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A curious beginning : a Veronica Speedwell mystery

Author: Deanna Raybourn
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, [2015] ©2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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London, 1887. Veronica Speedwell intends to embark upon the journey of a lifetime. But fate has other plans. When Veronica thwarts her own abduction with the help of an enigmatic German baron, he offers her sanctuary in the care of his friend Stoker - a reclusive and bad-tempered natural historian. When the Baron is murdered, Veronica and Stoker are forced to go on the run from an elusive assailant, wary partners in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deanna Raybourn
ISBN: 0451476026 9780451476029
OCLC Number: 932386097
Description: 356 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Deanna Raybourn.

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London, 1887. Veronica Speedwell intends to embark upon the journey of a lifetime. But fate has other plans. When Veronica thwarts her own abduction with the help of an enigmatic German baron, he offers her sanctuary in the care of his friend Stoker - a reclusive and bad-tempered natural historian. When the Baron is murdered, Veronica and Stoker are forced to go on the run from an elusive assailant, wary partners in search of the villainous truth.

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