By Charlotte MacLeod
Unique e-book: 1991
When a nocturnal hike turns lethal, Professor Peter Shandy takes an curiosity in owl spottingEmory Emmerick involves Balaclava Agricultural college as a scout for a tv station. even supposing the college and scholars are infrequently prepared for top time, Emmerick’s curiosity is in environmental programming—a topic that evokes even the driest Balaclava professor to wax poetic. In his look for fabric, Emmerick joins Peter Shandy and some of his colleagues at the annual owl-count. And even though the tv producer’s loud mouth and heavy ft make him a gloomy birdwatcher, not one of the lecturers count on him to make a deadly blunder. Chasing what seems to be a badly misplaced snowy owl, Emmerick stumbles right into a catch that yanks him right into a tree. by the point the professors achieve him, he’s been stabbed to loss of life. studying that the snowy owl was once not anything greater than a handful of feathers connected to a fishing pole, Shandy concludes that Emmerick used to be murdered. a lot of people may perhaps wish to kill a tv manufacturer, yet which would-be killer had the gall to make the helpless Nyctea scandiaca an companion?
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An Owl Too Many (Peter Shandy, Book 8) by Charlotte MacLeod
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