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House of the patriarch

Author: Barbara Hambly
Publisher: London : Severn House, 2021. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First world editionView all editions and formats
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"New Orleans, 1840. Freshly home from a dangerous journey, the last thing Benjamin January wants to do is leave his wife and young sons again. But when old friends Henri and Chloe Viellard ask for his help tracking down a missing girl in distant New York, he can't say no. Three weeks ago, seventeen-year-old Eve Russell boarded a steam-boat and never got off it. Mrs. Russell is adamant Eve's been kidnapped, but how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Hambly
ISBN: 9780727889904 0727889907 9781780297286 1780297289
OCLC Number: 1201565528
Notes: Sequel to: Lady of perdition.
Description: 249 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Barbara Hambly.

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"New Orleans, 1840. Freshly home from a dangerous journey, the last thing Benjamin January wants to do is leave his wife and young sons again. But when old friends Henri and Chloe Viellard ask for his help tracking down a missing girl in distant New York, he can't say no. Three weeks ago, seventeen-year-old Eve Russell boarded a steam-boat and never got off it. Mrs. Russell is adamant Eve's been kidnapped, but how could someone remove a teenager from a crowded deck in broad daylight? And why would anyone target Eve? The answer lies in New York, a hotbed of new religions and beliefs, of human circuses and freak shows and of blackbirders, who'll use any opportunity to kidnap a free man of color and sell him into slavery. January's determined to uncover the truth, but will he ever be able to return to New Orleans to share it?"--Publisher.

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