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By Nancy Tingley

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

When the attractive, eleventh-century Cambodian stone head of Radha, consort to Krishna, exhibits 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 felony research, and her fast obstacle is just understanding even if the pinnacle 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 reveals herself drawn right into a various form of secret, and the stakes are lifestyles or loss of life. It seems that an analogous abilities for learn and for unraveling puzzles — the bread and butter of an paintings historian — have completely outfitted her to unravel crimes. She’s sure the sculpture presents clues to assist her clear up the case, which takes her to Thailand and Cambodia. however the creditors, buyers, and con artists of the Bangkok artwork international simply compound her questions.

A Head in Cambodia is the fiction debut of famous Asian artwork professional Nancy Tingley. Readers will savour the rarified global of accumulating, in addition to studying Jenna, an intrepid and sensible observer who will simply locate her position between V.I. Warshawski, Kinsey Milhone, and different nice woman sleuths.

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