Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha

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Ballantine Books, 1985 - Fiction - 217 pages
6 Reviews
"Like the proverbial first potato chip [this book] gives you an irresistible craving for the first six Mrs. Pollifax books."
Newport News DAILY PRESS
Although recently married, Mrs. Pollifax is packed and ready to go to China, where a young agent, Sheng Ti, holds the answers to goings on at the sinister Feng Imports--a one-time agency front. Only Mrs. Pollifax has earned Sheng's trust, and only she can possibly stop what turns out to be a frightening and ominous plot involving drugs, smuggled diamonds, a famous cat burglar turned Interpol agent, a mysterious psychic, and, of course, murder.....possibly her own!

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User Review  - Olivermagnus - LibraryThing

Two books after going on safari, Mrs. Pollifax is now married to Cyrus, the gentleman she met on that trip. Marriage, however, doesn't slow her down. One day while discussing the position of her bay ... Read full review

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User Review  - kaulsu - LibraryThing

As far as Mrs. Pollifax novels go, this one was nearly believable. It is definitely a sign of the times that a bit of murder and mayhem causes me to say this. But truely, this one had a fairly tight plot, characters that stayed true to their m.o., and showed some growth on the part of Mrs. P. Read full review

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About the author (1985)

Dorothy Gilman was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey on June 25, 1923. She studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Under her married name, Dorothy Gilman Butters, she began publishing children's books in the late 1940s including Enchanted Caravan and The Bells of Freedom. In 1966, she published The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax, which became the first novel in the Mrs. Pollifax Mystery series. The series concluded in 2000 with Mrs. Pollifax Unveiled. The series was the basis of two movies: the 1971 feature film Mrs. Pollifax - Spy starring Rosalind Russell and the 1999 television movie The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax starring Angela Lansbury. Her other works include The Clairvoyant Countess, Incident at Badamya and Kaleidoscope. A Nun in the Closet won a Catholic Book Award. She died due to complications of Alzheimer's disease on February 2, 2012 at the age of 88.

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