The Resource The ghost of Christmas past, Rhys Bowen

The ghost of Christmas past, Rhys Bowen

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The ghost of Christmas past
Title
The ghost of Christmas past
Statement of responsibility
Rhys Bowen
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Semi-retired private detective Molly Murphy Sullivan is suffering from depression after a miscarriage following her adventure in San Francisco during the earthquake of 1906. She and her husband, Daniel, are invited for Christmas at a mansion on the Hudson, and they gratefully accept, expecting a peaceful and relaxing holiday season. Not long after they arrive, however, they start to feel the tension in the house's atmosphere. Then they learn that the host couple's young daughter wandered out into the snow ten years ago and was never seen again. Molly can identify with the mother's pain at never knowing what happened to her child and wants to help, but there is so little to go on. No ransom note. No body ever found. But Molly slowly begins to suspect that the occupants of the house know more than they are letting on. Then, on Christmas Eve, there is a knock at the door and a young girl stands there. 'I'm Charlotte,' she says. 'I've come home.'
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"Semi-retired private detective Molly Murphy Sullivan is suffering from depression after a miscarriage following her adventure in San Francisco during the earthquake of 1906. She and her husband, Daniel, are invited for Christmas at a mansion on the Hudson, and they gratefully accept, expecting a peaceful and relaxing holiday season. Not long after they arrive, however, they start to feel the tension in the house's atmosphere. Then they learn that the host couple's young daughter wandered out into the snow ten years ago and was never seen again. Molly can identify with the mother's pain at never knowing what happened to her child and wants to help, but there is so little to go on. No ransom note. No body ever found. But Molly slowly begins to suspect that the occupants of the house know more than they are letting on. Then, on Christmas Eve, there is a knock at the door and a young girl stands there. 'I'm Charlotte,' she says. 'I've come home'"--Provided by publisher
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Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10578960
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bowen, Rhys
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Molly Murphy mysteries
Series volume
0017
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Missing children
  • Women private investigators
  • Murphy, Molly (Fictitious character)
Target audience
adult
Label
The ghost of Christmas past, Rhys Bowen
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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.
Control code
000060984519
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
359 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432843427
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1006521533
Label
The ghost of Christmas past, Rhys Bowen
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.
Control code
000060984519
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
359 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432843427
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1006521533

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