A Matter of Justice

A Matter of Justice

Book - 2009
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"Charles Todd hasn't made a misstep yet in his elegant series featuring Scotland Yard detective Ian Rutledge, and A Matter of Justice keeps the streak going."
-- Cleveland Plain Dealer

The Washington Post calls the Ian Rutledge novels by Charles Todd, "one of the best historical series being written today." A Matter of Justice --the eleventh in the New York Times Notable, Edgar#65533; Award-nominated, and Barry Award-winning series--brings back the haunted British police inspector and still shell-shocked World War One veteran in a tale of unspeakable murder in a small English village filled to bursting with dark secrets and worthy suspects. A New York Times bestseller as spellbinding and evocative as the best of Ruth Rendell, Anne Perry, Martha Grimes, and P.D. James, A Matter of Justice represents a new high for this exceptional storyteller.

Publisher: New York : William Murrow, 2009.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780061233593
Branch Call Number: TOD
Characteristics: 330 pages ; 24 cm.

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WhidbeyIslander
Aug 09, 2017

More of the same .... which is to say, well-written, with interesting and well-drawn characters, evocative locations (especially the parts set on the Scilly Isles). I still find the inclusion (or intrusion) of Hamish a little annoying, but the overall writing is reason enough to keep reading the series. This one has a plausible motive (unlike a few earlier entries), and as usual some of the characters act in ways you would prefer they didn't. But that's life.

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blossom21
Jun 12, 2012

An excellent mystery with a complex and surprising ending.

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Cabby
Jan 03, 2009

Recommended by Costco.

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