive, saucily detailed fun: a Country Mouse/City Mouse frolic with tender moments..and heaps of cinematic potential- Kirkus ReviewsYoull be entranced by the glamorous, treacherous world of multimillion-dollar auctions, where heartsand other treasures beyond priceare goinggoinggone!- COSMOPOLITAN

Produktinformationen

    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 27.06.2013
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780786754601
    Verlag: Argo-Navis
Weiterlesen weniger lesen

Kundenbewertungen