The Resource The hidden man, Robin Blake

The hidden man, Robin Blake

Label
The hidden man
Title
The hidden man
Statement of responsibility
Robin Blake
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Blake continues the series Booklist calls "a solid winner" with a darkly rich mystery centered on an apparent suicide that leads Cragg and Fidelis down a treacherous path. The year is 1742, and the people of Preston are looking forward to their ancient once-every-twenty-years festival of merriment and excess, the Preston Guild. But the prospect darkens as the town plunges into a financial crisis caused by the death of pawnbroker and would-be banker Philip Pimbo, shot behind the locked door of his office. Is it suicide? Coroner Titus Cragg suspects so, but Dr Luke Fidelis disagrees. To untangle the truth Cragg must dig out the secrets of Pimbo's personal life, learn the grim facts of the African slave trade, search for a missing Civil War treasure and deal with the machinations of his old enemy Ephraim Grimshaw, now the town's mayor. Cragg relies once again on the help and advice of his analytical friend Fidelis, his astute wife Elizabeth and the contents of a well-stocked library. As in his previous Cragg and Fidelis stories, Robin Blake brings a vivid cast of characters to the page in this third historical mystery about the dramas that breeds below the surface of life in a provincial Georgian town."--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blake, Robin
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Cragg & Fidelis mysteries
Series volume
3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coroners
  • Murder
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Great Britain
  • Preston (Lancashire, England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The hidden man, Robin Blake
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9781250054944
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014042139
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 150337
  • 5509522
Label
The hidden man, Robin Blake
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9781250054944
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014042139
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 150337
  • 5509522

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