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By Charles Todd

In 1912 Ian Rutledge watched as a guy used to be condemned to hold for the murders of aged ladies. Rutledge helped assemble the facts that despatched Ben Shaw to the gallows. And whilst justice was once performed, Rutledge closed the door at the case. yet Shaw used to be no longer simply forgotten.

Now, seven years later, that grim trial returns within the type of Ben Shaw's widow Nell, bringing Rutledge facts she is confident will turn out her husband's innocence. It's a trust fraught with peril, threatening either Rutledge's expert stature and his religion in his judgment. yet there's a darker reason behind Rutledge's reluctance. homicide brings him again to Kent the place, days past, he'd glimpsed an all-too-familiar face past the jumping flames of a bonfire. quickly an unforeseen come across revives the top of his personal battle, because the kingdom prepares for a somber commemoration at the anniversary of the Armistice. To conflict the unsettled earlier and the haunted current whilst is an appalling mandate.

And the folk round him? between them the horny widow of a chum, a notable girl who survived the good Indian Mutiny; a sour, demise barrister; and a guy whose identify he by no means knew--unwittingly compete with the grieving Nell Shaw. They'll call for greater than Rutledge can provide, unaware that he's already wearing the weight of shell surprise? and the voice of Hamish MacLeod, the soldier he was once pressured to execute within the battle. The killer in Marling is unusually adept at escaping detection. And Ben Shaw's previous is a tangle of unsettling secrets and techniques which can or will not be actual. Rutledge needs to stroll a tortuous line among murderers...one attaining out to damage him, the opposite pushed to wreck him.

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