The Shortest Journey

The Shortest Journey

Book - 1994
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Sheila Malory launches a missing persons investigation when wealthy widow Edith Rossiter disappears from the West Lodge nursing home shortly after her scheming daughter began pressuring her for her inheritance

Blackwell North Amer
Sheila Malory enjoys her visits to the West Lodge Nursing Home, where resident Mrs. Jankiewicz offers lively company and interesting gossip about their friends. Since the latest news has the wealthy widow Edith Rossiter's scheming daughter, Thelma, pressuring her to sign over a substantial inheritance against her wishes, Sheila suspects the worst when Mrs. Rossiter disappears after a shopping trip. A search of her room reveals that her sleeping pills are missing, and reports circulate of a mysterious man and woman seen speaking to Mrs. Rossiter.
But investigations of possible suicide or kidnapping reach a dead end, and only when Sheila's son, Michael, makes a chance discovery while researching in a library does the mystery unravel, revealing a truth more surprising than Sheila could ever have imagined.

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The heroine of Mrs. Malory and the Festival Murder returns for an investigation into a missing person: wealthy widow Edith Rossiter, who disappeared from the West Lodge nursing home shortly after her scheming daughter began pressuring her for her inheritance.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1994
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780312111403
Characteristics: 171 p. ; 22 cm


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