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The Resource A Curious Beginning

A Curious Beginning

Label
A Curious Beginning
Title
A Curious Beginning
Statement of responsibility
Deanna Raybourn
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries returns once more to Victorian England and introduces intrepid adventuress Veronica Speedwell.... London, 1887. After burying her spinster aunt, orphaned Veronica Speedwell is free to resume her world travels in pursuit of scientific inquiry—and the occasional romantic dalliance. As familiar with hunting butterflies as with fending off admirers, Veronica intends to embark upon the journey of a lifetime.But fate has other plans when Veronica thwarts her own attempted abduction with the help of an enigmatic German baron, who offers her sanctuary in the care of his friend Stoker, a reclusive and bad-tempered natural historian. But before the baron can reveal what he knows of the plot against her, he is found murdered—leaving Veronica and Stoker on the run from an elusive assailant as wary partners in search of the villainous truth
Member of
Summary
Receiving a warning from a mysterious baron after suffering a home invasion, Veronica Speedwell accepts the baron's shelter and teams up with an ill-tempered naturalist when her host is subsequently murdered
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Writing style
Character
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10439380
Cataloging source
DLC
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RAYBOURN, DEANNA
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Veronica Speedwell novels
Series volume
0001
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  • Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
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a Veronica Speedwell mystery
Label
A Curious Beginning
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Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780698198203
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
A Curious Beginning
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780698198203
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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