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Seven for a secret [text (large print)] / Lyndsay Faye.

Faye, Lyndsay. (Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at NC Cardinal.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Steele Memorial Library LP FAY MYS (Text) 40000000739 Adult Large Print Fiction Available -
Walnut Cove Public Library LP F FAYE (Text) 30670100278294 Adult Large Print Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1410462994
  • ISBN: 9781410462992
  • Physical Description: 673 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
    text (large print)
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2013.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Six months after the formation of the NYPD, its most reluctant and talented officer, Timothy Wilde, thinks himself well versed in his city's dark practices -- until he learns of the gruesome underworld of lies and corruption ruled by the "blackbirders," who snatch free Northerners of color from their homes, masquerade them as slaves, and sell them South to toil as plantation property. The abolitionist Timothy is horrified by these traders in human flesh. But in 1846, slave catching isn't just legal -- it's law enforcement. When the beautiful and terrified Lucy Adams staggers into Timothy's office to report a robbery and is asked what was stolen, her reply is, "My family." Their search for her mixed-race sister and son will plunge Timothy and his feral brother, Valentine, into a world where police are complicit and politics savage, and corpses appear in the most shocking of places. Timothy finds himself caught between power and principles, desperate to protect his only brother and to unravel the puzzle before all he cares for is lost.
Subject: Police New York (State) New York Fiction
Free African Americans New York (State) New York Fiction
Underground Railroad Fiction
Slave trade United States History 19th century Fiction
Large type books
New York (N.Y.) History 1775-1865 Fiction
Genre: Fiction.
Large type books.
Mystery fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Historical fiction.
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