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by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding

The story follows the protagonist, Angelica, as she navigates through a web of lies, deceit, and betrayal to uncover the truth about her husband's death. The book was originally published in 1943 and is considered a classic in the noir fiction genre. The story takes place in New York City, where Angelica's husband, James, has been found dead in their apartment. As she tries to uncover the truth about his death, Angelica realizes that her husband was not who she thought he was. Along the way, she meets several interesting characters, including a private detective who is hired to investigate the case. The book is filled with suspense and intrigue, as Angelica slowly uncovers the truth about her husband's past and the events that led up to his death. Holding's writing style is engaging and captivating, keeping readers on the edge of their seats throughout the entire book. Overall, "Angelica" is a must-read for fans of the mystery and noir fiction genres. The book has been praised for its complex characters, well-developed plot, and masterful writing style. It is a timeless classic that has stood the test of time and remains popular among readers today.

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Elisabeth Sanxay Holding was a renowned American author who made a significant contribution to the crime fiction genre. Born on April 13, 1889, in Brooklyn, New York, Holding grew up in a wealthy f...

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