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A stone's throw : an Ellie Stone mystery, James W. Ziskin

Label
A stone's throw : an Ellie Stone mystery
Title
A stone's throw
Title remainder
an Ellie Stone mystery
Statement of responsibility
James W. Ziskin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Ellie Stone, a young newspaper reporter in 1960s' upstate New York, investigates a double murder at an abandoned stud farm near glamorous Saratoga Springs"--
  • "August 1962. A suspicious fire claims a tumbledown foaling barn on the grounds of the once-proud Tempesta Stud Farm, halfway between New Holland and Saratoga Springs, NY. The blaze, one of several in recent years at the abandoned farm, barely prompts a shrug from the local sheriff. That is until "girl reporter" Ellie Stone, first on the scene, uncovers a singed length of racing silk in the rubble of the barn. And it's wrapped around the neck of one of two charred bodies buried in the ashes. A bullet between the eyes of one of the victims confirms it's murder, and the police suspect gamblers. Ellie digs deeper. The double murder, committed on a ghostly stud farm in the dead of night, leads Ellie down a haunted path, just a stone's throw from the glamour of Saratoga Springs, to a place where dangerous men don't like to lose. Unraveling secrets from the past--crushing failure and heartless betrayal--she's learning that arson can be cold revenge"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ziskin, James W.
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3626.I83
LC item number
S77 2018
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Ellie Stone mysteries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Women journalists
  • Murder
  • Horse farms
  • Saratoga Springs (N.Y.)
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Murder
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Women journalists
Label
A stone's throw : an Ellie Stone mystery, James W. Ziskin
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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
on1021056444
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9781633884199
Lccn
2018001272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)1021056444
Label
A stone's throw : an Ellie Stone mystery, James W. Ziskin
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
on1021056444
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9781633884199
Lccn
2018001272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)1021056444

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