The Resource An unexpected peril, Deanna Raybourn

An unexpected peril, Deanna Raybourn

Label
An unexpected peril
Title
An unexpected peril
Statement of responsibility
Deanna Raybourn
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
January 1889. As the newest member of the Curiosity Club-an elite society of brilliant, intrepid women-Veronica Speedwell is excited to put her many skills to good use. As she assembles a memorial exhibition for pioneering mountain climber Alice Baker-Greene, Veronica discovers evidence that the recent death was not a tragic climbing accident but murder. Veronica and her natural historian beau, Stoker, tell the patron of the exhibit, Princess Gisela of Alpenwald, of their findings. With Europe on the verge of war, Gisela's chancellor, Count von Rechstein, does not want to make waves-and before Veronica and Stoker can figure out their next move, the princess disappears. Having noted Veronica's resemblance to the princess, von Rechstein begs her to pose as Gisela for the sake of the peace treaty that brought the princess to England. Veronica reluctantly agrees to the scheme. She and Stoker must work together to keep the treaty intact while navigating unwelcome advances, assassination attempts, and Veronica's own family the royalty who has never claimed her
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10946479
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Raybourn, Deanna
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Veronica Speedwell novels
Series volume
0006
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Speedwell, Veronica
  • Stoker
  • Women detectives
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Missing persons
  • Murder
  • London (England)
  • England
  • Great Britain
Label
An unexpected peril, Deanna Raybourn
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9780593197264
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
An unexpected peril, Deanna Raybourn
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9780593197264
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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