The Resource The Splendour Falls, Susanna Kearsley

The Splendour Falls, Susanna Kearsley

Label
The Splendour Falls
Title
The Splendour Falls
Statement of responsibility
Susanna Kearsley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Praise for New York Times bestseller The Firebird: Kearsley blends history, romance and a bit of the supernatural into a glittering, bewitching tale.--Kirkus An Ancient Castle, a Tragic Love, and a Web of Secrets Begins to Unravel... Emily Braden has stopped believing in fairy tales and happy endings. When her fascinating but unreliable cousin Harry invites her on a holiday to explore the legendary own of Chinon, and promptly disappears--well, that's Harry for you. As Emily makes the acquaintance of Chinon and its people, she begins to uncover dark secrets beneath the charm. Legend has it that during a thirteenth-century siege of the castle that looms over the city, Queen Isabelle, child bride of King John, hid a treasure of great price. And in the last days of the German occupation during World War II, another Isabelle living in Chinon, a girl whose love for an enemy soldier went tragically awry. As the dangers of the past become disastrously real, Emily is drawn ever more deeply into a labyrinth of mystery as twisted as the streets and tunnels of the ancient town itself. A mix of intrigue and adventure...in a style similar to that of Mary Stewart or Barbara Erskine, Kearsley does an excellent job evoking the atmosphere of Chinon with its brooding castle.--The Winnipeg Free Press Kearsley's action-packed mystery-romance, set in a medieval French town, shows the same deft plotting that won Kearsley the Catherine Cookson prize for Mariana.--Chatelaine
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kearsley, Susanna
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.K4112
LC item number
S68 2014eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cousins
  • Treasure hunt (Game)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • FICTION / General
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
  • France
  • Chinon (France)
Label
The Splendour Falls, Susanna Kearsley
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=69A79856-A8DD-4D85-BD21-B79D075FB424
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in 1995 in Great Britain by Corgi Books, Transworld Publishers Limited. This edition based on the paperback edition published in 2012 in Great Britain by Allison & Busby Limited."
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o863158259
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402258626
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o863158259
  • (OCoLC)863158259
Label
The Splendour Falls, Susanna Kearsley
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=69A79856-A8DD-4D85-BD21-B79D075FB424
Publication
Note
"Originally published in 1995 in Great Britain by Corgi Books, Transworld Publishers Limited. This edition based on the paperback edition published in 2012 in Great Britain by Allison & Busby Limited."
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o863158259
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402258626
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o863158259
  • (OCoLC)863158259

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