Hand in Glove by Robert Goddard

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Fifty years after Tristram Abberly's death in the Spanish Civil War, his sister, Beatrix, is murdered and their niece, Charlotte, inherits the legendary Abberly estate and its long-hidden secrets of deception and passion. 25,000 first printing.
 

About Robert Goddard

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ROBERT GODDARD was born in Hampshire and read History at Cambridge. His first novel, Past Caring, was an instant bestseller. Since then his books have captivated readers worldwide with their edge-of-the-seat pace and their labyrinthine plotting. His first Harry Barnett novel, Into the Blue, was winner of the first WHSmith Thumping Good Read Award and was dramatized for TV.
 
Published April 25, 2006 by Delta. 464 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference, Action & Adventure, Crime. Fiction

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Though it looks as if seamy antiquer Colin Fairfax-Vane turned burglar and killed Beatrix Abberley in a struggle over her Tunbridge Ware, Colin's brother Derek manages to persuade Charlie, after the obligatory resistance, that Colin's been framed by somebody who killed Beatrix to keep her from re...

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Stiff, archaic dialogue and an overreaching plot that snakes from contemporary England back to the Spanish Civil War makes this lengthy novel of psychological suspense by Goddard ( Debt of Dishonor ) slow going.

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Reviewing the Evidence

Robert Goddard's latest standalone mystery, HAND IN GLOVE, is a profound, hard-hitting, empathetic tour-de-force.

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