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Death In the Valley Of Shadows (John Rawlings #9)

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Preparing to become a father for the very first time, Apothecary John Rawlings leaves the heavily pregnant Emilia occupied with maternal matters and turns his attention to his business, rather neglected of late. Working in the shop one early afternoon, John is taken aback when a middle-aged stranger rushes in through the door looking panic-stricken. The man is not seeking ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published November 10th 2003 by Allison & Busby
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First Sentence: What a morning it had been.

Apothecary John Rawlings is surprised when a man, Aidan Fenchurch, runs into his shop asking to be hidden from his former mistress. Once the very unpleasant woman is gone, Fenchurch is pleased to hear John also assists Sir John Fielding, magistrate of Bow Street and asks that John keep a document accusing the woman should he suddenly die. Fenchurch is murdered on his doorstep that night but his is only the first of many deaths with each new suspect dyin
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A pseudonym used by Dinah Lampitt

Deryn Lake is the pseudonym of a well-known historical novelist who joined the popular ranks of historical detective writers with her gripping John Rawlings Mysteries, Death in the Dark Walk, Death at the Devil's Tavern, Death on the Romney Marsh, Death in the Peerless Pool and Death at Apothecaries' Hall. Deryn Lake lives near Hastings, East Sussex
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Death in the Dark Walk (John Rawlings, #1) Death at Apothecaries' Hall (John Rawlings, #6) Death at St. James's Palace (John Rawlings, #8) Death and the Cornish Fiddler (John Rawlings, #11) Death at the Beggar's Opera (John Rawlings, #2)

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