The Resource The Conjurer, Cordelia Frances Biddle, (ebook)

The Conjurer, Cordelia Frances Biddle, (ebook)

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The Conjurer
Title
The Conjurer
Statement of responsibility
Cordelia Frances Biddle
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Language
eng
Summary
An heiress breaks free of social conventions and attempts to solve the mystery of her father's disappearance in 1842 Philadelphia in Cordelia Frances Biddle's first Martha Beale mystery When her father fails to appear for lunch at their country estate, Martha Beale knows something is wrong. The family's faithful dogs discover Lemuel Beale's hunting rifle by the river, but there is no sign of the millionaire financier. Refusing to believe he is dead, his daughter-and sole heir-begins a discreet investigation with the help of the mayor's aide, Thomas Kelman. But Philadelphia in 1842 is a dangerous place for a female, especially a twenty-six-year-old single woman. Martha's quest for answers takes her from the pinnacle of high society, which is abuzz about a visiting European conjurer who communicates with the dead, to the city's tragic slums where a brutal killer is targeting young prostitutes-and through it all Martha will confront the most ruthless aspects of human nature. In a story deeply rooted in time and place and brimming with atmosphere and suspense, Cordelia Frances Biddle conjures a mesmerizing world of intrigue and hidden desires
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Midwest
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Biddle, Cordelia Frances
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[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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Series statement
A Martha Beale mystery
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  • Clairvoyants
  • Murder victims
  • Serial murders
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Conjurer, Cordelia Frances Biddle, (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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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480490642
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11559814
Specific material designation
remote
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11559814
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MWT11559814
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Conjurer, Cordelia Frances Biddle, (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
9781480490642
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11559814
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11559814
System control number
MWT11559814
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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