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Deadly Slipper

A Novel of Death in the Dordogne

by Michelle Wan

  • 232 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Seal Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9462815M
    ISBN 101400025583
    ISBN 109781400025589
    OCLC/WorldCa263468529

    Deadly Slipper A Novel of Death in the Dordogne Seal Books Publication Date: Series: Death in the Dordogne. Format Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook 2 MB; Michelle Wan (Author) Michelle Wan was born in Kunming, China, in the middle of an air raid. She has lived in India, the US, England, France, Harare, and Rio de Janeiro. Read "Deadly Slipper A Novel of Death in the Dordogne" by Michelle Wan available from Rakuten Kobo. Nearly twenty years have passed since Mara Dunn’s sister Bedie, an orchid enthusiast, disappeared while on a hiking holi Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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    Deadly Slipper by Michelle Wan, , Anchor Canada edition, in English - Anchor Canada :   I found her novel called Deadly Slipper: A novel of death in the Dordogne at the Bookshelf the following week and bought it. It was a highly enjoyable read with a very interesting setting in the south-west of France.


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Deadly Slipper by Michelle Wan Download PDF EPUB FB2

A cross between Peter Mayle and The Orchid Thief.” — Los Angeles Times Book Review “Turn down the AC before you start this spooky thriller—it’ll give you chills.”— Cosmopolitan “ Deadly Slipper is full of vicarious thrills, offering sensory indulgences of the floral and culinary kind, with a dash of romance as spice/5(21).

Deadly Slipper is the first book in a four part series. I do plan to read more about orchids in the Dordogne region of France. There were moments in this book that captured my attention but overall it was flat.

The characters were not developed well and the events unfolded as I expected/5. Deadly Slipper is the first book in a four part series. I do plan to read more about orchids in the Dordogne region of France/5(16). Deadly Slipper: A Novel of Death in the Dordogne.

The first in a new mystery series that has it all — a tragic puzzle, fabulous French food, and a peek into the fascinating world of wild orchids. Ina young Canadian woman vanished while on a hiking holiday in /5.

The Paperback of the Deadly Slipper: A Novel of Death in the Dordogne by Michelle Wan at Barnes & Deadly Slipper book. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Bn-logo_x/5(1).

Finely detailed and researched, Deadly Slipper is a horticulturalist’s delight, revealing the inside story of orchidologist's endeavors and the quirky personalities of the French with their petty territorial skirmishes for notoriety. Balancing a healthy mix of heroes and villains, the author leads the reader on an intricate chase of bizarre characters and nefarious motives, as Mara draws.

— Los Angeles Times Book Review “Turn down the AC before you start this spooky thriller—it’ll give you chills.”— Cosmopolitan “ Deadly Slipper is full of vicarious thrills, offering sensory indulgences of the floral and culinary kind, with a dash of romance as spice.

“ Deadly Slipper is full of vicarious thrills, offering sensory indulgences of the floral and culinary kind, with a dash of romance as spice. Lovingly written, with a sensuous style that lingers over the enticing or mouthwatering detail.

The real drama is /5(21). The local colour of Dordogne and the focus on orchid mania should make Deadly Slipper a compelling and irresistible mystery, but Michelle Wan never quite carries it off. The local characters, for example, only cease to be cardboard stereotypes in the final scene of the novel, too late to really make us care about them.

Deadly Slipper is the first book in a four part series. I do plan to read more about orchids in the Dordogne region of France. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from Canada. Top international reviews Avid Reader/5(11).

Deadly Slipper Michelle Wan, Author. Doubleday $ (p) ISBN Buy this book A picture of the exceedingly uncommon Lady's Slipper piques Julian's interest, and. Michelle Wan is a Canadian Mystery writer and author of the Death in the Drodogne has also penned Rapid Reads for those looking for a quick read.

Books by Michelle Wan. Deadly Slipper — [+] Zoom In. Her first Dordogne mystery, Deadly Slipper, which introduced Mara Dunn and Julian Wood, was published in /5. Deadly Slipper: A Novel of Death in the Dordogne This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. DEADLY SLIPPER. A Novel of Death in the Dordogne. by old. There is, to be sure, an additional inducement: the chance to sight the rare—and, accordingly, precious—Lady Slipper orchid, thus making a score to be relished, envied and lionized over.

our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your Author: Michelle Wan. Buy a cheap copy of Deadly Slipper book by Michelle Wan. Nearly twenty years have passed since Mara Dunn’s sister Bedie, an orchid enthusiast, disappeared while on a hiking holiday in southwestern France.

Mara remains Free shipping over $/5(5). Book Club: Deadly Slipper: a Novel of Death in the Dordogne. Orchids turn from mysterious to fatal in the fictional world of Michelle Wan’s Deadly Slipper: a Novel of Death in the Dordogne.

Join Ian Wilhite, Newfield’s orchid specialist, as we. Get this from a library. Deadly slipper: a novel of death in the Dordogne. [Michelle Wan] -- Twenty years after her twin sister dies while photographing orchids in France, Mara finds the camera in a junk shop and uses the photographs to convince a.

Deadly Slipper Death in the Dordogne Series, Book 1 Rich in lush descriptions of the Dordogne, and laden with savory details of French cooking, Deadly Slipper is rife with surprising twists and turns. Fiction Suspense Thriller. Publication Details Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

"Deadly Slipper" (Reviewed by Jana L. Perskie ) "For the first time in her life, she had an inkling of her sister's mind, the passion that ruled true amateurs, motivating them to spend countless hours bending at the waist, as Julian had said, all for the sake of discovering and documenting the existence of a single flower or the breeding ground of a particular species.".

Deadly Slipper A Novel of Death in the Dordogne (eBook): Wan, Michelle: The first in a new mystery series that has it all -- a tragic puzzle, fabulous French food, and a peek into the fascinating world of wild orchids.

Ina young Canadian woman vanished while on a hiking holiday in the Dordogne region of France. Was Bedie Dunn the victim of an accident? With the help of Julian Wood, a reclusive English botanist, Mara begins her search stumbling into decades’ worth of local secrets and putting herself in danger.

Rich in lush descriptions of the Dordogne, and laden with savory details of French cooking, Deadly Slipper is rife with surprising twists and turns/5(2).Get this from a library! Deadly slipper: a novel of death in the Dordogne. [Michelle Wan] -- Two decades after her sister Bedie vanished during a hiking holiday in France, Mara Dunn journeys to the Dordogne, where she finds Bedie's camera in a local junk shop and enlists the aid of Julian.