The Resource The skeleton road, Val McDermid, (electronic resource)

The skeleton road, Val McDermid, (electronic resource)

Label
The skeleton road
Title
The skeleton road
Statement of responsibility
Val McDermid
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Internationally best-selling crime writer Val McDermid is one of the most dependable professionals in the mystery and thriller business, whose acutely suspenseful, seamlessly plotted novels have riveted millions of readers worldwide. In The Skeleton Road, she delivers a gripping standalone novel about a cold case that links back to the Balkan Wars of the 1990s. In the center of historic Edinburgh, builders are preparing to demolish a disused Victorian Gothic building. They are understandably surprised to find skeletal remains hidden in a high pinnacle that hasn't been touched by maintenance for years. Who do the bones belong to, and how did they get there? Could the eccentric British pastime of free climbing the outside of buildings play a role? Enter cold case detective Karen Pirie, who gets to work trying to establish the corpse's identity. And when it turns out the bones may be from as far away as former Yugoslavia, Karen will need to dig deeper than she ever imagined into the tragic history of the Balkans: to war crimes and their consequences, and ultimately to the notion of what justice is and who serves it. The Skeleton Road is an edge-of-your-seat, unforgettable read from one of our finest crime writers
Cataloging source
Midwest
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McDermid, Val
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Women detectives
  • Cold cases (Criminal investigation)
  • Murder
  • Electronic books
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
Label
The skeleton road, Val McDermid, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11785152
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11785152
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11785152
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11785152
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The skeleton road, Val McDermid, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11785152
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11785152
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11785152
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11785152
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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