Ancient Spirits, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Five Star First Edition Mystery Standing Order Plan
  • Alice Duncan
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  • ISBN-10: 1432825704
  • ISBN-13: 9781432825706
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 lbs ( .52 kgs)
  • 274 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 2012 | Published



Ancient Spirits not only takes the reader on an adventure with Daisy‚ Harold and Sam‚ but warms the heart and soul.

After the death of her beloved husband Billy‚ Daisy Majesty falls into a deep depression. To counter her melancholy‚ Daisy’s best friend Harold Kincaid offers to take Daisy to Egypt and Turkey. Daisy doesn’t want to go‚ but her family insists‚ so she does. Once in Egypt‚ Daisy and Harold are not only plagued by the heat but strange things happen to them. Sam Rotondo‚ a Pasadena‚ CA‚ detective who promised Billy he’d watch out for Daisy‚ rushes to Turkey. During one of a series of untoward events‚ Sam gets kidnapped in Daisy’s stead. Daisy‚ Harold and several Turkish fellows rescue him.

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Five Star First Edition Mystery Standing Order Plan

Five Star Mysteries are standard print, first editions from award-winning authors as well as up-and-coming authors of the Mystery genre. These hardcover first editions will consist of new novels and short story collections plus novels that have been restored from original typescripts. The Five Star First Edition Mystery Series titles are carefully selected to appeal to a broad range of genre fans and include all subgenres of mystery: romantic suspense, traditional mysteries, private eye novels, cozies, hard-boiled detectives, and short story collections. The mystery genre continues to boom and this plan speaks directly to what today’s readers want -- a mix of original novels and short fiction collections from established, award-winning professionals as well as up-and-coming writers in the field. Previous authors have included Ralph McInerny, Catherine Dain, Les Roberts, Jeremiah Healy, and more. New, as of June 2004, four (4) titles shipped approximately every four weeks. Actual covers may be different from those shown.


"Through grief, illness, and worry, unsophisticated Daisy displays abundant wit while wryly commenting on social mores between classes and between cultures."--Publishers Weekly, December 2011

— Publishers Weekly

"A pleasant read that's more romantic travelogue than mystery."--Kirkus Review, December 2011

— Kirkus Review