The Resource The bone fire, S D Sykes

The bone fire, S D Sykes

Label
The bone fire
Title
The bone fire
Statement of responsibility
S D Sykes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's 1361 and Plague has returned to England. In an attempt to flee the approaching danger, Oswald de Lacy escorts his family from their estate of Somershill in Kent, to a remote island castle situated in the tidal mud flats of Romney Marsh. It seems the de Lacys have kept one step ahead of the contagion, but soon they discover that this castle is no safe haven from death. As a murderer strikes, they find themselves trapped in this lonely outpost with a killer - somebody who must be one of their fellow guests. But who? Each of the other guests is a fugitive from the Plague. But each has a secret to hide, and each has a reason to kill. The body count rises, but nobody can leave. Plague has now reached the marsh and is surrounding the castle. Cut off from the mainland and encircled by the horrors of the pestilence, Oswald is in the fight of his life. Protect his family and find the killer in the midst of this small and poisonous community, or leave and risk falling prey to the Plague
Member of
Summary
During a resurgence of the plague in 1361 London, Oswald de Lacy moves his family into his friend’s island-fortress where he must uncover a murderer living among them
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10807405
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sykes, S. D
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Somershill Manor mysteries
Series volume
0004
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • De Lacy, Oswald (Fictitious character)
  • Black Death
  • Murder
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
The bone fire, S D Sykes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"They locked the Plague out. But they locked a killer in."--Cover
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
309 pages
Isbn
9781473679993
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The bone fire, S D Sykes
Publication
Note
"They locked the Plague out. But they locked a killer in."--Cover
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
309 pages
Isbn
9781473679993
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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