The Resource The sinner, Tess Gerritsen

The sinner, Tess Gerritsen

Label
The sinner
Title
The sinner
Statement of responsibility
Tess Gerritsen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Not even the icy temperatures of a typical New England winter can match the bone-chilling scene of carnage discovered in the early morning hours at the chapel of Our Lady of Divine Light. Within the sanctuary walls of the cloistered convent, now stained with blood, lie two nuns - one dead, one critically injured; victims of an unspeakably savage attacker. The brutal crime appears to be without motive, and the elderly nuns in residence can offer little help in the police investigation. But medical examiner Maura Isles' autopsy of the dead woman yields a shocking surprise: twenty-year-old Sister Camille, the order's sole novice, had given birth before she was murdered. The disturbing case takes a stunning new turn when another woman is found murdered in an abandoned building, her features obliterated. Together, Isles and homicide detective Jane Rizzoli uncover an ancient horror that connects these terrible slaughters. As long-buried secrets come to light, Maura Isles finds herself drawn inexorably toward the heart of an investigation that strikes closer and closer to home, and toward the dawning revelation - too shattering to consider - of the killer's identity
Member of
Summary
Investigating the brutal murder of one nun and the critical injury of another within a cloistered convent, medical examiner Maura Isles and homicide detective Jane Rizzoli stumble upon long-buried secrets that link these horrific crimes
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
119385
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gerritsen, Tess
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Jane Rizzoli and Maura Isles series
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rizzoli, Jane, Detective (Fictitious character)
  • Medical examiners (Law)
  • Women physicians
  • Nuns
Target audience
adult
Label
The sinner, Tess Gerritsen
Instantiates
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.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9780553824544
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The sinner, Tess Gerritsen
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.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9780553824544
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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