The Resource Legacy of the dead, Charles Todd

Legacy of the dead, Charles Todd

Label
Legacy of the dead
Title
Legacy of the dead
Statement of responsibility
Charles Todd
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rutledge's superior dispatches him to Durham to question the mother of a missing young woman. The weathered remains found on a windswept Scottish mountainside may be those of Eleanor Gray, but the imperious Lady Maude Gray will have to be handled delicately. This is not the only ground that Rutledge must tread carefully. The case will more than likely lead him on to Scotland, where many of Rutledge's ghosts rest uneasily. Scotland was the homeland of many of the soldiers Rutledge led into battle--and, for far too many of them, to their deaths. And of Corporal Hamish MacLeod, the Highlander he shot for breaking on the battlefield. It is Hamish's voice, caustic and accusing, that haunts his waking moments and assesses his every action. Rutledge knows that in the Scottish countryside he will hear echoes of that condemning voice everywhere he turns. But he cannot know what else he will encounter as he follows the trail of Eleanor Grey's last movements. In the village of Duncarrick he will find a young mother who has been destroyed by a malicious campaign of gossip carried by anonymous letters. Now Fiona MacDonald stands accused of murdering the woman on that rugged mountain--and of taking the child of her victim to raise as her own. Rutledge owes this woman a terrible debt, driving him on a harrowing journey to find the truth--leading him back through the fires of his past, and into secrets that still have the power to kill
Member of
Summary
The carnage of World War I comes back to haunt Ian Rutledge when he discovers that the prime suspect in the murder he is investigating is the grieving fiancâee of a young Scot whom he was forced to execute unwillingly on the battlefield
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Mysteries, 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
059405
Cataloging source
DLC
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Todd, Charles
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Inspector Ian Rutledge mysteries
Series volume
0004
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  • Rutledge, Ian (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Detectives
  • Scotland
Target audience
adult
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an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery
Label
Legacy of the dead, Charles Todd
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9780553583151
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Legacy of the dead, Charles Todd
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9780553583151
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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