Newly appointed Detective Inspector Gemma James has never thought to question her friend Hazel Cavendish about her past. So it is quite a shock when Gemma learns that their holiday retreat to a hotel in the Scottish Highlands is, in fact, Hazel's homecoming -- and that fellow guest Donald Brodie was once Hazel's lover, despite a vicious, long-standing feud between their rival, fine whiskey distilling families. And the fires of a fierce and passionate affair may not have burned out completely -- on Brodie's part at least, since he's prepared to destroy Hazel's marriage to win back his "Juliet." But when a sudden, brutal murder unleashes a slew of sinister secrets and long-seething hatreds, putting Hazel's life in peril, Gemma knows she will need help unraveling this very bloody knot -- and calls for the one man she trusts more than any other, Duncan Kincaid, to join her far from home ... and in harm's way.
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Duncan leaves his own problems with his son, Kit, behind in London and joins Gemma in Scotland, but it's Gemma who mainly ferrets out the secrets of the large list of suspects, any one of whom could be the murderer.| Read Full Review of Now May You Weep: A Novel
Here is Duncan accepting that Kit is his son and his responsibility --- with or without a DNA test --- while in Scotland, folks are dreamily walking about saying "oh, it just has to happen" like a teenager in love or reliving grudges of decades past.Jan 22 2011 | Read Full Review of Now May You Weep: A Novel
Diehard fans of Marcus Didius Falco will love this book, its insights into the creation of the character as well as background to his creator,Lindsey Davis.| Read Full Review of Now May You Weep: A Novel
Gemma James is taking a weekend off from policing to go to Scotland with her close friend Hazel Cavendish.| Read Full Review of Now May You Weep: A Novel
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