The Resource The tin god : a Tom Harper mystery, Chris Nickson

The tin god : a Tom Harper mystery, Chris Nickson

Label
The tin god : a Tom Harper mystery
Title
The tin god
Title remainder
a Tom Harper mystery
Statement of responsibility
Chris Nickson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Superintendent Tom Harper's wife is threatened during an election campaign, the hunt for the attacker turns personal. Leeds, England. October, 1897. Superintendent Harper is proud of his wife Annabelle. She's one of seven women selected to stand for election as a Poor Law Guardian. But even as the campaign begins, Annabelle and the other female candidates start to receive anonymous letters from someone who believes a woman's place lies firmly in the home. The threats escalate into outright violence when an explosion rips through the church hall where Annabelle is due to hold a meeting--with fatal consequences. The only piece of evidence Harper has is a scrap of paper left at the scene containing a fragment from an old folk song. But what is its significance? As polling day approaches and the attacks increase in menace and intensity, Harper knows he's in a race against time to uncover the culprit before more deaths follow. With the lives of his wife and daughter at risk, the political becomes cruelly personal..
Member of
Summary
Standing for election as a Poor Law Guardian, Tom Harper’s wife Annabelle and the other female candidates have been receiving anonymous, threatening letters. The threats turn deadly with carefully-targeted explosions. The only clue Harper has is a scrap of paper containing a fragment from an old folk song. But what is its significance?
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Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10637912
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nickson, Chris
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Tom Harper novels
Series volume
0006
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harper, Tom
  • Political campaigns
  • Women political candidates
  • Violence
  • Murder
  • Married people
  • Sex role
  • Leeds (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The tin god : a Tom Harper mystery, Chris Nickson
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
23 cm.
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9780727887863
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The tin god : a Tom Harper mystery, Chris Nickson
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
23 cm.
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9780727887863
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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