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Jun 30, 2017 Judy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery
This is the fifth book in the Inspector Ian Rutledge series and set in England in 1919. Inspector Rutledge is recovering from a wound he got on the last case he worked. He is also still recovering from the aftereffects of his four years of fighting in World War I. He has been called out to the town of Osterley where the Catholic priest has been murdered. The local constabulary are looking outside the community for the culprit as they don't want to believe that one of their own would commit this ...more
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Jan 04, 2009 Jan C rated it really liked it
Recommended to Jan C by: People suffering from PTSD
Shelves: mystery, england
This took me a little while to get into.

A guy is dying, he is not Catholic - why does he ask for a priest, in addition to his vicar? Then the priest is murdered in his study. But the local police believe it was a burglary. And pick up a Strong Man. The bishop asks for someone from Scotland Yard to look in, our man Rutledge. He doesn't believe it was a burglary.

Rutledge subsequently finds out that the priest was obsessed with the sinking of the Titanic seven years before. And there is a survivo
Aug 14, 2010 Lynne rated it it was ok
Shelves: mystery
At some point he has to lose the Scotsman in his head. It gets old, which is too bad because I just bought the whole series.
Once again - each book in this series just gets better and better. They ended this book with a cliff hanger, as well, so I can't wait to get the next book!
Oct 13, 2008 RuthG rated it really liked it
Shelves: mysteries
Like the other titles in this series, the plot is complex and the detective is constantly dealing with his shell-shock while trying to work. The characters are well defined and their motivations are not always clear. The solution to this mystery was far from obvious.
Apr 07, 2010 Karen rated it liked it
Shelves: mysteries
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Shelves: mystery
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