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Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries

The Gatekeeper

An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery


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Critical Praise

“Charles Todd (actually a mother-son writing team) pulls off the voice-in-the-head device exquisitely. Moreover, the series is populated with highly nuanced characters, and the historical research is spot on. In “Racing the Devil,” the pacing is compelling.” —Newark Star Ledger

“Inspector Rutledge shares the pantheon with Morse, Rebus, and even Sherlock Holmes-a fascinating, complex, and heartbreaking hero we admire, respect, and cannot forget. Charles Todd’s brilliantly evocative and historically revealing mysteries are top shelf, top drawer, and top of my list.” —Hank Phillippi Ryan, Anthony, Agatha and Mary Higgins Clark award-winning author of Say No More

“Todd writes a rich mystery, but in investigating the murder Rutledge also probes the psychic wounds of the village and tries to minister to the collective survivor guilt of the living. ‘The dead,’ as the voice in his head tells him, ‘still believe it was worth dying for.’” —Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review on Racing the Devil

“Todd’s rich storytelling shines in Racing the Devil, showing an England forever changed by The Great War, yet determined to survive.” —South Florida Sun Sentinel

“A superb entry in a superb series: an exquisite sense of time and place, a satisfying mystery with a breathless conclusion, and above all the complex, haunted, charismatic Inspector Ian Rutledge himself-truly one of crime fiction’s most absorbing characters.” —Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062678737
  • ISBN 10: 0062678736
  • Imprint: William Morrow
  • On Sale: 02/06/2018
  • Pages: 304
  • List Price: 17.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical
  • BISAC2: FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional
  • BISAC3: FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense

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