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By Charles Todd

Take pleasure in Charles Todd's 3rd novel within the Bess Crawford sequence: A sour fact. As an advantage, you get an excerpt from the fourth Bess Crawford novel, An Unmarked Grave, on sale June five, 2012.

attempting to aid a lady in misery, international battle I nurse and unintended sleuth Bess Crawford learns that no solid deed is going unpunished.

whilst battlefield nurse Bess Crawford returns from France for a well-earned Christmas go away, she unearths a bruised and shivering lady huddled within the doorway of her London place of dwelling. the lady has nowhere to show, and propelled by way of a company feel of accountability, Bess takes her in.

as soon as inside of Bess's flat, the girl unearths quarrel along with her husband erupted into violence, but she desires to go back home—if Bess will pick her to Sussex. understanding that the girl is struggling with a concussion, Bess provides up a couple of beneficial days of depart to trip along with her. yet she quickly discovers that this can be a reliable deed with unforeseeable consequences.

What Bess reveals at Vixen Hill is a home of mourning. The woman's relations has amassed for a memorial provider for the elder son, who died of struggle wounds. Her husband, domestic on compassionate go away, is annoying, stricken by jealousy and his personal accountable conscience.

Then, while a bothered houseguest is located lifeless, Bess herself turns into a first-rate suspect within the case. This homicide will lead her to a perilous quest in war-torn France, an unforeseen best friend, and a startling revelation that places her in jeopardy prior to a vicious killer will be uncovered.

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