The Resource The English wife, Lauren Willig

The English wife, Lauren Willig

Label
The English wife
Title
The English wife
Statement of responsibility
Lauren Willig
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Annabelle and Bayard Van Duyvil live a charmed life in 1890s New York: he's the scion of an old Knickerbocker family, she grew up in a Tudor house in England, they had a fairytale romance in London, they have three-year-old twins on whom they dote, and he's recreated her family home on the banks of the Hudson and named it Illyria. Yes, there are rumors that she's having an affair with the architect, but rumors are rumors, and people will gossip. But then Bayard is found dead with a knife in his chest on the night of their Twelfth Night Ball, Annabelle goes missing, presumed drowned, and the papers go mad. Bay's sister, Janie, forms an unlikely alliance with a reporter to try to uncover the truth, convinced that Bay would never have killed his wife, that it must be a third party, but the more she learns about her brother and his wife, the more everything she thought she knew about them starts to unravel. Who were her brother and his wife, really? And why did her brother die with the name George on his lips?"--Book jacket
Summary
A fairytale marriage between two English aristocrats erupts at a Shakespeare-themed ball where the husband dies and the wife is presumed dead, a scandalous event that prompts an unlikely alliance between the husband's sister and a reporter who is determined to uncover the truth
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10616352
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Willig, Lauren
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rich people
  • Murder
  • Missing persons
  • Reporters and reporting
  • FICTION / Historical / General
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Historical
  • Missing persons
  • Murder
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Rich people
  • Reporters and reporting
Target audience
adult
Label
The English wife, Lauren Willig
Instantiates
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
ocn983702211
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
376 pages
Isbn
9781250056276
Lccn
2017036192
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)983702211
Label
The English wife, Lauren Willig
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
ocn983702211
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
376 pages
Isbn
9781250056276
Lccn
2017036192
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)983702211

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