An Ian Rutledge Starter CollectioneBook - 2014
Set in England in 1919, each story features war-damaged Scotland Yard inspector Ian Rutledge in mysteries brilliantly evoking post-World War I Great Britain and introduces readers to one of crime fiction's most compelling protagonists.<br>A Test of Wills: It is 1919, and the War to End All Wars has been won. But for Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge, recently returned from the battlefields of France, there is no peace. Suffering from shell shock, Rutledge plunges into his work to save his sanity. But his first assignment is a case certain to spell both personal and professional disaster.<br>A Long Shadow: A story that immerses readers in the sights and sounds of post-war Great Britain, as the damaged policeman pursues answers to a constable's slaying and the three-year-old mystery of a young girl's disappearance in a tiny Northamptonshire village.<br>A False Mirror: A love triangle turned deadly sends Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge to a small town simmering with secrets.<br>A Pale Horse: A body found in the ruins of an ancient abbey sends Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge off to find a killer, in another superb atmospheric mystery by Charles Todd.
Publisher: New York :, HarperCollins Publishers,, 2014.
Characteristics: 1 online resource.