Search The Dark
A dead woman two missing children bring Inspector Rutledge to the lovely Dorset town of Singeton Magna, where the truth lies buried with the dead. A tormented veteran whose family died in an enemy bombing is the chief suspect. Dubious, Rutledge presses on to find the real killer. And when another... show more
A dead woman two missing children bring Inspector Rutledge to the lovely Dorset town of Singeton Magna, where the truth lies buried with the dead. A tormented veteran whose family died in an enemy bombing is the chief suspect. Dubious, Rutledge presses on to find the real killer. And when another body is found in the rich Dorset earth, his quest reaches into the secret lives of villagers and Londoners whose privileged positions and private passions give them every reason to thwart him. Someone is protecting a murderer. And two children are out there, somewhere, the dark...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2000-05-15
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: Inspector Ian Rutledge (#3)
I've read 4 "Inspector Ian Rutledge" books previously, and liked them all quite well. This book was ok, but a bit on the marginal side (so, ***- for a rating). Ian Rutledge is a Scotland Yard detective who served in WWI. That conflict was not kind to his psyche and he carries in his mind the thought...
Title: Search the Dark (Inspector Ian Rutledge #3) Author: Charles Todd Pages: 310 Year: 1999 Publisher: St. Martin’s Paperbacks Inspector Ian Rutledge is still in the hot seat with his superior, Superintendent Bowles. As a result, he is sent away from London again on another case and out of t...
Didn't enjoy this one as much and found the ending rather improbable. I'm going to read one more, but I don't expect I'll go beyond that unless the formula varies more.
Rating: 3.5* of fiveWhat on Earth are the murders of some seemingly unrelated women in the Dorset countryside to do with Scotland Yard? Well, as always, Ian Rutledge and his internal nemesis Hamish are sent where the Yard thinks they stand the best chance of getting rid of them (though the only one ...
Third book in a series of English mysteries set just after the first world war. Many mysteries have a troubled cop, detective, etc... at their heart but in this case the Scotland Yard detective is literally haunted... or mad. Ian Rutledge is a talented detective but he came back from the war with ...