The Resource A curious beginning, Deanna Raybourn

A curious beginning, Deanna Raybourn

Label
A curious beginning
Title
A curious beginning
Statement of responsibility
Deanna Raybourn
Creator
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" --
Member of
Summary
Receiving a warning from a mysterious baron after suffering a home invasion, Veronica Speedwell accepts the baron's shelter and teams up with an ill-tempered naturalist when her host is subsequently murdered
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10439380
Cataloging source
DLC
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Raybourn, Deanna
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3618.A983
LC item number
C87 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Veronica Speedwell mystery
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Independence in women
  • Orphans
  • Young women
  • Nobility
  • Kidnapping
  • Rescues
  • Secrets
  • England
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Veronica Speedwell mystery
Label
A curious beginning, Deanna Raybourn
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
905089469
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9780451476012
Lccn
2015009286
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Label
A curious beginning, Deanna Raybourn
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
905089469
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9780451476012
Lccn
2015009286
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.

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