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Author Stanton, Jenny.

Title Blessings of Burntisland / Jenny Stanton
Published London : Karnac Books, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 229 pages)
Summary Joe Fairlie is a treasure dowser. As the novel opens, he locates The Blessing of Burntisland, a seventeenth-century treasure barge sunk in the Firth of Forth off Scotland. The treasure of King Charles I has lain in the sea for decades; but so it seems have the spirits of two of the ship's survivors. At his moment of greatest triumph, Joe is assailed by the first of many waking dreams that plunge him into the life of one of the wreck's survivors, the court doctor, Thomas Newbolt, who is the antithesis of Joe. The other survivor is the magical boy, Robbie. In this picaresque novel of possession
Notes Print version record
Subject Spirit possession -- Fiction.
Treasure troves -- Scotland -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1283245671
1849409102 (electronic bk.)
9781849409100 (electronic bk.)