Bonjour, Miss Seeton

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Berkley Prime Crime, 1997 - Fiction - 265 pages
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During the first attempt at building the Channel tunnel between England and France, Miss Seeton makes a crossing of her own. She and a group of Plummergen schoolchildren take a day trip to France to explore World War II battlegrounds. Art-lover Miss Seeton suggests a side-trip to the Chateau de Balivernes. There Monet's celebrated garden is being re-created by the Comte de Balivernes, who turns out to be a war-time ally of Plummergen's own Sir George Colveden. The Comte's reciprocal visit to Plummergen is marred when a woman is found murdered. Miss Seeton is asked to sketch a likeness for the police. Meanwhile, a large WWII bomb is discovered blocking the path of the proposed Channel tunnel. For obvious public relations reasons, the news is kept top secret, even though a charity bulldozer; race is scheduled at the sight. During the race, the police make a shocking discovery in Miss Seeton's trusty sketch pad - one that leads to an explosive conclusion...

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

If you've ever wondered why the Channel tunnel didn't open 20 years ago, you can thank everyone's favorite retired art teacher/sleuth, Miss Emily Seeton (Sweet Miss Seeton, 1996, etc., etc.). Caught ... Read full review


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Hamilton Crane lives in a small English village not unlike Plummergen. Crane's most recent Miss Seeton novels include Sweet Miss Seeton, Sold to Miss Seeton, Miss Seeton Rules, Miss Seeton Undercover, Starring Miss Seeton, Miss Seeton Plants Suspicion, and Miss Seeton Goes to Bat.

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