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by Charles Todd
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Degrees of Affection
Degrees of Affection rated it 5 years ago
I do love this series! After being introduced to Bess Crawford and the world around her during WWI in A Duty to the Dead, we find her transporting long term wounded to England. One of her charges is a horribly burned pilot who clings to a picture of his wife as he also clings to life. So Bess eas...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it 6 years ago
An Impartial Witness is a sequel to A duty to the Dead and I was eager to read this book since this series has become a favorite of mine. It's the early summer of 1917 and Bess Crawford is returning home from the trenches of France with a convoy of wounded men. One of the patients is Lt. Meriwethe...
Abandoned by user
Abandoned by user rated it 7 years ago
This review was previously posted on amazon on June 19, 2012: This is the second book in the Bess Crawford series by Charles Todd, which I read directly on the heels of the first.***Plot Summary***Once again, Bess Crawford finds herself at the center of a mystery when she sees the wife of a burn p...
AmySea
AmySea rated it 9 years ago
Rosalyn Landor's narration of An Impartial Witness was quite nice to listen to, and she is a talented narrator. Unfortunately, I didn't care for this Bess Crawford mystery as much as I did for A Duty to the Dead.There were still a lot of side-effect-of-war issues discussed in this book, and I reall...
Abandoned by user
Abandoned by user rated it 9 years ago
This is the second book in the Bess Crawford series by Charles Todd, which I read directly on the heels of the first.***Plot Summary***Once again, Bess Crawford finds herself at the center of a mystery when she sees the wife of a burn patient, whom she recognizes from the photograph that her patient...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it 9 years ago
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...
the reader of books
the reader of books rated it 10 years ago
Quick read. I know the authors are actually from the US but the characters sound so...American, except when they are weirdly and randomly very formal and stilted ("I may call you Elizabeth, may I not?"). Also, it is odd that everyone (her parents, the police, suspects) allow Bess to go about invest...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it 11 years ago
This book was ok..not a rock your socks type of book. The character of Bess Crawford has really bored me, yet I haven't really been able to get into their other character either.
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