To Play the Fool: Kate Martinelli Series, Book 2

Book Cover
Average Rating
Series:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description


Celebrated author Laurie R. King dazzles mystery lovers once again in this, her second Kate Martinelli mystery.

The story unfolds as a band of homeless people cremate a beloved dog in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. When it comes to incidents like this, the authorities are willing to overlook a few broken regulations. But three weeks later, after the dog's owner gets the same fiery send-off, the SFPD knows it has a serious problem on its hands.

Other than the fact that they're dealing with a particularly grisly homicide, Inspector Kate Martinelli and her partner, Al Hawkin, have little else to go on. They have a homeless victim without a positive ID, a group of witnesses who have little love for the cops, and a possible suspect, known only as Brother Erasmus.

Kate learns that Erasmus is well-acquainted with the park's homeless and with the rarefied atmosphere of Berkeley's Graduate Theological Union, yet he remains an enigma to all. It's apparent that he is by no means crazy--but he is a fool. Kate begins the frustrating task of interrogating a man who communicates only through quotations. Trying to learn something of his history leads her along a twisting road to a disbanded cult, long-buried secrets, the thirst for spirituality, and the hunger for bloody vengeance.


Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9781429993791
9781427244918
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID f9ed3670-7fd3-a6e5-8f78-34b4587c8261
Grouping Title to play the fool
Grouping Author king laurie r
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-18 04:46:54AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-18 04:52:42AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Laurie R. King
author_display Laurie R. King
available_at_aacpl Online OverDrive Collection
detailed_location_aacpl Online OverDrive Collection
display_description

Celebrated author Laurie R. King dazzles mystery lovers once again in this, her second Kate Martinelli mystery.

The story unfolds as a band of homeless people cremate a beloved dog in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. When it comes to incidents like this, the authorities are willing to overlook a few broken regulations. But three weeks later, after the dog's owner gets the same fiery send-off, the SFPD knows it has a serious problem on its hands.

Other than the fact that they're dealing with a particularly grisly homicide, Inspector Kate Martinelli and her partner, Al Hawkin, have little else to go on. They have a homeless victim without a positive ID, a group of witnesses who have little love for the cops, and a possible suspect, known only as Brother Erasmus.

Kate learns that Erasmus is well-acquainted with the park's homeless and with the rarefied atmosphere of Berkeley's Graduate Theological Union, yet he remains an enigma to all. It's apparent that he is by no means crazy--but he is a fool. Kate begins the frustrating task of interrogating a man who communicates only through quotations. Trying to learn something of his history leads her along a twisting road to a disbanded cult, long-buried secrets, the thirst for spirituality, and the hunger for bloody vengeance.

format_aacpl eAudiobook, eBook
format_category_aacpl Audio Books, eBook
id f9ed3670-7fd3-a6e5-8f78-34b4587c8261
isbn 9781427244918, 9781429993791
item_details overdrive:535abc7d-2d4d-424d-8a3b-83e5bb931f83|1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|2|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:bd353522-b78a-4335-bfc2-c05d1ccc7d46|1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||
itype_aacpl
last_indexed 2018-07-18T08:52:42.737Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_aacpl Online OverDrive
owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library Online
owning_location_aacpl Online OverDrive Collection
primary_isbn 9781429993791
publishDate 2010, 2014
record_details overdrive:535abc7d-2d4d-424d-8a3b-83e5bb931f83|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Macmillan Audio|2014|, overdrive:bd353522-b78a-4335-bfc2-c05d1ccc7d46|eBook|eBook||English|St. Martin's Press|2010|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_aacpl
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:bd353522-b78a-4335-bfc2-c05d1ccc7d46 1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false true
overdrive:535abc7d-2d4d-424d-8a3b-83e5bb931f83 1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false true
series Kate Martinelli mysteries
series_with_volume Kate Martinelli mysteries|2
title_display To Play the Fool
title_full To Play the Fool Kate Martinelli Series, Book 2
title_short To Play the Fool
title_sub Kate Martinelli Series, Book 2
topic_facet Fiction, Mystery