The Resource The fire : a novel, Katherine Neville

The fire : a novel, Katherine Neville

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The fire : a novel
Title
The fire
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Neville
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Language
eng
Summary
2003, Colorado: Alexandra Solarin is summoned home to her family's ancestral Rocky Mountain hideaway for her mother's birthday. Thirty years ago, her parents, Cat Velis and Alexander Solarin, believed that they had scattered the pieces of the Montglane Service around the world, burying with them the secrets of the power that comes with possessing it. But Alexandra arrives to find that her mother is missing and that a series of strategically placed clues, followed swiftly by the unexpected arrival of a mysterious assortment of houseguests, indicates that something sinister is afoot. 1822, Albania: Thirty years after the French Revolution, when the chess service was unearthed, all of Europe hovers on the brink of the War of Greek Independence. Ali Pasha, the most powerful ruler in the Ottoman Empire, has angered the sultan and is about to be attacked by Turkish forces. Now he sends the only person he can rely upon-his young daughter, Haidee--on a dangerous mission to smuggle a valuable relic out of Albania, through the mountains and over the sea, to the hands of the one man who might be able to save it
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Title
The fire
Creator
Summary
Summoned to her family's Colorado hideaway for her mother's birthday, Alexandra Solarin not only discovers that her mother is missing but that the most powerful piece of the mystical chess service that had once belonged to Charlemagne has resurfaced
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
273417
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3564.E8517
LC item number
F57 2008
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Katherine Neville
The fire : a novel, Katherine Neville

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
      39.3681268 -104.8590461
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