Magpie murders: A Novel

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(5)
4 star
 
(1)
3 star
 
(3)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description

"Magpie Murders is a double puzzle for puzzle fans, who don’t often get the classicism they want from contemporary thrillers." --Janet Maslin, The New York Times

From the New York Times bestselling author of Moriarty and Trigger Mortis, this fiendishly brilliant, riveting thriller weaves a classic whodunit worthy of Agatha Christie into a chilling, ingeniously original modern-day mystery.

When editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway’s latest novel, she has no reason to think it will be much different from any of his others. After working with the bestselling crime writer for years, she’s intimately familiar with his detective, Atticus Pünd, who solves mysteries disturbing sleepy English villages. An homage to queens of classic British crime such as Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers, Alan’s traditional formula has proved hugely successful. So successful that Susan must continue to put up with his troubling behavior if she wants to keep her job.

Conway’s latest tale has Atticus Pünd investigating a murder at Pye Hall, a local manor house. Yes, there are dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects, but the more Susan reads, the more she’s convinced that there is another story hidden in the pages of the manuscript: one of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition, and murder.

Masterful, clever, and relentlessly suspenseful, Magpie Murders is a deviously dark take on vintage English crime fiction in which the listener becomes the detective.

More Details
ISBN:
9780062645227
9780062676894
9780062645241
9780062677648
UPC:
9780062677648
Also in This Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 2f685f75-e337-4021-b699-8f08a45567ea
Grouping Title magpie murders
Grouping Author horowitz anthony
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-01-15 23:55:27PM
Last Indexed 2019-01-15 23:56:39PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Bond, Samantha, 1962-, Corduner, Allan,
author Anthony Horowitz
author2-role Bond, Samantha,1962-narrator.|Narrator, Corduner, Allan,narrator.|Narrator
author_display Horowitz, Anthony
available_at_arlington Central, Cherrydale, Glencarlyn, Westover
collection_arlington Audiovisual, Detectives
detailed_location_arlington Aurora Hills Detectives, Central Detectives, Cherrydale Detectives, Columbia Pike Detectives, Glencarlyn Detectives, Shirlington Audiovisual, Shirlington Detectives, Westover Audiovisual
display_description "From New York Times bestselling author Anthony Horowitz comes Magpie Murders, a brilliant and strikingly original reimagining of the classic whodunit (a la Agatha Christie) with a contemporary mystery wrapped around it"--
format_arlington Audiobook on CD, Book, eAudiobook, eBook
format_category_arlington Audio Books, Books, eBook
id 2f685f75-e337-4021-b699-8f08a45567ea
isbn 9780062645227, 9780062645241, 9780062676894, 9780062677648
item_details ils:.b19632022|.i21307027|Westover Audiovisual|CD D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jan 11, 2019|wafab||, ils:.b19632022|.i21307039|Shirlington Audiovisual|CD D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||Due Feb 1, 2019|Jan 10, 2019|safab||, ils:.b19632022|.i21376013|Shirlington Audiovisual|CD D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||Due Feb 5, 2019|Dec 22, 2018|safab||, ils:.b19634699|.i21290039|Cherrydale Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Dec 29, 2018|hafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21290040|Cherrydale Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||Due Jan 28, 2019|Nov 08, 2018|hafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21290052|Aurora Hills Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||Due Jan 2, 2020|Nov 17, 2018|aafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21290064|Central Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||Due Feb 1, 2019|Dec 31, 2018|cafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21290088|Shirlington Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||On Holdshelf|Dec 31, 2018|safd||, ils:.b19634699|.i2129009x|Central Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jan 03, 2019|cafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21327701|Central Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||Due Feb 3, 2019|Oct 23, 2018|cafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21327725|Central Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||Due Jan 27, 2019|Dec 23, 2018|cafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21327737|Central Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Dec 29, 2018|cafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21327750|Central Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jan 09, 2019|cafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21343597|Aurora Hills Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||Due Jan 30, 2019|Nov 29, 2018|aafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21355848|Aurora Hills Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||Due Jan 26, 2019|Dec 16, 2018|aafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i2135585x|Aurora Hills Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||Due Jan 26, 2019|Jan 02, 2019|aafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21355861|Central Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||Due Jan 28, 2019|Dec 22, 2018|cafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21355897|Central Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||Due Jan 27, 2019|Dec 29, 2018|cafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21355927|Central Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||Due Jan 27, 2019|Dec 31, 2018|cafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21378393|Columbia Pike Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||Due Jan 15, 2020|Dec 18, 2018|oafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i2137840x|Shirlington Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||Due Feb 4, 2019|Dec 05, 2018|safd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21378411|Central Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jan 09, 2019|cafd||, ils:.b19634699|.i21378423|Glencarlyn Detectives|D HOROW|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Dec 29, 2018|gafd||, overdrive:11c6c277-6b79-4ba2-a114-3ad1397d040f|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|4|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Checked Out||||, overdrive:762a14cc-20ec-4419-aacc-38a1573a5e57|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|3|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Checked Out||||
itype_arlington , Audiobook on CD, Hardback
last_indexed 2019-01-16T04:56:39.617Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington CD D HOROW, D HOROW, Online OverDrive
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Glencarlyn, Shirlington, Westover
primary_isbn 9780062645227
primary_upc 9780062677648
publishDate 2017
record_details ils:.b19632022|Audiobook on CD|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Harper Audio,|2017.|13 audio discs (15.75 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in., ils:.b19634699|Book|Books|First U.S. edition.|English|Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,|[2017]|213, 236 pages ; 24 cm., overdrive:11c6c277-6b79-4ba2-a114-3ad1397d040f|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|HarperAudio|2017|, overdrive:762a14cc-20ec-4419-aacc-38a1573a5e57|eBook|eBook||English|HarperCollins|2017|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:762a14cc-20ec-4419-aacc-38a1573a5e57 -1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
overdrive:11c6c277-6b79-4ba2-a114-3ad1397d040f -1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
ils:.b19632022 .i21376013 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
ils:.b19632022 .i21307027 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
ils:.b19632022 .i21307039 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21355848 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21378423 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21343597 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i2129009x On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21378411 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21355927 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21290088 Checked Out On Holdshelf false false true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21327701 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21378393 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21355861 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21290040 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21290039 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21327750 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21327737 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21290064 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21327725 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21290052 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i2135585x Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i21355897 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
ils:.b19634699 .i2137840x Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
subject_facet Authors -- Fiction, Book editors -- Fiction, Murder -- Fiction
title_display Magpie murders
title_full Magpie Murders A Novel, Magpie murders / Anthony Horowitz
title_short Magpie murders
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Fiction, Literature, Mystery, Thriller
upc 9780062677648