The Resource The graveyard of the Hesperides, Lindsey Davis

The graveyard of the Hesperides, Lindsey Davis

Label
The graveyard of the Hesperides
Title
The graveyard of the Hesperides
Statement of responsibility
Lindsey Davis
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In first century Rome, Flavia Albia, the daughter of Marcus Didius Falco, has taken up her father's former profession as an informer. On a typical day, it's small cases cheating spouses, employees dipping into the till but this isn't a typical day. Her beloved, the plebeian Manlius Faustus, has recently moved in and decided that they should get married in a big, showy ceremony as part of beginning a proper domestic life together. Also, his contracting firm has been renovating a rundown dive bar called The Garden of the Hesperides, only to uncover human remains buried in the backyard. There have been rumors for years that the previous owner of the bar, now deceased, killed a bar maid and these are presumably her remains. In the choice between planning a wedding and looking into a crime from long ago, Albia would much rather investigate a possible murder. Or murders, as more and more remains are uncovered, revealing that something truly horrible has been going on at the Hesperides. As she gets closer to the truth behind the bodies in the backyard, Albia's investigation has put her in the cross-hairs which might be the only way she'll get out of the wedding and away from all her relatives who are desperate to 'help.'"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davis, Lindsey
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6054.A8925
LC item number
G73 2016
Literary form
novels
Series statement
The Flavia Albia novels
Series volume
[4]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women private investigators
  • Murder
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Murder
  • Women private investigators
  • Rome
  • Rome (Empire)
  • Fiction
Label
The graveyard of the Hesperides, Lindsey Davis
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9781250078902
Lccn
2016001457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)919105772
  • 651226
  • (OCoLC)ocn919105772
  • 651226
Label
The graveyard of the Hesperides, Lindsey Davis
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9781250078902
Lccn
2016001457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)919105772
  • 651226
  • (OCoLC)ocn919105772
  • 651226

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