By Charles Todd
Scotland Yard’s Ian Rutledge reveals himself stuck in a twisted internet of vengeance, previous grievances, and secrets and techniques that lead again to global conflict I within the 19th installment of the acclaimed bestselling series.
On the eve of the bloody conflict of the Somme, a gaggle of English officials having a final drink ahead of returning to front make a promise to one another: in the event that they live to tell the tale the conflict ahead—and make it during the war—they will meet in Paris a 12 months after the battling ends. they'll have fun their success through racing motorized vehicles they beg, borrow, or personal from Paris to Nice.
In November 1919, the officials all meet as deliberate, and although their motor vehicles will not be designed for racing, they set out for great. yet a significant mishap mars the reunion. within the mountains simply north in their vacation spot, cars are approximately run off the line, and one guy is wrongly injured. not anyone knows—or will admit to knowing—which motive force was once on the wheel of the rogue motorcar.
Back in England three hundred and sixty five days later, in the course of a heavy rainstorm, a motive force loses regulate on a twisting highway and is killed within the crash. used to be it an coincidence as a result harmful stipulations? Or premeditated homicide? Is the crash attached not directly to the unlucky occasions within the mountains above great the yr prior to? The useless motive force wasn’t in France—although the motorized vehicle he drove used to be. If it was once foul play, was once it a case of flawed identification? Or was once the useless guy the meant sufferer after all?
Investigating this confusing case, Scotland backyard Inspector Ian Rutledge discovers that actually elusive—and that the villages at the South Downs, the place the twist of fate occurred, are adept at conserving secrets and techniques, difficult his seek. made up our minds to stay within the shadows this faceless killer is keen to strike back to forestall Rutledge from discovering him. This time, the sufferer he chooses is a baby, and it'll take all of Rutledge’s ability to prevent him earlier than an blameless younger lifestyles is sacrificed.
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Racing the Devil: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries) by Charles Todd