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The Confession (2012)

by Charles Todd

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Series: Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries (14)

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This isn't so much a review as a plea to those of you picking up this book to read as an intro to the series. DON'T!! Please do yourself a favor and go to the library or Amazon and get a copy of the first book, A Test of Wills. Some series are fairly stand alone....this one is not.

That said, :-) I enjoyed this one immensely. Lots of back and forth, more fleshing out of Ian, more views of his relationship with Frances, lots of quips and witty dialogue. Good read ( )
  MommaTracey | Jul 24, 2017 |
One of the best ones so far. ( )
  crazeedi73 | Jul 22, 2017 |
Complex, interesting and compelling reading. WW1 and its aftermath provide the Todds with a rich vein of history that they mine well. Much angst and suffering are dredged from the Great War survivors before Rutledge sort the pieces and resolves past and current puzzles. ( )
  jamespurcell | Jul 2, 2017 |
I liked this better than many of the previous books in the series. Less Hamish is a good thing for me. ( )
  laurenbufferd | Nov 14, 2016 |
A man presents himself to Scotland Yard and confesses to a crime he says he committed. He then disappears and turns up murdered.
Rutledge, accompanied by his "passenger", Hamish, the voice of a fellow soldier, for hose death he is responsible, investigate a very closed, angry community. possibly involved in smuggling, but possibly involved in very much more. Absolutely everyone has something to hide.
The story is solidly written, but I didn't find it as interesting as former books in the series. ( )
  quiBee | Jan 21, 2016 |
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Charles Toddprimary authorall editionscalculated
Desoille, MartineTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Prebble, SimonNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Troubled Scotland Yard inspector Ian Rutledge wrestles with a startling and dangerous case that reaches far into the past when a false confession from a man who is not who he claims to be leads to a brutal murder.

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