The Platypus Ploy: A Kylie Kendall Mystery (5th)
Stone the crows-Aussie Kylie Kendall returns Kylie's relationship with paramour Ariana Creeling has reached a new level-until she disappears. There's no sign of violence, no ransom demand-she simply vanishes. Kylie is distraught, not knowing whether she's alive or dead. Convinced there's a link to the prestigious Clarice Turner Evenstar Home, where aged show business stars fade not-so-gently away, Kylie disguises herself as a volunteer and finds herself on the trail of the culprit-but will she be too late to save the woman she loves? Claire McNab is a transplanted Aussie who has written many mysteries for both children and adults.