By Nancy Tingley
When the fascinating, eleventh-century Cambodian stone head of Radha, consort to Krishna, indicates 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 instant drawback is just knowing no matter if the top is one famously stolen from its physique, or a fake.
When a moment decapitation happens — this time of an paintings collector, now not a statue — Jenna reveals herself drawn right into a assorted form of secret, and the stakes are existence or loss of life. It seems that a similar skills for examine and for unraveling puzzles — the bread and butter of an paintings historian — have completely outfitted her to unravel crimes. She’s sure the sculpture offers clues to assist her clear up the case, which takes her to Thailand and Cambodia. however the creditors, purchasers, and con artists of the Bangkok paintings international in basic terms compound her questions.
A Head in Cambodia is the fiction debut of famous Asian artwork professional Nancy Tingley. Readers will savor the rarified international of gathering, in addition to discovering Jenna, an intrepid and sensible observer who will simply locate her position between V.I. Warshawski, Kinsey Milhone, and different nice girl sleuths.
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A Head in Cambodia: A Jenna Murphy Mystery (Jenna Murphy Mysteries) by Nancy Tingley