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Murder on the Boulevard Anne Sloan

Murder on the Boulevard

Anne Sloan

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ISBN : 9780942031003
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Scandal and murder set the stage for this first novel by Houston writer Anne Sloan. Impulsive and headstrong Flora Logan of Houston Heights provides the scandal. Its 1908 and this young, avid student botanist does the unthinkable: she goes alone onMoreScandal and murder set the stage for this first novel by Houston writer Anne Sloan. Impulsive and headstrong Flora Logan of Houston Heights provides the scandal. Its 1908 and this young, avid student botanist does the unthinkable: she goes alone on a botanical expedition to the Big Thicket. Banished by her family, Flora moves to New York City and becomes quite a Suffragist. Four years later she receives a telegram announcing the mysterious death of her father. Returning to Houston, she is challenged by city builder Jesse H. Jones to fulfill her fathers contract to supply marble for the landmark Rice Hotel. In the process, she begins to uncover deadly greed and criminal activities surrounding the construction and a suspicious suicide. Fearlessly, Flora plunges into danger, using her sharp mind and botanical knowledge to trap the murderer.Anne Sloans tale captures the flavor and spirit of pre-World War I Houston, its most interesting residents, ad, especially, the streetcar suburb known as Houston Heights.