The Resource The pierced heart : a novel, Lynn Shepherd

The pierced heart : a novel, Lynn Shepherd

Label
The pierced heart : a novel
Title
The pierced heart
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lynn Shepherd
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When an Austrian nobleman offers a substantial donation to the University of Oxford, Charles Maddox is called on to investigate the generous benefactor. It is a decidedly mundane task for the increasingly renowned criminal investigator, but Maddox welcomes the chance to trade London's teeming streets for the comforts of a castle in the Viennese countryside. Comfort, however, is in short supply once Maddox steps onto foreign soil and into the company of the mysterious Baron Von Reisenberg. A man of impeccable breeding, the Baron is nonetheless the subject of frightened whispers and macabre legends. Though Maddox isn't one to entertain supernatural beliefs, the dank halls and foreboding shadows of the castle begin to haunt his sleep with nightmares. But in the light of day the veteran detective can find no evidence of the sinister--until a series of disturbing incidents prove him gravely mistaken and thrust him into a harrowing quest to expose whatever evil lurks behind the locked doors of the Baron's secretive domain. After a terrifying encounter nearly costs him his sanity, Maddox is forced to return home defeated--and still pursued by the horror he's unearthed. Owing to a string of gruesome murders committed by an elusive predator branded the Vampire, London is on the verge of widespread panic. But there's little doubt in Maddox's mind who is responsible. And whether his enemy proves merely mortal-or something more-Maddox must finally end the monstrous affair before more innocent blood is spilled
Member of
Summary
When the University of Oxford is offered a substantial donation, Detective Charles Maddox travels to investigate Baron Von Reisenberg, the benefactor, at his remote castle
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10317118
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shepherd, Lynn
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6119.H465
LC item number
P54 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Charles Maddox novels
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Private investigators
  • Serial murder investigation
  • Private investigators
  • Serial murder investigation
Target audience
adult
Label
The pierced heart : a novel, Lynn Shepherd
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
ocn869526903
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
238 pages
Isbn
9780345545435
Lccn
2014010836
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)869526903
Label
The pierced heart : a novel, Lynn Shepherd
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
ocn869526903
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
238 pages
Isbn
9780345545435
Lccn
2014010836
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)869526903

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