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Dekok and Variations on Murder by A. C.…

Dekok and Variations on Murder (1984)

by A. C. Baantjer

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Another delightful DeKok mystery. Fast reading, exciting to the end (Hitchcock endings) and twists and turns in the plot. Don't miss any of these books by a wonderful author, A.C. Baantjier. Learn about the Dutch in a fascinating way. ( )
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After she finds the president of the Dredging Company dead in his boardroom and unsuccessfully phones for help, the superintendant's wife turns to Inspector DeKok when she returns to the same boardroom to find that the dead man has mysteriously vanished.
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"As has been her habit since the death of her husband, the eccentric Marlies van Haesbergen does nightly rounds in the large office building where she resides. Her husband had been the building superintendent, and an apartment on the top floor came with the job. During one of her nightly tours, Mrs. van Haesbergen encounters Paul Vreeden, managing director of a multi-national dredging company, in the boardroom. Sitting in his chair at the head of the table, she hastily walks up to him. To her horror, she finds him dead." "With the switchboard closed at night, Mrs. van Haesbergen rushes up to her apartment to call someone, but who? Deciding it better to return to the boardroom to examine what exactly happened, she finds the man - the dead man - gone. Wrought with confusion, Mrs. van Haesbergen soons learns that Mr. Vreeden is on holiday in the Bahamas. With unbearable visions of the dead Mr. Vreeden, she turns to Inspector DeKok for help."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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