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A curious beginning, Deanna Raybourn

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A curious beginning
Title
A curious beginning
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Deanna Raybourn
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
London, 1887. As the city prepares to celebrate Queen Victoria's golden jubilee, Veronica Speedwell is marking a milestone of her own. After burying her spinster aunt, the orphaned Veronica is free to resume her world travels in pursuit of scientific inquiry--and the occasional romantic dalliance. As familiar with hunting butterflies as she is fending off admirers, Veronica wields her butterfly net and a sharpened hatpin with equal aplomb, and with her last connection to England now gone, she intends to embark upon the journey of a lifetime. But fate has other plans, as Veronica discovers when she thwarts her own abduction with the help of an enigmatic German baron with ties to her mysterious past. Promising to reveal in time what he knows of the plot against her, the baron offers her temporary sanctuary in the care of his friend Stoker--a reclusive natural historian as intriguing as he is bad-tempered. But before the baron can deliver on his tantalizing vow to reveal the secrets he has concealed for decades, he is found murdered. Suddenly Veronica and Stoker are forced to go on the run from an elusive assailant, wary partners in search of the villainous truth
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DLC
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Raybourn, Deanna
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Veronica Speedwell mystery
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Orphans
  • Kidnapping
  • Murder
  • Rescues
  • London (England)
Label
A curious beginning, Deanna Raybourn
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Publication
Note
"Thorndike Press large print basic"--Title page verso
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
547 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410486011
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015036322
System control number
  • 198447
  • 816620
Label
A curious beginning, Deanna Raybourn
Publication
Note
"Thorndike Press large print basic"--Title page verso
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
547 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410486011
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015036322
System control number
  • 198447
  • 816620

Library Locations

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