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Legacy Of The Dead : Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries - Charles Todd

Legacy Of The Dead

Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries

Paperback Published: 1st May 2001
ISBN: 9780553583151
Number Of Pages: 384

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The weathered remains found on a Scottish mountainside may be those of Eleanor Gray, but the imperious Lady Maude Gray, Eleanor's mother, will have to be handled delicately. This is not the only ground that Inspector Ian Rutledge of Scotland Yard must tread carefully, for the case will soon lead him to Scotland, where many of Rutledge's ghosts rest uneasily. But it is an unexpected encounter that will hold the most peril.

For in Scotland Rutledge will find that the young mother accused of killing Eleanor Gray is a woman to whom he owes a terrible debt. And his harrowing journey to find the truth will lead him back through the fires of his past, into secrets that still have the power to kill.

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year "Todd's Ian Rutledge mysteries are among the most intelligent and affecting being written these days." -- The Washington Post Book World

"With his tortured detective Ian Rutledge and the ghost who inhabits his mind ... Charles Todd has swiftly become one of the most respected writers in the mystery genre.... The pair is unique among sleuths." -- The Denver Post

"A rich, complex novel intelligently written and very affecting." -- The Purloined Letter

"Eloquent ... rich." -- The New York Times Book Review

"Tightly worked, poignant ... a most moving story." -- Booknews from The Poisoned Pen

Also by Charles Todd:

A Test of Wills (available from Bantam Books) A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

Wings of Fire A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

Search the Dark

and coming soon in hardcover:

Watchers of Time

ISBN: 9780553583151
ISBN-10: 0553583158
Series: Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 1st May 2001
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.5 x 10.7  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 1

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