Repair to Her Grave

Repair to Her Grave

Book - 2001
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Random House, Inc.
Home repair can be murder.

Jacobia Tiptree and her teenage son are used to their Eastport, Maine, home attracting more than its share of houseguests. This year Jake is hoping the plaster dust will keep them away while she finally gets her gem of a fixer-upper into shape — from doorknobs and chandeliers to leaky pipes to ghostly phenomena.

But when the charming and mysterious Jonathan Raines appears on her doorstep — and then just as suddenly disappears — remodeling the house becomes the least of Jake’s problems. Could Jonathan’s disappearance have something to do with his quest for a cursed violin — the one that local legend says was hidden by a long-ago owner of Jake’s house before he too vanished without a trace?

Soon Jonathan’s grief-stricken girlfriend arrives downeast, and Jake needs to strip Eastport’s past of its idyllic veneer — before a killer paints her very dead indeed!

Baker & Taylor
While investigating the mysterious disappearance of visiting musician Jared Hayes from her fixer-upper Eastport, Maine, house, Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree is faced with searching for a cursed violin, supposedly hidden by the former owner of Jake's home before he too vanished, and hunting for a killer who may have her in his sights. Original.

Baker
& Taylor

After the charming Jonathan Raines appears at her home and then unexpectedly disappears, Jacobia Tiptree investigates to find out what is going on, and what his disappearance has to do with a cursed violin, before anyone else goes missing.

Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, c2001.
ISBN: 9780553582253
0553582259
Branch Call Number: PS3557.R2897 R46 2001x
Characteristics: 291 p. : map ; 18 cm.

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