The Resource The dark lake, Sarah Bailey

The dark lake, Sarah Bailey

Label
The dark lake
Title
The dark lake
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Bailey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The lead homicide investigator in a rural town, Detective Sergeant Gemma Woodstock is deeply unnerved when a high school classmate is found strangled, her body floating in a lake. And not just any classmate, but Rosalind Ryan, whose beauty and inscrutability exerted a magnetic pull on Smithson High School, first during Rosalind's student years and then again when she returned to teach drama. As much as Rosalind's life was a mystery to Gemma when they were students together, her death presents even more of a puzzle. What made Rosalind quit her teaching job in Sydney and return to her hometown? Why did she live in a small, run-down apartment when her father was one of the town's richest men? And despite her many admirers, did anyone in the town truly know her? Rosalind's enigmas frustrate and obsess Gemma, who has her own dangerous secrets--an affair with her colleague and past tragedies that may not stay in the past
Member of
Has edition
Summary
When a popular former high school classmate is found murdered, a lead homicide investigator in a rural town uncovers puzzling mysteries in the victim's life, from her abrupt departure from a dream teaching job to her run-down existence in spite of wealthy family ties
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2017
  • Davitt Awards, Debut Crime, 2018
  • Ned Kelly Award for Best First Novel, 2018
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10563922
Cataloging source
NOV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bailey, Sarah
Dewey number
823/.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Gemma Woodstock series
Series volume
[1]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Woodstock, Gemma
  • Women detectives
  • Murder
  • Sydney (N.S.W.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The dark lake, Sarah Bailey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First U.S. hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 384 pages
Isbn
9781538759905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The dark lake, Sarah Bailey
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First U.S. hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 384 pages
Isbn
9781538759905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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