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The Resource Broken promise : a thriller, Linwood Barclay, (electronic resource eBook)

Broken promise : a thriller, Linwood Barclay, (electronic resource eBook)

Label
Broken promise : a thriller
Title
Broken promise
Title remainder
a thriller
Statement of responsibility
Linwood Barclay
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the New York Times bestselling author of No Safe House comes an explosive novel about the disturbing secrets of a quiet small town... After his wife's death and the collapse of his newspaper, David Harwood has no choice but to uproot his nine-year-old son and move back into his childhood home in Promise Falls, New York. David believes his life is in free fall, and he can't find a way to stop his descent. Then he comes across a family secret of epic proportions. A year after a devastating miscarriage, David's cousin Marla has continued to struggle. But when David's mother asks him to check on her, he's horrified to discover that she's been secretly raising a child who is not her own-a baby she claims was a gift from an "angel" left on her porch. When the baby's real mother is found murdered, David can't help wanting to piece together what happened-even if it means proving his own cousin's guilt. But as he uncovers each piece of evidence, David realizes that Marla's mysterious child is just the tip of the iceberg. Other strange things are happening. Animals are found ritually slaughtered. An ominous abandoned Ferris wheel seems to stand as a warning that something dark has infected Promise Falls. And someone has decided that the entire town must pay for the sins of its past... in blood"--Provided by publisher
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Summary
"From the New York Times bestselling author of No Safe House comes an explosive novel about the disturbing secrets of a quiet small town... After his wife's death and the collapse of his newspaper, David Harwood has no choice but to uproot his nine-year-old son and move back into his childhood home in Promise Falls, New York. David believes his life is in free fall, and he can't find a way to stop his descent. Then he comes across a family secret of epic proportions. A year after a devastating miscarriage, David's cousin Marla has continued to struggle. But when David's mother asks him to check on her, he's horrified to discover that she's been secretly raising a child who is not her own-a baby she claims was a gift from an "angel" left on her porch. When the baby's real mother is found murdered, David can't help wanting to piece together what happened-even if it means proving his own cousin's guilt. But as he uncovers each piece of evidence, David realizes that Marla's mysterious child is just the tipof the iceberg. Other strange things are happening. Animals are found ritually slaughtered. An ominous abandoned Ferris wheel seems to stand as a warning that something dark has infected Promise Falls. And someone has decided that the entire town must pay for the sins of its past... in blood"--
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Character
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10430922
Cataloging source
DLC
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Barclay, Linwood
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.B37135
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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OverDrive, Inc
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True
Series statement
Promise Falls (Linwood Barclay)
Series volume
0001
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  • City and town life
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
Label
Broken promise : a thriller, Linwood Barclay, (electronic resource eBook)
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http://downloads.live-brary.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E97085E7-4827-48AA-BAC2-DBE4EA31ADEB
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780698182257
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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e97085e7-4827-48aa-bac2-dbe4ea31adeb
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions
Label
Broken promise : a thriller, Linwood Barclay, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://downloads.live-brary.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E97085E7-4827-48AA-BAC2-DBE4EA31ADEB
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780698182257
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • bc
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
e97085e7-4827-48aa-bac2-dbe4ea31adeb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions

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