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The Resource False Diamond

False Diamond

Label
False Diamond
Title
False Diamond
Statement of responsibility
Veronica Heley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An abusive marriage leads to possible murder in the latest Abbot Agency mystery.The fake diamond in Dilys Holland’s engagement ring implies that all is not well in her marriage, and the Holland family matriarch, Sybil, calls on Bea Abbot for help.Bea soon discovers that Dilys and her little girl live in fear of her abusive husband, a man called Benton with whom Bea has already clashed.Benton wants Bea to rescue the ailing fortunes of his company, part of the Holland empire, and has no scruples about trying violence on her too when she turns him down. To make matters worse, Bea’s Member of Parliament son has tied both his fortune and his marriage to Benton’s future and is desperate for Bea to rescue him. Then Dilys tries to commit suicide . . . or does she?
Member of
Summary
"Bea is drawn back into the questionable doings of the members of the multi-billionaire Holland family, including an engagement with a fake diamond ring, an alleged suicide attempt, an abusive man who tries to put the frighteners on Bea, and the ambiguous behaviour of the black sheep of the family, who turns out to be the joker in the pack"--author's website.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10281873
Cataloging source
BT
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Heley, Veronica
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Abbot Agency mysteries
Series volume
0008
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Crime & Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
False Diamond
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:LSD_416992
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781780104843
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
False Diamond
Control code
BORROWBOX:LSD_416992
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781780104843
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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