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The house on Vesper Sands : a novel / Paraic O'Donnell.

O'Donnell, Paraic, (author.).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Burlington Public Library F ODONNELL MAR 2021 39851001586131 New Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out 04/16/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781951142247
  • ISBN: 1951142241
  • Physical Description: 403 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First US edition.
  • Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Tin House, 2021.

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Summary, etc.:
"London, 1893: high up in a house on a dark, snowy night, a lone seamstress stands by a window. So begins the swirling, serpentine world of Paraic O'Donnell's Victorian-inspired mystery, the story of a city cloaked in shadow, but burning with questions: why does the seamstress jump from the window? Why is a cryptic message stitched into her skin? And how is she connected to a rash of missing girls, all of whom seem to have disappeared under similar circumstances? On the case is Inspector Cutter, a detective as sharp and committed to his work as he is wryly hilarious. Gideon Bliss, a Cambridge dropout in love with one of the missing girls, stumbles into a role as Cutter's sidekick. And clever young journalist Octavia Hillingdon sees the case as a chance to tell a story that matters-despite her employer's preference that she stick to a women's society column. As Inspector Cutter peels back the mystery layer by layer, he leads them all, at last, to the secrets that lie hidden at the house on Vesper Sands"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Secrecy > Fiction.
Nobility > Fiction.
Missing persons > Fiction.
London (England) > History > 19th century > Fiction.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical.
FICTION / Historical / General.
Missing persons.
Nobility.
Secrecy.
England > London.
Detectives > Fiction.
Criminal investigation > Fiction.
Nobility > Fiction.
Missing persons > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
London (England) > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Fiction.
Historical fiction.
History.
Mystery fiction.

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