By Nancy Tingley

“In a crowded box of paintings heritage whodunits, this primary novel stands proud … Jenna, an unabashed sleuth either off and on the activity, is a clean new voice. a very good decide for enthusiasts of of Iain Pears and B.A. Shapiro trying to extend their geography.” —Library Journal

When the attractive, eleventh-century Cambodian stone head of Radha, consort to Krishna, exhibits up on the Searles Museum, younger curator Jenna Murphy doesn’t suspect that it'll lead her to a homicide. Asian paintings is her bailiwick, no longer legal research, and her quick quandary is just realizing no matter if the pinnacle is one famously stolen from its physique, or a fake.

When a moment decapitation happens — this time of an paintings collector, no longer a statue — Jenna reveals herself drawn right into a varied type of secret, and the stakes are lifestyles or dying. It seems that an analogous abilities for examine and for unraveling puzzles — the bread and butter of an artwork historian — have completely built her to unravel crimes. She’s yes the sculpture presents clues to assist her clear up the case, which takes her to Thailand and Cambodia. however the creditors, purchasers, and con artists of the Bangkok artwork international merely compound her questions.

A Head in Cambodia is the fiction debut of famous Asian paintings specialist Nancy Tingley. Readers will enjoy the rarified global of gathering, in addition to researching Jenna, an intrepid and intelligent observer who will simply locate her position between V.I. Warshawski, Kinsey Milhone, and different nice girl sleuths.

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