The Resource All by myself, alone : a novel, Mary Higgins Clark

All by myself, alone : a novel, Mary Higgins Clark

Label
All by myself, alone : a novel
Title
All by myself, alone
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Mary Higgins Clark
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fleeing a disastrous and humiliating arrest of her husband-to-be on the eve of their wedding, Celia Kilbride, a gems and jewelry expert, hopes to escape from public attention by lecturing on a brand-new cruise ship, the Queen Charlotte. On board she meets eighty-six-year-old Lady Emily Haywood, Lady Em, as she is known throughout the world. Immensely wealthy, Lady Em is the owner of a priceless emerald necklace that she intends to leave to the Smithsonian after the cruise. Three days out to sea Lady Em is found dead and the necklace is missing. Is it the work of her apparently devoted assistant, Brenda Martin, or her lawyer-executor, Roger Pearson, and his wife, Yvonne, both of whom she had invited to join them on the cruise? Or is it Professor Henry Longworth, an acclaimed Shakespeare scholar who is lecturing on board? Or Alan Davidson, a guest on the ship who is planning to spread his wife's ashes at sea? The list of suspects is large and growing. Celia, with the help of her new friends Willy and Alvirah Meehan, who are celebrating their forty-fifth wedding anniversary, sets out to find the killer, not realizing that she has put herself in mortal danger before the ship reaches its final destination
Summary
Taking a cruise to escape the humiliation of her fiance's arrest, gems expert Celia Kilbride befriends octogenarian passenger Emily Haywood, who is found dead three days out to sea at the hands of someone who has stolen the victim's priceless emerald necklace
Tone
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10554892
Cataloging source
BT
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Clark, Mary Higgins
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Ocean travel
  • Murder
  • Jewelry theft
  • Cruise ships
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
All by myself, alone : a novel, Mary Higgins Clark
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
397 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410497611
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
All by myself, alone : a novel, Mary Higgins Clark
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
397 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410497611
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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