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An unexpected peril

Raybourn, Deanna (author.).

Summary

Summary: "A princess is missing and a peace treaty is on the verge of collapse in this new Veronica Speedwell adventure from the New York Times bestselling and Edgar® Award-nominated author Deanna Raybourn. January 1889. As the newest member of the Curiosity Club--an elite society of brilliant, intrepid women--Veronica Speedwell is excited to put her many skills to good use. As she assembles a memorial exhibition for pioneering mountain climber Alice Baker-Greene, Veronica discovers evidence that the recent death was not a tragic climbing accident but murder. Veronica and her natural historian beau, Stoker, tell the patron of the exhibit, Princess Gisela of Alpenwald, of their findings. With Europe on the verge of war, Gisela's chancellor, Count von Rechstein, does not want to make waves--and before Veronica and Stoker can figure out their next move, the princess disappears. Having noted Veronica's resemblance to the princess, von Rechstein begs her to pose as Gisela for the sake of the peace treaty that brought the princess to England. Veronica reluctantly agrees to the scheme. She and Stoker must work together to keep the treaty intact while navigating unwelcome advances, assassination attempts, and Veronica's own family--the royalty who has never claimed her"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 0593197267
  • ISBN: 9780593197264
  • Physical Description: 340 pages ; 24 cm.
    print
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley, [2021]
Subject: Murder Investigation Fiction
Missing persons Fiction
Women detectives Fiction
Genre: Mystery fiction.

Currently available copies

  • 17 / 26 copies available at PINES

Holds

  • 3 current holds
Library System: Library Branch Name
Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status  
Athens Regional Library System:
      Athens-Clarke County Library
MYS RAYBOURN
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31001004003001 NEW-BKS Checked out
Athens Regional Library System:
      Watkinsville/Oconee County Library
MYS RAYBOURN
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31001004003019 NEW-BKS Reshelving
Azalea Regional Library System:
      Monroe-Walton County Library
F RAY
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31056008850682 ADULT Checked out
Azalea Regional Library System:
      Morgan County Library
F RAY
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31056008845625 ADULT In transit
Clayton County Library System:
      Morrow Branch
AM RAYBOURN, DEANNA
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31012005825565 MYSTERY In transit
Desoto Trail Regional Library:
      Camilla-DeSoto Trail Regional Library
AF RAYBORN, DEANNA
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31017006584871 FIC Available
Dougherty County Public Library:
      Tallulah Branch
F RAYBOURN DEANNA
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31018904746356 FIC Available
Flint River Regional Library System:
      Peachtree City Library
RAYBOURN
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31022010135736 ADULT Checked out
Henry County Library:
      Fairview Public Library
F RAYBOU
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31027008280741 Adult Available
Henry County Library:
      Fortson Public Library / Hampton
F RAYBOU
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31027008280733 Adult Checked out
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