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St. Patrick's gargoyle, Katherine Kurtz, (ebook)

Label
St. Patrick's gargoyle
Title
St. Patrick's gargoyle
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Kurtz
Title variation
Saint Patrick's gargoyle
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A gargoyle guardian and a Knight of Malta unite to seek justice when Dublin's St. Patrick's Cathedral is vandalized in this delightful modern-day fantasy. The gargoyles of Dublin, Ireland, have a sacred duty to perform. Formerly God's avenging angels, for centuries they have been entrusted with guarding the churches and cathedrals of the Irish capital while avoiding all contact with human beings. But once a month these loyal stone sentries must leave their posts to attend a conclave of their kind, and it is during one such absence that a sacrilege occurs. The guardian of St. Patrick's Cathedral, the gargoyle Padraig, called "Paddy," has returned to find violence and vandalism committed at his church and two silver artifacts stolen. Taking to Dublin's night streets in search of a culprit, Paddy inadvertently reveals himself to an aged chauffeur in an ancient Rolls Royce, thereby dooming Francis Templeton to an impending premature death. But the grim reaper will have to wait, because old man Templeton is a member of the Knights of Malta, a secret order of defenders of the faith dating back to the Crusades, and as such is an ideal partner for the onetime angel in his quest for justice and revenge. Their hunt is about to take some sinister turns, however, leading the gargoyle and the knight to Clontarf Castle, where a major demon, an emissary of Satan, is preparing to make his reentrance into the world. An acclaimed and much beloved fantasist best known for her popular Adept and Knights Templar series and her chronicles of the magical Deryni, Katherine Kurtz now displays another side of her extraordinary talent and succeeds magnificently. St. Patrick's Gargoyle is a delightful feast of the imagination, rich in Celtic lore and religious arcana, and brimming with wit and heart, wonder and magic
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Kurtz, Katherine
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Gargoyles
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral (Dublin, Ireland)
  • Dublin (Ireland)
Target audience
adult
Label
St. Patrick's gargoyle, Katherine Kurtz, (ebook)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11647532
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Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504037587
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11647532
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11647532
System control number
MWT11647532
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
St. Patrick's gargoyle, Katherine Kurtz, (ebook)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11647532
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504037587
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11647532
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11647532
System control number
MWT11647532
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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