The Resource Sea of stone, Michael Ridpath

Sea of stone, Michael Ridpath

Label
Sea of stone
Title
Sea of stone
Statement of responsibility
Michael Ridpath
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Constable Pall Gylfason gets a dispatch call to investigate a suspected homicide in a remote farmstead, he is surprised to find that Detective Magnus Jonson is already at the scene. Magnus identifies the dead man as his estranged grandfather. As Pall begins to review the crime scene it becomes apparent that forensic evidence has been tampered with and that Magnus's version of events doesn't add up. Before long, Magnus is arrested for the murder of his grandfather. When it emerges that his younger brother, Oli, is in Iceland after two decades in America, Pall begins to think that Magnus may not be the only family member in the frame for murder..
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Cataloging source
UKMGB
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RID
Illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Fire and ice
Series volume
4
Target audience
adult
Sea of stone, Michael Ridpath
Label
Sea of stone, Michael Ridpath
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Paperback -Oli and Magnus Jonson have spent years trying to escape from the shadows of their past. Raised by their grandparents in Bjarnarhofn, a remote farmstead in Iceland, both brothers had to endure brutal violence at the hands of their grandfather. Now, two decades later, the past has returned to haunt them both. When Constable Pall Gylfason gets a dispatch call to investigate a suspected homicide in a remote farmstead, he is surprised to find that Detective Magnus Jonson is already at the scene. Magnus identifies the dead man as his estranged grandfather. As Pall begins to review the crime scene it becomes apparent that forensic evidence has been tampered with and that Magnus' version of events doesn't add up. Before long, Magnus is arrested for the murder of his grandfather. When it emerges that his younger brother, Oli, is in Iceland after two decades in America, Pall begins to think that Magnus may not be the only family member in the frame for murder...Can Magnus prove his innocence without implicating his brother? And can both men get to the heart of the twisted secrets that blighted their childhoods? What unfolds is a tale of familial ties and bloodthirsty vengeance, of isolated communities scarred by the tragedies of the past - and of a final, painful reckoning
Control code
15385063
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
324 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781782393917
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
map, genealogical table
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781782393917
  • (OCoLC)872721384
  • (OCoLC)872721384

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