The Resource Death of a siren: : a novel, William S. Schaill, (ebook)

Death of a siren: : a novel, William S. Schaill, (ebook)

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Death of a siren: : a novel
Title
Death of a siren:
Title remainder
a novel
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William S. Schaill
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Language
eng
Summary
This fast-paced mystery is set in the otherworldly Galapagos Islands in 1938 during the lead-up to World War II. A fugitive New York City cop is on the run from both the law and the mafia after killing a local thug. Trying to make his escape in a boat he stole from his uncle, castaway Fred Freiman, a German American, comes ashore on the islands and stumbles upon the body of a beautiful, enigmatic German baroness with a hatchet in her head. The next day the baroness's two strange companions are also found murdered. Freiman soon finds himself trapped into tracking down the murderer, or murderers, by a corrupt local official. International politics, local intrigues, and personal passions swirl around Fred as he learns more about the murdered woman, who some describe as a monster and others a lost soul. Early in the investigation Freiman meets Ana de Guzman, a young, wealthy Ecuadorian woman who teams up with him to unravel the tangled mysteries. As he struggles to solve the murders, Freiman puzzles over the baroness's shady past and begins to wonder: Do sirens sing intentionally to trap sailors, or do they sing because it is their nature to sing?
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1944-
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Schaill, William S.
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Mafia
  • Murder
  • Galapagos Islands
  • Police
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • German Americans
Target audience
adult
Label
Death of a siren: : a novel, William S. Schaill, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781613734292
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11578598
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remote
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11578598
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MWT11578598
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Death of a siren: : a novel, William S. Schaill, (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
9781613734292
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11578598
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11578598
System control number
MWT11578598
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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