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The Resource Once upon a crime : a brothers Grimm mystery, P.J. Brackston

Once upon a crime : a brothers Grimm mystery, P.J. Brackston

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Once upon a crime : a brothers Grimm mystery
Title
Once upon a crime
Title remainder
a brothers Grimm mystery
Statement of responsibility
P.J. Brackston
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Language
eng
Summary
Gretel (yes, that Gretel) is now 35, very large, still living with her brother Hans, and working as a private investigator. The small, sleepy town of Gesternstadt is shaken to its pretty foundations when the workshop of the local cart maker is burnt to the ground, and a body is discovered in the ashes. It is Gretel who notices that the cadaver is missing a finger. At first she does not see this as significant, as her mind is fully focused on a new case. Not that she wouldn't far rather be investigating an intriguing murder, but her client is willing to pay over the odds, so she must content herself with trying to trace three missing cats. It is not until she is further into her investigations that she realizes the two events are inextricably and dangerously connected, and that the mystery of the missing cats will lead her into perilous situations and frightening company. Very soon Gretel finds herself accused of kidnapping Princess Charlotte, twice locked up in the cells at the Summer Schloss, repelling the advances of an amorous troll, strapped to a rack in Herr Schmerz's torture chamber, and fleeing a murder charge. With dubious help from her brother (whose scant wits are habitually addled by drink), she must prove her innocence, solve the puzzle of the unidentified corpse, and find the stolen cats before they meet a grisly end
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YDXCP
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Brothers Grimm mystery
Series volume
[2]
Label
Once upon a crime : a brothers Grimm mystery, P.J. Brackston
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm74810319
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Extent
248 pages
Isbn
9781605988122
Lccn
bl2015022218
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Once upon a crime : a brothers Grimm mystery, P.J. Brackston
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm74810319
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Extent
248 pages
Isbn
9781605988122
Lccn
bl2015022218
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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