The Resource The darker arts, Oscar De Muriel

The darker arts, Oscar De Muriel

Label
The darker arts
Title
The darker arts
Statement of responsibility
Oscar De Muriel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Madame Katerina, Detective 'Nine Nails' McGray's most trusted clairvoyant, hosts a seance for three of Edinburgh's wealthiest families. The following morning everyone is found dead, with Madame Katerina being the only survivor. When questioned she alleges a tormented spirit killed the families for revenge. McGray, even though he believes her, must find a rational explanation that holds up in court, else Katerina will be sentenced to death. Inspector Ian Frey is summoned to help, which turns out to be difficult as he is still dealing with the loss of his uncle, and has developed a form of post-traumatic stress (not yet identified in the 19th century). This seems an impossible puzzle. Either something truly supernatural has occurred - or a fiendishly clever plot is covering a killer's tracks
Member of
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10787588
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De Muriel, Oscar
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Frey and McGray novels
Series volume
0005
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Supernatural
  • Judicial error
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Suspects (Criminal investigation)
  • Seances
  • Clairvoyants
  • Detectives
  • Families
  • Murder
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
Label
The darker arts, Oscar De Muriel
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
423 pages
Isbn
9781409187622
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
genealogical table, map
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The darker arts, Oscar De Muriel
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
423 pages
Isbn
9781409187622
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
genealogical table, map
Specific material designation
regular print

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