The Resource Shadow of the Alchemist : a Crispin Guest medieval noir, Jeri Westerson

Shadow of the Alchemist : a Crispin Guest medieval noir, Jeri Westerson

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Shadow of the Alchemist : a Crispin Guest medieval noir
Title
Shadow of the Alchemist
Title remainder
a Crispin Guest medieval noir
Statement of responsibility
Jeri Westerson
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • ""Creative and enthralling. If you enjoy authentic Medieval history combined with modern suspense, this one's for you."--John Lescroart Once a Knight of the Realm, Crispin Guest was stripped of his title and his lands and must now earn his meager living through his wits. With the help of his young apprentice, reformed thief Jack Tucker, Guest is known to certain populations as The Tracker, the man who can find anything--for a price. It is for that reason that Guest is sought out by Nicholas Flamel, an absent-minded alchemist. Both Flamel's wife and his apprentice are missing, and he wants Guest to find them and bring them home. Before he can even begin looking, Guest discovers that Flamel's house has been ransacked. Then Flamel's assistant turns up--dead, hanging from the rafters with a note pinned to his chest by a dagger. It is a ransom note that promises the safe return of his wife in exchange for the Philosopher's Stone, which is reputed to turn lead into gold and create the elixir of life. And the kidnappers aren't the only ones after it. From the highest nobility to Flamel's fellow alchemists, everyone is seeking the stone for themselves. Guest must rescue the missing wife and find the stone before it falls into unworthy hands"--
  • "Once a Knight of the Realm, Crispin Guest was stripped of his title and his lands and must now earn his meager living through his wits. With the help of his young apprentice, reformed thief Jack Tucker, Guest is known to certain populations as The Tracker, the man who can find anything--for a price. It is for that reason that Guest is sought out by Nicholas Flamel, an absent-minded alchemist. Both Flamel's wife and his apprentice are missing, and he wants Guest to find them and bring them home. Before he can even begin looking, Guest discovers that Flamel's house has been ransacked. Then Flamel's assistant turns up--dead, hanging from the rafters with a note pinned to his chest by a dagger. It is a ransom note that promises the safe return of his wife in exchange for the Philosopher's Stone, which is reputed to turn lead into gold and create the elixir of life. And the kidnappers aren't the only ones after it. From the highest nobility to Flamel's fellow alchemists, everyone is seeking the stone for themselves. Guest must rescue the missing wife and find the stone before it falls into unworthy hands"--
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Westerson, Jeri
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.E8478
LC item number
S53 2013
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
The Crispin Guest novels
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  • Guest, Crispin (Fictitious character)
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Alchemy
  • Kidnapping
  • Murder
  • London (England)
  • Great Britain
Label
Shadow of the Alchemist : a Crispin Guest medieval noir, Jeri Westerson
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn827256751
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 304 pages
Isbn
9781250000309
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013024556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)827256751
Label
Shadow of the Alchemist : a Crispin Guest medieval noir, Jeri Westerson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn827256751
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 304 pages
Isbn
9781250000309
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013024556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)827256751

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