The Resource City of the lost, Kelley Armstrong

City of the lost, Kelley Armstrong

Label
City of the lost
Title
City of the lost
Statement of responsibility
Kelley Armstrong
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Casey Duncan is a homicide detective with a secret: when she was in college, she killed a man. She was never caught, but he was the grandson of a mobster and she knows this crime will catch up to her. Casey's best friend, Diana, is on the run from a violent, abusive ex-husband. When Diana's husband finds her, and Casey herself is attacked shortly after, Casey knows it's time for the two of them to disappear again. Diana has heard of a domestic violence support town made for people like her, a town that takes in people on the run who want to shed their old lives. You must apply to live in Rockton and if you're accepted, it means walking away entirely from your old life, living off the grid in the wilds of Canada: no cell phones, no Internet, no mail, no computers, very little electricity, and no way of getting in or out without the town council's approval. As a murderer, Casey isn't a good candidate, but she has something they want; she's a homicide detective, and Rockton has just had its first real murder. She and Diana are in. However, soon after arriving, Casey realizes that the identity of a murderer isn't the only secret Rockton is hiding-- in fact, she starts to wonder if she and Diana might be in even more danger in Rockton than they were in their old lives."--
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Summary
"Casey Duncan is a homicide detective with a secret: when she was in college, she killed a man. She was never caught, but he was the grandson of a mobster and she knows this crime will catch up to her. Casey's best friend, Diana, is on the run from a violent, abusive ex-husband. When Diana's husband finds her, and Casey herself is attacked shortly after, Casey knows it's time for the two of them to disappear again. Diana has heard of a domestic violence support town made for people like her, a town that takes in people on the run who want to shed their old lives. You must apply to live in Rockton and if you're accepted, it means walking away entirely from your old life, living off the grid in the wilds of Canada: no cell phones, no Internet, no mail, no computers, very little electricity, and no way of getting in or out without the town council's approval. As a murderer, Casey isn't a good candidate, but she has something they want; she's a homicide detective, and Rockton has just had its first real murder. She and Diana are in. However, soon after arriving, Casey realizes that the identity of a murderer isn't the only secret Rockton is hiding - in fact, she starts to wonder if she and Diana might be in even more danger in Rockton than they were in theirold lives. An edgy, gripping crime novel from a bestselling urban fantasy writer, City of the Lost boldly announces a major new player in the crime fiction world"--
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LibraryReads Favorites, 2016.
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10480994
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DLC
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Armstrong, Kelley
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Casey Duncan novels
Series volume
[1]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women detectives
  • Abused wives
  • Murder
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
  • Abused wives
  • Murder
  • Women detectives
  • Canada
Target audience
adult
Label
City of the lost, Kelley Armstrong
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn919105883
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9781250092144
Lccn
2015050064
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)919105883
Label
City of the lost, Kelley Armstrong
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn919105883
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9781250092144
Lccn
2015050064
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)919105883

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