The Resource Broken bone china, Laura Childs

Broken bone china, Laura Childs

Label
Broken bone china
Title
Broken bone china
Statement of responsibility
Laura Childs
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is Sunday afternoon, and Theodosia and Drayton are catering a formal tea at a hot-air balloon rally. The view aloft is not only stunning, they are also surrounded by a dozen other colorful hot-air balloons. But as the sky turns gray and the clouds start to boil up, a strange object zooms out of nowhere. It is a drone, and it appears to be buzzing around the balloons, checking them out. As Theodosia and Drayton watch, the drone, hovering like some angry, mechanized insect, deliberately crashes into the balloon next to them. An enormous, fiery explosion erupts, and everyone watches in horror as the balloon plummets to the earth, killing all three of its passengers. Sirens scream, first responders arrive, and Theodosia is interviewed by the police. During the interview she learns that one of the downed occupants was Don Kingsley, the CEO of a local software company, SyncSoft. Not only do the police suspect Kingsley as the primary target, they learn that he possessed a rare Revolutionary War Union Jack flag that several people were rabidly bidding on. Intrigued, Theodosia begins her own investigation. Was it the CEO's soon-to-be ex-wife, who is restoring an enormous mansion at no expense? The CEOs personal assistant, who also functioned as curator of his prized collection of Americana? Two rival antiques' dealers known for dirty dealing? Or was the killer the fiancée of one of Theodosia's dear friends, who turns out to be an employee, and whistle-blower, at SyncSoft?
Member of
Summary
While catering a hot air balloon rally, Theodosia and Drayton become entangled in a murder case after a drone attacks a balloon carrying a local software company CEO
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10759978
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Childs, Laura
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Tea Shop mysteries (Laura Childs)
Series volume
0020
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women detectives
  • Drone aircraft
  • Hot air balloons
  • Browning, Theodosia (Fictitious character)
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
Label
Broken bone china, Laura Childs
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes recipes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000065113164
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
437 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432859145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
Broken bone china, Laura Childs
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes recipes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000065113164
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
437 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432859145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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