A Duty to the Dead: A Bess Crawford Mystery
Publish date: 2009-08-25
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
Despite my lackluster review of the other Bess Crawford book I've read (so meh, can't even remember the name), I decided to give old bess another go. And I liked this book so much more, though it could be because I have a soft spot for the name peregrine. So read it!
This is my first Charles Todd mystery and I would rate it somewhere between 3 and 4 stars.***Plot Summary***Elizabeth (Bess) Crawford is a WWI nurse who is on leave because the hospital ship upon which she served, the Brittanic, hit a mine and was sunk. She was injured in the explosion, and returns ...
Excellent mystery set during WWII. Bess Crawford is a nurse who is sent home on medical leave when she suffers a broken arm after her medical ship, the Britannic, is sunk by the Germans. It's been a while since she's been back in England and she has a duty to fulfill. One of her patients, Arthur Gra...
I started Maisie Dobbs, but the library I'm at the most doesn't have the second book. I remembered that Jess had recommended the Bess Crawford books recently, so I picked up the first one.In general, I like historical mysteries, so these two had that going for them from the beginning. Also, I've bee...
A Duty to the Deadis a perfect example of why I don't have a couldn't finish file. This book starts off very slow. Slow enough that I almost gave up on the book. I am really happy I didn't though. Having patience, after the first 150 pages, the book was a great read.