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By Nancy Tingley

“In a crowded box of artwork historical past whodunits, this primary novel sticks out … Jenna, an unabashed sleuth either off and on the task, is a clean new voice. an excellent decide for lovers of of Iain Pears and B.A. Shapiro trying to extend their geography.” —Library Journal

When the desirable, 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 rapid challenge is just understanding no matter if the top is one famously stolen from its physique, or a fake.

When a moment decapitation happens — this time of an artwork collector, now not a statue — Jenna unearths herself drawn right into a various form of secret, and the stakes are existence or demise. It seems that an analogous abilities for study and for unraveling puzzles — the bread and butter of an paintings historian — have completely built her to unravel crimes. She’s sure the sculpture presents clues to assist her remedy the case, which takes her to Thailand and Cambodia. however the creditors, buyers, and con artists of the Bangkok artwork international purely compound her questions.

A Head in Cambodia is the fiction debut of famous Asian paintings specialist Nancy Tingley. Readers will have fun with the rarified global of amassing, in addition to discovering Jenna, an intrepid and clever observer who will simply locate her position between V.I. Warshawski, Kinsey Milhone, and different nice lady sleuths.

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