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The dead in their vaulted arches : a Flavia de Luce novel / Alan Bradley.

Bradley, C. Alan, 1938- author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 17 copies at SC LENDS.

Current holds

0 current holds with 22 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library M Bradley Alan (Text) 22960000770619 Adult Mystery Available -
Anderson - Belton Branch M Bradley Alan (Text) 22960000770627 Adult Mystery Available -
Anderson - Pendleton Branch M Bradley Alan (Text) 22960000770635 Adult Mystery Available -
Anderson - Powdersville Branch M Bradley Alan (Text) 22960000770643 Adult Mystery Available -
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch FIC BRA (Text) 0530009874310 Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch FIC BRA (Text) 0530010450290 Adult New Books Checked out 07/07/2015
Colleton - Edisto Branch M Bradley, C. Alan (Text) 3010286848 Adult Mystery Available -
Colleton - Main Library M Bradley, C. Alan (Text) 3010286843 Adult Mystery Available -
Dorchester - St. George Main Library FIC BRA (Text) 30018004630147 Adult Fiction Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch FIC BRA (Text) 30018004630550 Adult Fiction Checked out 07/06/2015
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385344050 (hc : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0385344058 (hc : acid-free paper)
  • Physical Description: 315 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2014]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Bishop's Lacey is never short of two things: Mysteries to solve and pre-adolescent detectives to solve them. In this New York Times bestselling series of cozy mysteries, young chemist and aspiring detective Flavia de Luce once again brings her knowledgeof poisons and her indefatigable spirit to solve the most dastardly crimes the English countryside has to offer and, in the process, comes closer than ever to solving her life's greatest mystery--her mother's disappearance.."-- Provided by publisher.
Poisoning prodigy Flavia de Luce's sixth brush with murder carries her back to the most consequential death of all: that of her long-missing mother, Harriet, whose returning corpse is promptly joined by another, fresher specimen. Harriet de Luce's three daughters have always been told that their mother vanished from the Himalayas back in 1941. Now her body has been recovered from a glacier after 10 years and returned to them. As she waits for for Harriet's coffin to be unloaded from the train bringing it home to Bishop's Lacey, Flavia is accosted first by Winston Churchill, who asks if she too has developed a taste for pheasant sandwiches, and then by a stranger who passes on an even more cryptic warning about the Gamekeeper and the Nide. The former prime minister retreats in good order, but someone pushes the stranger under the wheels of the wheels of the departing train. His death would be just the excuse Flavia needs for her latest murder investigation ... if she didn't have a bigger job to tackle: alleviating her father's sadness by using a cocktail of forbidden chemicals to reanimate her mother's corpse.
Subject: De Luce, Flavia (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Girls > England > Fiction.
Chemists > Fiction.
Detectives > Fiction.
Sisters > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Motherless families > Fiction.
Village life > England > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Nineteen fifties > Fiction.
England > Social life and customs > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Suspense fiction.

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