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Death and the arrow [electronic resource] : Tom Marlowe Adventure Series, Book 1. Chris Priestley.

Priestley, Chris. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307433275 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2007.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen..
Summary, etc.: A gripping historical mystery, full of 18th century atmosphere.Fifteen-year-old Tom lives in the murky city of London where he helps his father run a print shop. Among the customers is wise old Dr. Harker, a retired physician and seafarer, whose patient demeanour and fascinating tales endear him to Tom. Both Tom and Harker become intrigued by a murder in the city where the victim is pierced by an arrow and left holding an illustrated card of "Death and the Arrow." The mystery deepens after more "Death and the Arrow" victims are discovered, and Tom cannot rest until he has uncovered the truth behind the murders. This atmospheric venture into the eighteenth-century will fascinate and engage readers ten-years-old and up.From the Hardcover edition.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 7 - Text Difficulty 12
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5.2 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1716 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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