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The Resource The Detective's Daughter, Lesley Thomson, (electronic resource)

The Detective's Daughter, Lesley Thomson, (electronic resource)

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The Detective's Daughter
Title
The Detective's Daughter
Statement of responsibility
Lesley Thomson
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detectives daughter
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Language
eng
Summary
Kate Rokesmith's decision to go to the river changed the lives of many. Her murder shocked the nation. Her husband, never charged, moved abroad under a cloud of suspicion. Her son, just four years old, grew up in a loveless boarding school. And Detective Inspector Darnell, vowing to leave no stone unturned in the search for her killer, began to lose his only daughter. The young Stella Darnell grew to resent the dead Kate Rokesmith. Her dad had never vowed to leave no stone unturned for her. Now, thirty years later, Stella is dutifully sorting through her father's attic after his sudden death. The Rokesmith case papers are in a corner, gathering dust: the case was never solved. Stella knows she should destroy them. Instead, she opens the box, and starts to read
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Summer, 1981: The body of Kate Rokesmith is found by the River Thames in London. Her four-year-old son is wandering nearby, traumatised and mute. Detective Inspector Darnell cancells yet another trip he had promised his daughter Stella and heads for the scene of the crime. The murder is never solved. Winter, 2011: It's another busy day at the Clean Slate office. Owner and head cleaner Stella Darnell is annoyed to have her routine interrupted by the news that her father has died of a heart attack. Dutifully sorting his belongings, she finds the case papers for the Kate Rokesmith murder gathering dust in his attic. Stella cannot resist the lure of bringing order to chaos. Red pen in hand, she determines to find the killer.
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1958-
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Thomson, Lesley
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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Overdrive Inc
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True
Series statement
Detective's daughter
Series volume
0001
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  • Fiction
  • Mystery
Target audience
adult
Label
The Detective's Daughter, Lesley Thomson, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781781853177
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7e710302-0da2-43cf-a135-146391d68338
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unknown sound
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  • other
  • remote
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  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • OverDrive Read
Label
The Detective's Daughter, Lesley Thomson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781853177
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7e710302-0da2-43cf-a135-146391d68338
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • OverDrive Read

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