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The Resource Silence for the dead, Simone St. James

Silence for the dead, Simone St. James

Label
Silence for the dead
Title
Silence for the dead
Statement of responsibility
Simone St. James
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""Portis House emerged from the fog as we approached, showing itself slowly as a long, low shadow...." In 1919, Kitty Weekes, pretty, resourceful, and on the run, falsifies her background to obtain a nursing position at Portis House, a remote hospital for soldiers left shell-shocked by the horrors of the Great War. Hiding the shame of their mental instability in what was once a magnificent private estate, the patients suffer from nervous attacks and tormenting dreams. But something more is going on at Portis House-its plaster is crumbling, its plumbing makes eerie noises, and strange breaths of cold waft through the empty rooms. It's known that the former occupants left abruptly, but where did they go? And why do the patients all seem to share the same nightmare, one so horrific that they dare not speak of it? Kitty finds a dangerous ally in Jack Yates, an inmate who may be a war hero, a madman or maybe both. But even as Kitty and Jack create a secret, intimate alliance to uncover the truth, disturbing revelations suggest the presence of powerful spectral forces. And when a medical catastrophe leaves them even more isolated, they must battle the menace on their own, caught in the heart of a mystery that could destroy them both"--
Summary
A young nurse working in an isolated hospital for WWI veterans finds herself in over her head. Are the patients in the mysterious estate haunted by their wartime experiences, or something more malevolent? St. James is an up-and-coming author with a flair for combining horror and romance. A great choice for readers of either genre. -- Jenna Persick for LibraryReads
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10307685
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DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.S726
LC item number
S66 2014
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
Silence for the dead, Simone St. James
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes excerpt from The other side of midnight (pages 367-374)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20164511
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9780451419484
Lccn
2013032953
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn858159271
  • (OCoLC)858159271
Label
Silence for the dead, Simone St. James
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes excerpt from The other side of midnight (pages 367-374)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20164511
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9780451419484
Lccn
2013032953
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn858159271
  • (OCoLC)858159271

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    • Pike County Public Library - Winslow BranchBorrow it
      105 Center St., Winslow, IN, 47598, US
      38.38308 -87.217424

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