Circle of Shadows by Imogen Robertson
A Westerman/Crowther Mystery (Crowther and Westerman)

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“The best yet in [Robertson’s] late-18th-century historical series.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

In the fourth installment of Imogen Robertson’s acclaimed historical suspense series, Mrs. Harriet Westerman and Gabriel Crowther depart England for the Duchy of Maulberg on a desperate mission to save a man accused of murder.

Shrove Tuesday, 1784. As Germany’s elite dance at a masked ball, the beautiful Lady Martesen is murdered. Daniel Clode, Mrs. Westerman’s brother-in-law, is found near the body, his wrists cut, his memories nightmarish. Is Daniel a killer? As he awaits execution, Westerman enlists Crowther, the increasingly reclusive anatomist, to help prove Daniel’s innocence. After another ruthless death, the investigative duo find themselves racing to solve the mystery behind the killings—but no one will talk, and the clock is ticking for Daniel.
 

About Imogen Robertson

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IMOGEN ROBERTSON is a former TV, film, and radio director. She won the London Telegraph's First Thousand Words of a Novel competition in 2007 with the opening of Instruments of Darkness, her first novel. She lives in London and has written a second novel featuring Mrs. Westerman and Mr. Crowther, The Anatomy of Murder.
 
Published June 13, 2013 by Penguin Books. 385 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Crime. Fiction
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