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A Long Shadow - An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery - cover

A Long Shadow - An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery

Charles Todd

Publisher: William Morrow

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“Seamless in its storytelling and enthralling in its plotting.”—Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel 
“Dark and remarkable….Once [Todd] grabs you, there’s no putting the novel down.” —Detroit Free Press 
The Winston-Salem Journal declares that, “like P. D. James and Ruth Rendell, Charles Todd writes novels that transcend genre.” A Long Shadow proves that statement true beyond the shadow of a doubt. Once again featuring Todd’s extraordinary protagonist, Scotland Yard investigator and shell-shocked World War One veteran, Inspector Ian Rutledge, A Long Shadow immerses readers in the sights and sounds of post-war Great Britain, as the damaged policeman pursues answers to a constable’s slaying and the three-year-old mystery of a young girl’s disappearance in a tiny Northamptonshire village. Read Todd’s A Long Shadow and see why the Washington Post calls the Rutledge crime novels, “one of the best historical series being written today.”

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