Hotel No Tell

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The smart and sassy detective Zephyr Zuckerman is now armed and undercover in a Greenwich Village hotel where mysteries—from garbage-grabbing guests to the reservation system—lurk around every corner.
 

Now working as a junior detective with the New York City Special Investigations Commission, Zephyr’s gone incognito as a concierge to find out who laundered a hundred grand off the hotel books—and why. But the discovery of a prone, flush-faced guest gasping for air in room 502 only hints at the sinister goings-on inside this funky establishment. While the rapid response of the fire department leads to a sweaty date with a smooth-talking, rock-climbing rescue worker, Zephyr finds herself even more hot and bothered by an attempted murder on her watch. Could the smart-mouthed Japanese yenta across the hall know more than she’s telling? How are cryptic phone calls from a mysterious corporation linked to the victim in 502?

Under pressure and overwhelmed, Zephyr soon finds that a concierge cover is no protection in a place where crime, like the city itself, never sleeps.


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About the author

Daphne Uviller was the superintendent of her family's building in the West Village for ten long years. She is a former books and poetry editor for Time Out New York and has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsday, New York, Allure, and Self. She is the author of the mysteries Hotel No Tell and Super in the City. A third-generation Greenwich Village resident, she now lives in her childhood apartment with her husband and two children.
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Publisher
Bantam
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Published on
Apr 26, 2011
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Pages
288
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ISBN
9780553908190
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Crime
Fiction / Humorous / General
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
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