The Resource None but the dead, Lin Anderson

None but the dead, Lin Anderson

Label
None but the dead
Title
None but the dead
Statement of responsibility
Lin Anderson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sanday, one of Britain's northernmost islands, inaccessible when the wind prevents the ferry crossing from the mainland, or fog grounds the tiny, island-hopping plane. When human remains are discovered to the rear of an old primary school, forensic expert Dr Rhona MacLeod and her assistant arrive to excavate the grave. Approaching midwinter, they find daylight in short supply, the weather inhospitable and some of the island's inhabitants less than co-operative. When the suspicious death of an old man in Glasgow appears to have links with the island, DS Michael McNab is dispatched to investigate. Desperately uncomfortable in such surroundings, he finds that none of the tools of detective work are there. No internet, no CCTV, and no police station. As the weather closes in, the team - including criminal profiler and Orkney native Professor Magnus Pirie - are presented with a series of unexplained incidents, apparently linked to the discovery of thirteen magic flowers representing the souls of dead children who had attended the island school where the body was discovered. But how and in what circumstance did they die? And why are their long forgotten deaths significant to the current investigation? As a major storm approaches, bringing gale-force winds and high seas, the islanders turn on one another, as past and present evil deeds collide, and long buried secrets break the surface, along with the exposed bones
Member of
Summary
When human remains are discovered near a school on one of Britain's northernmost islands, forensic expert Dr. Rhona MacLeod and her assistant are called. The island is inaccessible when wind prevents the ferry crossing, and in midwinter, daylight is in short supply. As a major storm approaches, bringing gale-force winds and high seas, the less than co-operative islanders turn on one another, as long buried secrets break the surface
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10581761
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anderson, Lin
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Rhona MacLeod mysteries
Series volume
0011
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • MacLeod, Rhona
  • Women forensic scientists
  • Sanday (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
Label
None but the dead, Lin Anderson
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
25 cm.
Extent
418 pages
Isbn
9781509807000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
None but the dead, Lin Anderson
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
25 cm.
Extent
418 pages
Isbn
9781509807000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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