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  • 7 of 12 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Houston Public Library.

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1 current hold with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Houston Public Library F SIL (Text) 35150001712225 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Castlegar Public Library FIC SIL (Text) 35146002067833 Fiction Volume hold Available -
Creston Public Library FIC SIL (Text) 35140100034274 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 10/16/2018
Fort Nelson Public Library FIC SIL (Text) 35246000946234 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Kitimat Public Library Sil (Text) 32665002103002 Adult fiction Volume hold Available -
Nelson Public Library F SIL (Text) 3514830028046 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 10/04/2018
Smithers Public Library F SIL (Text) 35101011013922 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 09/26/2018
Tumbler Ridge Public Library AF SILVE (Text) TRL23107 Adult Fiction Volume hold In process -
100 Mile House Branch SIL (Text) 33923005943307 Suspense Volume hold Available -
Quesnel Branch SIL (Text) 33923005943315 Suspense Volume hold Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781681776415 (hc)
  • Physical Description: xi, 292 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus Books edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2018.

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Why did Hitler chose not to invade England when he had the chance? Europe, 1940: It's late summer and Belgium has been overrun by the German army. Posing as a friar, a British operative talks his way into the monastery at Villers-devant-Orval just before Nazi art thieves plan to sweep through the area and whisk everything of value back to Berlin. But the ersatz man of the cloth is no thief. Instead, that night he adds an old leather Bible to the monastery's library and then escapes. London, 2017: A construction worker operating a backhoe makes a grisly discovery--a skeletal arm-bone with a rusty handcuff attached to the wrist. Was this the site, as a BBC newsreader speculates, of "a long-forgotten prison, uncharted on any map?" One viewer knows better: it's all that remains of a courier who died in a V-2 rocket attack. The woman who will put these two disparate events together--and understand the looming tragedy she must hurry to prevent--is Russian historian and former Soviet chess champion Larissa Mendelovg Klimt, "Lara the Bookworm, " to her friends. She's also experiencing some woeful marital troubles.
Subject: Historians > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
London (England) > Fiction.
Genre: Suspense fiction.

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