Instruments of Darkness
Publish date: February 17th 2011
Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books
Pages no: 374
Edition language: English
Series: Crowther and Westerman (#1)
I read to page 17 and quit. There were two many parallel plots going on and the writing was pretty dull. I may pick it up again some day but right now I'm reading other, more interesting mysteries so Im going to continue with those for now.
Harriett Westerman is a woman who is alone but married, her husband is captain on a ship. Her sister lives with her, and she has to manage the house and the family there. This makes her more independent than most women of her time. When she encounters a body she goes directly to reclusive anatomi...
Although I found this book to be fascinating in its' character development; I found it to be lacking in its' storyline. Halfway through the book I had figured out the killer although I didn't know the why. There was a nice twist to it, but not a "shocker". Furthermore, I listened to this book and fo...
Engaging and satisfying. I truly enjoyed it!
A very enjoyable forensic type historical mystery set in England during the Georgian era. The plot runs along two parallel paths, one in London during the Gordon riots and the other in the countryside of West Sussex, with flashbacks to the Revolutionary War so there was a lot going on but it was al...
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