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Awakening

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1st U.S. ed.

Disfigured by a childhood accident, veterinary surgeon Clara Benning generally prefers the company of animals to people. But when a local man dies following a supposed snakebite, Cara's expertise is needed. She's chilled to learn that the victim's postmortem shows a higher concentration of venom than could ever be found in a single snake--and therefore the killer must be human.

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  • ISBN: 9780312381141
  • ISBN: 031238114X
  • Physical Description: 393 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2009.

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Disfigured by a childhood accident, veterinary surgeon Clara Benning generally prefers the company of animals to people. But when a local man dies following a supposed snakebite, Cara's expertise is needed. She's chilled to learn that the victim's postmortem shows a higher concentration of venom than could ever be found in a single snake--and therefore the killer must be human.
Subject: Women veterinarians > Fiction.
Herpetologists > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
England > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Suspense fiction.


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