Hunting Shadows: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries)

Hunting Shadows: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries)

Charles Todd


A harmful case with ties best again to the battlefields of worldwide warfare I dredges up darkish thoughts for Scotland backyard Inspector Ian Rutledge in Hunting Shadows, a gripping and atmospheric old secret set in Nineteen Twenties England, from acclaimed New York Times bestselling writer Charles Todd.

A society marriage ceremony at Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire turns into a criminal offense scene while a guy is murdered. After one other physique is located, the baffled neighborhood constabulary turns to Scotland backyard. even though the second one crime had a witness, her description of the killer is so unusual its unbelievable.

Despite his adventure, Inspector Ian Rutledge has few solutions of his personal. The sufferers are so diverse that there's no rhyme or cause to their deaths. not anything logically turns out to attach them—except the killer. because the research widens, a transparent suspect emerges. yet for Rutledge, the proof nonetheless don’t upload up, leaving him to question his personal judgment.

In going over the main points of the case, Rutledge is reminded of a gloomy episode he witnessed within the warfare. whereas the reminiscence may lead him to the reality, it additionally increases a prickly problem. to forestall a assassin, will the moral detective decide to stick with the letter—or the spirit—of the law?

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