By Charles Todd
From New York Times bestselling writer Charles Todd comes a haunting story that explores the effect of worldwide conflict I on all who witnessed it—officers, squaddies, medical professionals, and battlefield nurses like Bess Crawford.
Though the good battle is nearing its finish, the battling rages on. whereas awaiting shipping again to her publish, Bess Crawford meets Captain Alan Travis from the island of Barbados. Later, while he’s introduced into her ahead relief station disoriented from a head wound, Bess is alarmed that he believes his far away English cousin, Lieutenant James Travis, shot him. Then the Captain is introduced again to the help station with a extra serious wound, once again angrily denouncing the Lieutenant as a killer. but if it seems that James Travis couldn’t have shot him, the Captain’s sanity is wondered. nonetheless, Bess wonders how such an skilled officer might be so unsuitable.
On depart in England, Bess unearths the Captain strapped to his mattress in a health center for mind accidents. Horrified by means of his situation, Bess and Sergeant significant Simon Brandon commute to James Travis’s domestic in Suffolk, to profit extra concerning the baffling dating among those cousins.
Her seek will lead this clever, able, and compassionate younger girl into unforeseen probability, and convey her nose to nose with the seen and invisible wounds of conflict that now not even the much-longed for peace can heal.
Read or Download A Casualty of War: A Bess Crawford Mystery (Bess Crawford Mysteries) PDF
Similar historical mysteries books
Firenze, 1494. Donato Bramante è folle di dolore: il suo miglior amico, Pico della Mirandola, è stato misteriosamente ucciso. Nel tentativo di scoprire l'autore del delitto, Bramante raccoglie due singolari oggetti abbandonati accanto al cadavere: un anello che custodisce una striscia di carta, vergata con caratteri ebraici, e una copia della Divina Commedia, dentro los angeles quale sono kingdom cucite alcune pagine, anch'esse in ebraico.
A “thrilling” historic secret approximately impoverished British aristocrats from the recent York Times–bestselling writer of the nice Earth (Boston Herald). Sir Richard Sedgeley and woman Mary are broke and with no an inheritor to the citadel that’s been of their kinfolk for hundreds of years. travelers are rare, and the deals they’ve got will not be ones they could stay with: a state-run legal or a museum in the USA.
Within the outdated West, Lobo Blacke and Quinn Booker confront a killer potion, and a fugitive bent on payback. within the Wyoming Territory city of Le 4, Lobo Blacke was once a mythical lawman, till the day an ambush left him limited to a wheelchair. Now he runs a newspaper with onetime New Yorker Booker Quinn, who additionally helped pen the nice man's memoirs.
The key Bureau (1849) is the 1st quantity in a chain of 4 that tells the tale of the Hulet family members which, for generations, has headed the government's undercover agent community, the key Bureau, that intercepts and opens all deepest mail. It follows the bold Henri Hulet as he attempts to prevent the deadly future marked out for him, then switches to the creative Gregorio Matiphous, as he makes an attempt to thwart the diabolical schemes of the villainous Marquis de Samaniego, chief of the mysterious Sleepers' membership.
- Trade Secrets: A mystery set in Ancient Rome (A Marcus Corvinus mystery)
- Death and the Black Pyramid (John Rawlings, Apothecary)
- Roma Aeterna: The Fifth Art West Adventure
- El secreto de Vesalio (Spanish Edition)
Additional resources for A Casualty of War: A Bess Crawford Mystery (Bess Crawford Mysteries)
A Casualty of War: A Bess Crawford Mystery (Bess Crawford Mysteries) by Charles Todd