The Resource The midnight before Christmas, William Bernhardt, (electronic resource)

The midnight before Christmas, William Bernhardt, (electronic resource)

Label
The midnight before Christmas
Title
The midnight before Christmas
Statement of responsibility
William Bernhardt
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On Christmas Eve, a lawyer helps a battered wife search for her kidnapped son As ex-husbands go, they don't get much worse than Carl. He's violent, drunken, and possessiveand worst of all, he's an ex-cop. Bonnie has remarried, and done everything she can to keep their son away from his father, but when Carl comes to terrorize themstinking drunk on Christmas Eveshe cannot call the cops for help. After years of living in fear, she visits a legal aid office to arrange a restraining order. But by the time the lawyer starts the paperwork, it's already too late: Carl has kidnapped their son. Bonnie's lawyer, an ex-priest named Megan McGee, has too much Christian spirit to turn the woman's case over to the corrupt local police. Together they comb the city in search of the boy, racing to find him before his father's affections become violent, and turn this white Christmas into a bloody one
Summary
Attorney Megan McGee confronts an unexpectedly dangerous holiday when she takes on the case of Bonnie Thomas, whose estranged husband, Carl, a former cop with a violent temper and a drinking problem, threatens to kill their young son, Tommy, rather than give him up
Storyline
Pace
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015377
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bernhardt, William
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Women lawyers
  • Abused women
  • Christmas stories
Target audience
adult
Label
The midnight before Christmas, William Bernhardt, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549736
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453277225
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549736
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The midnight before Christmas, William Bernhardt, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549736
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453277225
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549736
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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