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The kept : a novel

Author: James Scott
Publisher: New York : Harper, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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After her husband and four of her children are brutally murdered in the winter of 1897, midwife Elspeth Howell, along with her surviving son, twelve-year-old Caleb, takes on the frozen wilderness to find the men responsible for shattering their family.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Fiction
History
Named Person: Elspeth (Fictitious character) Howell; Caleb (Fictitious character) Howell
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Scott
ISBN: 9780062236739 0062236733 9780062236654 0062236652 9780091944513 0091944511
OCLC Number: 855779208
Description: 357 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: James Scott.

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In the winter of 1897, a trio of killers descends upon an isolated farm in upstate New York. Elspeth Howell returns home to find her family brutally murdered. The only survivor is her twelve-year-old  Read more...

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"A classily written crime novel that is also an atmospheric evocation of a bygone era." The Sunday Times "Darkly beautiful... The Kept is a rare blend of brutality and empathy, emotion and close Read more...

 
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