Murder to Go

Murder to Go

Emma Lathen

Mystery & Thrillers

The hottest fast food franchise is acquiring a staid insurance company and murder intercedes. John Putnam Thatcher intercedes to save the Sloan's $12 million loan by peeling away from the emotions to get to the money issues.
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Double, Double, Oil and Trouble

Double, Double, Oil and Trouble

Emma Lathen

Mystery & Thrillers

ePub version. The 1980 Lake Placid Olympics provide the background for a the bank embezzling and murders in the mystery. The usual cast of characters with Everett Gabler outdoing himself and John Putnam Thatcher solving the riddle, the embezzlement, and the murders. Great fun.
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Come to Dust

Come to Dust

Emma Lathen

Mystery & Thrillers

"The American Agatha Christie" & "Nero Wolfe with Portfolio" according to the New York Times sets this mystery at any Ivy League College with John Thatcher unraveling the mystery, with the usual cast of characters and great humor.
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Green Grow the Dollars

Green Grow the Dollars

Emma Lathen

Mystery & Thrillers

ePub version. 19th of 37 Emma Lathen's. An author favorite about the annual Vandam gardening catalog that brightened up the winter so avid gardeners could dream about spring plantings. A contest for a great tomato, Numero Uno, between Standard Foods/Vandam's and little Seedmen's, worth millions. Witty, urbane, fun, and ironic in Emma Lathen style, with the usual cast of characters and John Putnam Thatcher seeing by the emotions to the money. A must read for Emma fans.
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Going for the Gold

Going for the Gold

Emma Lathen

Mystery & Thrillers

ePub version. The 1980 Lake Placid Olympics provide the background for a the bank embezzling and murders in the mystery. The usual cast of characters with Everett Gabler outdoing himself and John Putnam Thatcher solving the riddle, the embezzlement, and the murders. Great fun.
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Death Shall Overcome

Death Shall Overcome

Emma Lathen

Mystery & Thrillers

The Dow Jones quivers when the crusty, old brokerage house of Schuyler and Schuyler announces a new partner with a seat on the Stock Exchange - black multimillionaire Edward Parry. Murders, attempted murders, and civil-rights demonstrations bring security on Wall Street to a record low until John Putnam Thatcher brings the matter to a close, right on the inviolable floor of the Exchange.
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Sweet and Low_An Emma Lathen Best Seller

Sweet and Low_An Emma Lathen Best Seller

Emma Lathen

Mystery & Thrillers

ePub version. Non profit trust controls the for profit Dreyer Chocolate bar company with conflicts in purpose, with non profit trustee clashing with for profit executives. Excitement, humor, Lathen ever present wit, with the usual charming group of Sloan people, with John Putnam Thatcher again solving the mystery.Consumer
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Accounting for Murder

Accounting for Murder

Emma Lathen

Mystery & Thrillers

3rd of 37 best selling Emma Lathen mysteries featuring SVP of the Sloan Guaranty Trust, John Putnam Thatcher, who gets to the bottom of things by cutting through various business goings on, a famous accountant who swooped down on a company to examine the books, dissident shareholders, community groups, and others to examine the financial motives in order to nail the killer. A humorous romp for those who like humor and good writing in their mysteries. Called the American Agatha Christie and Nero Wolfe with Portfolio by the New York Times.
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A Shark Out of Water

A Shark Out of Water

Emma Lathen

Mystery & Thrillers

ePub version. Government Projects in which the Sloan gets involved with the Kiel Canal, the EU, murder, and retribution. John Putnam Thatcher cuts through the emotions to solve the murder based on money motives. The usual witty, informative, lovely Emma Lathen cast of characters from the Sloan.
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Right on the Money

Right on the Money

Emma Lathen

Mystery & Thrillers

A merger & acquisition mystery where an Assistant Division Manager of the acquiring company wants the Division Manager job of the acquired company but has the wrong skill set. The fun starts there and John Putnam Thatcher solves it.
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Banking on Death

Banking on Death

Emma Lathen

Mystery & Thrillers

The Sloan receives a request for an advance against a trust that does not permit it. John Putnam Thatcher gets involved by one heir, Arthur Schneider, President of Schneider Manufacturing, and grandson of the founder who left a trust for his grandchildren upon the death of all of their parents. The last parent is about to die from natural causes. One heir is missing and Thatcher, Trinkam, and Nicholls, all Emma Lathen regulars, work to find the missing heir. Soon they learn a murder is involved and it takes Thatcher to unravel the Gordian knot. Emma Lathen at her best.
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When in Greece

When in Greece

Emma Lathen

Mystery & Thrillers

International Business at its crazy best, with John Putnam Thatcher wishing the Sloan did not follow fashions and invest offshore, but in the old USA where they had some control over things. The whole cast has a rollicking good time, with Ken Nicolls the center of the action this time. John Putnam Thatcher comes to the rescue with the help of two incredible archeologists to help.
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