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Down and Out in Kathmandu

Down and Out in Kathmandu

Author(s): Jennifer S Alderson

Location(s): Nepal

Genre(s): Mystery

Era(s): Modern

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Overworked computer programmer Zelda Richardson is teetering on the edge of burnout. Inspired by a girlfriend’s trip around the world, she leaves her life in Seattle, Washington, buys a backpack and flies to Kathmandu as a volunteer English teacher...

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The Lover’s Portrait

The Lover’s Portrait

Author(s): Jennifer S Alderson

Location(s): Amsterdam

Genre(s): Crime, Mystery

Era(s): Contemporary/WW2

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When a homosexual Dutch art dealer hides the stock from his gallery – rather than turn it over to his Nazi blackmailer – he pays with his life, leaving a treasure trove of modern masterpieces buried somewhere in Amsterdam,...

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Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery

Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery

Author(s): Jennifer S Alderson

Location(s): Indonesia, Netherlands, Papua New Guinea

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical, Mystery, Thriller

Era(s): 1962, 2017

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Art, religion, and anthropology collide in Alderson’s latest art mystery thriller, Rituals of the Dead, Book three of the Adventures of Zelda Richardson series. Art history student Zelda Richardson is working at the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam on an exhibition...

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Notes of a Naive Traveler: Nepal and Thailand

Notes of a Naive Traveler: Nepal and Thailand

Author(s): Jennifer S Alderson

Location(s): Nepal, Thailand

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): Modern

The ride back to Kathmandu was comfortable and relaxing. There were more overturned trucks (the gas-powered ones seem to tip the most, I’m surprised there weren’t more explosions), goats being herded across the highway by ancient women, children playing...

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