The Resource The skeleton road, Val McDermid, (electronic resource)

The skeleton road, Val McDermid, (electronic resource)

Label
The skeleton road
Title
The skeleton road
Statement of responsibility
Val McDermid
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An Edinburgh detective encounters skeletal remains that may be connected to the brutal Balkan Wars of the 1990s in this "tightly paced mystery" (Los Angeles Times). In the center of historic Edinburgh, Scotland, builders are preparing to demolish a disused Victorian Gothic building. They are understandably surprised to find skeletal remains hidden in a high pinnacle that hasn't been touched by maintenance for years. Who do the bones belong to, and how did they get there? Could the eccentric British pastime of free climbing the outside of buildings play a role? Enter cold case detective Karen Pirie, who gets to work trying to establish the corpse's identity. And when it turns out the bones may be from as far away as former Yugoslavia, Karen will need to dig deeper than she ever imagined into the tragic history of the Balkans: to war crimes and their consequences, and ultimately to the notion of what justice is and who serves it. "McDermid melds the political thriller with the police procedural for an intense novel."-Associated Press
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McDermid, Val
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
Series statement
Karen Pirie novels
Series volume
3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women detectives
  • Cold cases (Criminal investigation)
  • Murder
  • Electronic books
  • Architecture
  • Skeleton
  • Secrets
  • Identity
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
Label
The skeleton road, Val McDermid, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802192141
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13036766
Publisher number
MWT13036766
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The skeleton road, Val McDermid, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802192141
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13036766
Publisher number
MWT13036766
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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