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A Long Shadow: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery
Scotland Yards Inspector Ian Rutledge brought the Great War home with him, and its horrors haunt him still. On New Years Eve 1919, he finds a brass cartridge casing, similar to countless others hed seen on the battlefield, on the steps of a friends house. Soon there are more, purposely placed where he is sure to discover them.
Unexpectedly drawn away from London to a small Northamptonshire village, he investigates the strange case of a local constable shot with a bow and arrow in an allegedly spirit-infested wood. Here among the taciturn townsfolk, embroiled in a three-year-old mystery of a vanished young girl, Rutledge hopes to keep his own ghosts at bay.
But his stalker has followed him. And now the emotionally shattered policeman walking the razors edge of sanity must somehow keep his balance long enough to discover who is tracking him...and why.
About the Author
Charles Todd is the New York Times bestselling author of the Inspector Ian Rutledge mysteries, the Bess Crawford mysteries, and two stand-alone novels. A mother-and-son writing team, they live in Delaware and North Carolina, respectively.
Praise for A Long Shadow: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery…
“Excels at intricate relationships among characters....Another winning story.”
“Riveting historical mystery.”
“Incisive as ever.”
“A daunting portrait of a town that keeps its thoughts, its troubles and most of all its secrets to itself.”
-New York Times Book Review
“[A] remarkable series....Keeps readers on the edge right up to the stunning end.”
-Detroit Free Press
-Cleveland Plain Dealer
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