The Mummy's Ransom
CURSE OF THE MODERN WORLD

In a philanthropic push to sidestep his negative image as a destroyer of Chicago's famous landmarks, real estate mogul and Chilean expatriate Louie Dolores brings an exhibit of ancient Chinchorro mummies to his huge downtown skyscraper. But when a "mummy" comes to life and starts haunting the exhibit, Chicago detective Jeremy Ransom starts questioning those who might want to cause trouble.

With a man as hated as Dolores, there are many suspects to choose from, including Hector Gonzalez, the superstitious curator; Martita, Dolores's mysterious and beautiful wife; Bill Braverman, who "takes care" of his boss's less-than-legal affairs--and still others. When Dolores is brutally murdered by one of the wandering mummies, Ransom's street smarts--plus the keen insight of his trusted confidante, the elderly Emily Charters-lead him to a conclusion that lays bare a murderer in mummy's clothing.
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    • First Edition
    • Feb-2002
    • Minotaur Books
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0312271239
    • ISBN13: 9780312271237
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    • Sep-2014
    • St. Martin's
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 1466881623
    • ISBN13: 9781466881624
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    • Sep-2014
    • Minotaur Books
    • eBook (Kindle)
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    • Mar-2004
    • Thorndike Press
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0786262028
    • ISBN13: 9780786262021
    • Large Print

 


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