“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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The bow-and-arrow shooting of a Hertfordshire policeman carries Inspector Ian Rutledge (A Cold Treachery, 2005, etc.) back even further in time than his traumatic WWI memories.May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of A Long Shadow (Inspector Ian ...
Set in 1919, Todd's excellent eighth psychological whodunit to feature the insightful but haunted Insp. Ian Rutledge picks up shortly after the harrowing events chronicled in <EMPHASIS TYPE=ITOct 31 2005 | Read Full Review of A Long Shadow (Inspector Ian ...
… Although the scenery changes from book to book in this elegantly devised series, the bleak emotional landscape remains the same, waiting for someone like Rutledge to heal its wounds."Aug 28 2007 | Read Full Review of A Long Shadow (Inspector Ian ...
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