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Family Business by Michael Z. Lewin
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Family Business (1995)

by Michael Z. Lewin

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Three generations of the Lunghi family in Bath work in their detective agency, and most of them are well known to their neighbors. Thus, when reports turn up of a Lunghi detective with knobby hands, dressed in a long black raincoat, going from pub to pub with a woman's photograph, the team wants to know who this joker is. (First book-length mystery featuring the Lunghi clan).
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A family of British detectives has its hands full with an insistent woman informing them of her husband's suspicious acts, a persistent surveillance equipment salesman, a stranger claiming to be part of the family business, and a vicious murder. IP.

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No case is too small - or too strange - for the Lunghi family detective agency. For the Lunghis of Bath, England, detecting is best discussed around the family dinner table; everyone gets a say. The various members of the Lunghi family are old and cantankerous, young and bolshie, responsible, clever, and even artistic. But relentless curiosity is the one quality they all possess. The Lunghi Detective Agency's latest client, pretty, thirty-something Eileen Shayler, suspects that her husband, Jack Shayler, is in terrible trouble. Jack failed to return the bottle of dishwashing liquid to its proper place under the sink. Thus, he could be having an affair. Or he has a gambling problem and owes money to his bookie. When the case suddenly collides with several others, the Lunghis will find themselves knee-deep in an unsolved murder, a mysterious stakeout, and some damning personal secrets.… (more)

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