The Resource Billie's kiss, Elizabeth Knox, (ebook)

Billie's kiss, Elizabeth Knox, (ebook)

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Billie's kiss
Title
Billie's kiss
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Knox
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With an Edwardian twist on The Tempest, and surprising, earthy, and magical qualities, this irresistible novel is set on the remote, divided Scottish island of Kissack and Skilling, one half of which looks historically and geographically towards Catholic Ireland, the other toward the Protestant north and Scandinavia. In the spring of 1903 a ship explodes as it docks on the island, drowning many of the passengers and crew in the icy waters of Stolnsay harbor. Young, strawberry-blonde-haired Billie Paxton is among the only survivors. Clumsy, illiterate, and suddenly alone, Billie will not say why, before the explosion, she jumped from ship to shore, and so falls under the immediate suspicion of her fellow passenger, Murdo Hesketh, and his cousin and employer, Lord Hallowhulme, who owns the island-and has controversial plans for improving the lives of its inhabitants. Gloriously inventive and vividly atmospheric, Billie's Kiss conjures up a way of life hurtling toward a brave new world in an enchanting novel that brings together murder and eugenics, progress, prejudice, and the loss of innocence
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Knox, Elizabeth
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Marine accidents
  • Islands
  • Scotland
Target audience
adult
Label
Billie's kiss, Elizabeth Knox, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9780864737274
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11684206
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11684206
System control number
MWT11684206
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Billie's kiss, Elizabeth Knox, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780864737274
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11684206
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11684206
System control number
MWT11684206
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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