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The tide watchers : a novel, Chaplin Lisa

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The tide watchers : a novel
Title
The tide watchers
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Chaplin Lisa
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Language
eng
Summary
In the tradition of Jennifer Robson, comes this compelling debut that weaves the fascinating story of a young woman who must risk her life as a spy to help stop Napoleon's invasion of Great Britain in the winter of 1803. Though the daughter of an English baronet, Lisbeth has defied convention by eloping to France with her new husband. But when he breaks her heart by abandoning her, she has nowhere to turn and must work in a local tavern. Her only hope for the future is to be reunited with her young son who is being raised by her mother-in law. A seasoned spy known by his operatives as Tidewatcher, Duncan apprenticed under Lisbeth's father and pledged to watch over his mentor's only daughter while he searches the Channel region for evidence that Bonaparte has built a fleet to invade Britain. But unpredictable Lisbeth challenges his lifelong habit of distance. Eccentric, brilliant American inventor Robert Fulton is working on David Bushnell's "turtle" the first fully submersible ship when he creates brand-new torpedo technology, which he plans to sell to the French Navy. But when his relationship with Bonaparte sours, he accepts Tidewatcher's help to relocate to the French side of the Channel, but he refuses to share his invention. With an entire army encamped in the region, blocking off all access, Tidewatcher must get that submersible, along with someone who knows how to use it, to uncover Bonaparte's great secret. When Lisbeth is asked to pose as a housekeeper and charm Fulton so she can learn to use the submersible before the invasion fleet sails, she will be forced to sacrifice herself for her country but is she willing to sacrifice her heart when she's already lost it to another...?
Title
The tide watchers
Creator
Summary
After being abandoned in France by her husband, British subject Lisbeth agrees to help a British spy trained by her father, risking her life as a double agent to discover Napolean Bonaparte's secret plans for a British invasion
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10423887
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Lisa Chaplin
Label
The tide watchers : a novel, Chaplin Lisa
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http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=6ED1E787-EB9F-49DD-B754-D8A61A5EF0A1
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unknown
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  • ALL_BRANCHES
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
Control code
9ocm06813663
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062379146
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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.b111623108
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6ED1E787-EB9F-49DD-B754-D8A61A5EF0A1

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