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Shadow of the raven : a Dr. Thomas Silkstone mystery / Tessa Harris.

Harris, Tessa, (author.). Vance, Simon, (narrator.).
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  • ISBN: 9781481503006 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1481503006 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 09 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : 2015.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Simon Vance.
Summary, etc.:
'CSI meets the Age of Reason with a well-drawn, intriguing cast of characters' (Karen Harper) in Tessa Harris' superbly plotted historical mystery series, featuring eighteenth-century anatomist and pioneering sleuth Dr. Thomas Silkstone. In the notorious mental hospital known as Bedlam, Dr. Thomas Silkstone seeks out a patient with whom he is on intimate terms. But he is unprepared for the state in which he finds Lady Lydia Farrell. Shocked into action, Thomas vows to help free Lydia by appealing to the custodian of her affairs, Mr. Nicholas Lupton. But when Silkstone arrives at the Boughton Estate to speak to Lupton, he finds that sweeping changes threaten to leave many villagers destitute. After a man dies in the woods, it appears that someone has turned to murder to avenge their cause. But for Thomas, a postmortem raises more questions than answers, and a second murder warns him of his potentially fatal situation. Soon he discovers a conspiracy far more sinister than anything he has ever faced.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Silkstone, Thomas (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Physicians > England > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
England > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.

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