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

O'Donnell, Paraic (author.).
  • ISBN: 9781951142247
  • Physical Description: 403 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First US edition.
  • Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Tin House, 2021.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library M O'DONNEL 34510011175823 New Books Checked out 04/24/2021

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"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: Detectives > England > Fiction
Criminal investigation > Fiction.
Nobility > Fiction
Missing persons > Fiction
Secrecy > Fiction
London (England) > Fiction
Great Britain > History > Victoria, 1837-1901 > Fiction
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction
Historical fiction

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