The Resource Skin and bone : [a mystery], Robin Blake

Skin and bone : [a mystery], Robin Blake

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Skin and bone : [a mystery]
Title
Skin and bone
Title remainder
[a mystery]
Statement of responsibility
Robin Blake
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"It's 1743, and the tanners of Preston are a pariah community, plying their unwholesome trade beside a stretch of riverside marsh where many Prestonians by ancient right graze their livestock. When the body of a newborn child is found in one of their tanning pits, Cragg's inquiry falls foul of a cabal of merchants dead set on modernizing the town's economy and regarding the despised tanners-- and Cragg's apparent championship of them-- as obstacles to their plan. The murder of a baby is just the evidence they need to get rid of the tanners once and for all. But the inquest into the baby's death is disrupted when the inn where it is being held mysteriously burns down, and Cragg himself faces a charge of lewdness, jeopardizing his whole future as a coroner. But the fates have not finished playing with him just yet. The sudden and suspicious death of a very prominent person may just, with the help of Fidelis's sharp forensic skills, bring about Cragg's redemption."--
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1948-
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Blake, Robin
Dewey number
823/.92
Illustrations
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Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Cragg & Fidelis mysteries
Series volume
4
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  • Coroners
  • Murder
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Great Britain
  • Preston (Lancashire, England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Skin and bone : [a mystery], Robin Blake
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
337 p.
Isbn
9781250100962
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016021611
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  • 224785
  • (HPL)vtls005562897
  • 355386
Label
Skin and bone : [a mystery], Robin Blake
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
337 p.
Isbn
9781250100962
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016021611
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • 224785
  • (HPL)vtls005562897
  • 355386

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