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Tales : short stories featuring Ian Rutledge and Bess Crawford

Author: Charles Todd
Publisher: [New York] : Witness Impulse, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Now published together for the first time: Charles Todd's absorbing short stories--'The Kidnapping, ' 'The Girl on the Beach, ' 'Cold Comfort, ' and 'The Maharani's Pearls'--featuring everyone's favorite Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge and intrepid battlefield nurse Bess Crawford. These vibrant tales transport readers from the home front in Great Britain where ominous clouds of war will soon lead to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Short stories
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Todd
ISBN: 9780062443762 0062443763
OCLC Number: 914217499
Description: vii, 159 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The kidnapping --
The girl on the beach --
Cold comfort --
The maharani's pearls --
An excerpt from A pattern of lies : chapter one : chapter two --
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"Now published together for the first time: Charles Todd's absorbing short stories--'The Kidnapping, ' 'The Girl on the Beach, ' 'Cold Comfort, ' and 'The Maharani's Pearls'--featuring everyone's favorite Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge and intrepid battlefield nurse Bess Crawford. These vibrant tales transport readers from the home front in Great Britain where ominous clouds of war will soon lead to the trenches of France, to the bloody front lines where Lieutenant Rutledge must risk his life to save his men. And finally to the exotic, dangerous India of Bess Crawford's youth. Together they create a fascinating glimpse into the extraordinary backgrounds of two of mystery's most popular characters."--

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