The Resource Two if by sea : a novel, Jacquelyn Mitchard

Two if by sea : a novel, Jacquelyn Mitchard

Label
Two if by sea : a novel
Title
Two if by sea
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jacquelyn Mitchard
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Just hours after his wife and her entire family perish in the Christmas Eve tsunami in Brisbane, American expat and former police officer Frank Mercy goes out to join his volunteer rescue unit and pulls a little boy from a submerged car, saving the child's life with only seconds to spare. In that moment, Frank's own life is transformed. Not quite knowing why, Frank sidesteps the law, when, instead of turning Ian over to the Red Cross, he takes the boy home to the Midwestern farm where he grew up. Not long into their journey, Frank begins to believe that Ian has an extraordinary, impossible telepathic gift; but his only wish is to protect the deeply frightened child. As Frank struggles to start over, training horses as his father and grandfather did before him, he meets Claudia, a champion equestrian and someone with whom he can share his life--and his fears for Ian. Both of them know that it will be impossible to keep Ian's gift a secret forever. Already, ominous coincidences have put Frank's police instincts on high alert, as strangers trespass the quiet life at the family farm. The fight to keep Ian safe from a sinister group who want him back takes readers from the ravaged shores of Brisbane to the middle of America to a quaint English village. Even as Frank and Claudia dare to hope for new love, it becomes clear that they can never let Ian go, no matter what the cost. A suspenseful novel on a grand scale, Two If by Sea is about the best and worst in people, and the possibility of heroism and even magic in ordinary life
Summary
Joining the volunteer rescue effort in Brisbane when his family is swept away by the Christmas Eve tsunami, American expat and former police officer Frank Mercy is transformed by his rescue of a telepathic little boy, who he illegally takes back with him to America and struggles to protect against ominous adversaries
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Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10473038
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mitchard, Jacquelyn
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Telepathy
  • Grief in men
  • Rescues
  • Former police
  • Horse trainers
  • Widowers
  • Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004
  • Three-year-old boys
  • Child psychics
  • Criminals
  • Bereavement
  • Protectiveness in men
  • Australia
  • Wisconsin
Target audience
adult
Label
Two if by sea : a novel, Jacquelyn Mitchard
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=SSI_241544&b2bSite=1545
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Publication
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Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781501115592-SSI902486-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781501115592
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Two if by sea : a novel, Jacquelyn Mitchard
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=SSI_241544&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781501115592-SSI902486-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781501115592
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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