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Strange Practice

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Strange Practice
Title
Strange Practice
Statement of responsibility
Vivian Shaw
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Language
eng
Summary
In this delightfully witty fantasy adventure, Dr. Greta Helsing, doctor to the undead, must defend London from both supernatural ailments and a bloodthirsty cult. Greta Helsing inherited the family's highly specialized, and highly peculiar, medical practice. In her consulting rooms, Dr. Helsing treats the undead for a host of ills - vocal strain in banshees, arthritis in barrow-wights, and entropy in mummies. Although barely making ends meet, this is just the quiet, supernatural-adjacent life Greta's been groomed for since childhood. Until a sect of murderous monks emerges, killing human and undead Londoners alike. As terror takes hold of the city, Greta must use her unusual skills to stop the cult if she hopes to save her practice, and her life.Strange Practice is the first novel in Shaw's debut series, the Dr. Greta Helsing Novels - perfect for fans of Neverwhere and V. E. Schwab
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Meet Greta Helsing, fast-talking doctor to the undead. Keeping the supernatural community not-alive and well in London has been her family's specialty for generations. Greta Helsing inherited the family's highly specialized, and highly peculiar, medical practice. In her consulting rooms, Dr. Helsing treats the undead for a host of ills - vocal strain in banshees, arthritis in barrow-wights, and entropy in mummies. Although barely making ends meet, this is just the quiet, supernatural-adjacent life Greta's been groomed for since childhood. Until a sect of murderous monks emerges, killing human and undead Londoners alike. As terror takes hold of the city, Greta must use her unusual skills to stop the cult if she hopes to save her practice, and her life
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Character
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10567209
Cataloging source
BT
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Shaw, Vivian
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Series statement
Greta Helsing novels
Series volume
0001
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  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Strange Practice
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:4e24a5f0-41a8-482c-9169-5aa573b8964c
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780316434546
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Strange Practice
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:4e24a5f0-41a8-482c-9169-5aa573b8964c
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780316434546
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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