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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. a good decide for lovers of of Iain Pears and B.A. Shapiro seeking to extend their geography.” —Library Journal

When the captivating, 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 paintings is her bailiwick, now not legal research, and her speedy obstacle is just knowing no matter if the pinnacle is one famously stolen from its physique, or a fake.

When a moment decapitation happens — this time of an paintings collector, no longer a statue — Jenna unearths herself drawn right into a diversified type of secret, and the stakes are existence or demise. It seems that an identical skills for study and for unraveling puzzles — the bread and butter of an artwork historian — have completely outfitted her to unravel crimes. She’s definite the sculpture presents clues to assist her remedy the case, which takes her to Thailand and Cambodia. however the creditors, purchasers, and con artists of the Bangkok artwork global basically compound her questions.

A Head in Cambodia is the fiction debut of famous Asian paintings specialist Nancy Tingley. Readers will appreciate the rarified international of accumulating, 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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