The Resource In bitter chill, Sarah Ward

In bitter chill, Sarah Ward

Label
In bitter chill
Title
In bitter chill
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Ward
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The deepest secrets are the ones we keep from ourselves in this richly atmospheric, compellingly written, and expertly constructed crime debut from an emerging talent. Derbyshire, 1978: a small town in the idyllic English countryside is traumatized by the kidnapping of two young schoolgirls, Rachel Jones and Sophie Jenkins. Within hours, Rachel is found wandering alone near the roadside, unharmed yet unable to remember anything, except that her abductor was a woman. No trace of Sophie is ever discovered. Present day: over thirty years later, Sophie's mother commits suicide. Detective inspector Francis Sadler and detective constable Connie Childs are assigned to look at the kidnapping again to see if modern police methods can discover something that the original team missed. Rachel, with the help of her formidable mother and grandmother, recovered from the kidnapping and has become a family genealogist. She wants nothing more than to continue living quietly beneath the radar, but the discovery of the strangled body of one of her former teachers days after the suicide brings the national media back to her doorstep. Desperate to stop a modern killer from striking again, Rachel and the police must unpick the clues to uncover what really happened all those years ago as the past threatens to engulf the present."--
Member of
Summary
"The deepest secrets are the ones we keep from ourselves in this richly atmospheric, compellingly written, and expertly constructed crime debut from an emerging talent. Derbyshire, 1978: a small town in the idyllic English countryside is traumatized by the kidnapping of two young schoolgirls, Rachel Jones and Sophie Jenkins. Within hours, Rachel is found wandering alone near the roadside, unharmed yet unable to remember anything, except that her abductor was a woman. No trace of Sophie is ever discovered.Present day: over thirty years later, Sophie's mother commits suicide. Detective inspector Francis Sadler and detective constable Connie Childs are assigned to look at the kidnapping again to see if modern police methods can discover something that the original team missed. Rachel, with the help of her formidable mother and grandmother, recovered from the kidnapping and has become a family genealogist. She wants nothing more than to continue living quietly beneath the radar, but the discovery of the strangled body of one of her former teachers days after the suicide brings the national media back to her doorstep. Desperate to stop a modern killer from striking again, Rachel and the police must unpick the clues to uncover what really happened all those years ago as the past threatens to engulf the present. "--
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2015
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10439909
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ward, Sarah
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6123.A717
LC item number
I5 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Detective Francis Sadler
Series volume
bk. 1
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  • Girls
  • Derbyshire (England)
  • England
  • Secrets
  • Girls
  • Manners and customs
  • England
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
In bitter chill, Sarah Ward
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Thomas Dunne Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn898529441
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
314 pages
Isbn
9781250069177
Lccn
2015022078
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)898529441
Label
In bitter chill, Sarah Ward
Publication
Note
"A Thomas Dunne Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn898529441
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
314 pages
Isbn
9781250069177
Lccn
2015022078
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)898529441

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