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By Charles Todd

ISBN-10: 0553583174

ISBN-13: 9780553583175

ISBN-10: 0553801805

ISBN-13: 9780553801804

Bestselling writer Charles Todd has earned a distinct position between mystery’s elite writers along with his acclaimed sequence that includes Scotland backyard Inspector Ian Rutledge, a former soldier trying to lay to relaxation the demons of his previous within the aftermath of worldwide struggle I. yet that previous bleeds into the current in a posh homicide case that calls into query his personal honor...and the crimes dedicated within the identify of God, state, and righteous vengeance.

A Fearsome Doubt

In 1912 Ian Rutledge watched as a guy was once condemned to hold for the murders of aged ladies. Rutledge helped assemble the proof that despatched Ben Shaw to the gallows. And while justice was once performed, Rutledge closed the door at the case. yet Shaw used to be no longer simply forgotten.

Now, seven years later, that grim trial returns within the type of Ben Shaw’s widow Nell, bringing Rutledge facts she is confident will turn out her husband’s innocence. It’s a trust fraught with peril, threatening either Rutledge’s specialist stature and his religion in his judgment. yet there's a darker reason behind Rutledge’s reluctance. homicide brings him again to Kent the place, days prior, he’d glimpsed an all-too-familiar face past the jumping flames of a bonfire. quickly an unforeseen come across revives the top of his personal conflict, because the state prepares for a somber commemoration at the anniversary of the Armistice. To conflict the unsettled earlier and the haunted current whilst is an appalling mandate.

And the folks round him? between them the horny widow of a pal, a striking lady who survived the good Indian Mutiny; a sour, death barrister; and a guy whose identify he by no means knew—unwittingly compete with the grieving Nell Shaw. They’ll call for greater than Rutledge may give, unaware that he's already sporting the load of shell surprise? and the voice of Hamish MacLeod, the soldier he was once pressured to execute within the struggle. The killer in Marling is strangely adept at escaping detection. And Ben Shaw’s previous is a tangle of unsettling secrets and techniques which could or will not be precise. Rutledge needs to stroll a tortuous line among attaining out to spoil him, the opposite pushed to break him.

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