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An Impartial Witness It Is Early Summer 1917 Bess Crawford Has Returned To England From The Trenches Of France With A Convoy Of Severely Wounded Men One Of Her Patients Is A Young Pilot Who Has Been Burned Beyond Recognition, And Who Clings To Life And The Photo Of His Wife Pinned To His Tunic.While Passing Through A London Train Station, Bess Notices A Woman Bidding An Emotional Farewell To An Officer, Her Grief Heart Wrenching And Then Bess Realizes That She Seems Familiar In Fact, She S The Woman In The Pilot S Photo, But The Man She Is Seeing Off Is Not Her Husband.Back On Duty In France, Bess Discovers A Newspaper With A Drawing Of The Woman S Face On The Front Page Accompanying The Drawing Is A Plea From Scotland Yard Seeking Information From Anyone Who Has Seen Her For It Appears That The Woman Was Murdered On The Very Day Bess Encountered Her At The Station.Granted Leave To Speak With Scotland Yard, Bess Becomes Entangled In The Case Though An Arrest Is Made, She Must Delve Into The Depths Of Her Very Soul To Decide If The Police Will Hang An Innocent Man Or A Vicious Killer Exposing The Truth Is Dangerous And Will Put Her Own Life On The Line.

About the Author: Charles Todd

Charles Todd is the pen name used by the mother and son writing team, Caroline Todd and Charles Todd Together they write the Ian Rutledge and Bess Crawford Series They have published two standalone mystery novels and many short stories.

10 thoughts on “An Impartial Witness

  1. says:

    I m having a little trouble with the conceit of this series A young woman goes around asking questions that are none of her business of people, who are sometimes hostile to the investigation, who answer those questions even against their own i

  2. says:

    An Impartial Witness is the sequel to A duty to the Dead and I was eager to read this book since this series has become a favorite of mine It s the early summer of 1917 and Bess Crawford is returning home from the trenches of France

  3. says:

    I think Bess and I are going to have to part ways Mysteries were my first love starting with Nancy Drew then the Grande Dame of all, Agatha Christie, as well as Patricia Wentworth and than a few American mystery writers Elizabeth Peters, Margaret Maron, Lo

  4. says:

    An Impartial Witness3.5 StarsCombat nurse Bess Crawford accompanies a convoy of wounded men home to England While passing through a train station on her return to the front, she observes a young woman bidding a tearful farewell to a soldier and recognizes her as t

  5. says:

    I like this series, review lost in Shelfari Import

  6. says:

    I started Maisie Dobbs, but the library I m at the most doesn t have the second book I remembered that Jess had recommended the Bess Crawford books recently, so I picked up the first one.In general, I like historical mysteries, so these two had that going for them from the begi

  7. says:

    I ve been on a historical ish kick for the past few weeks and every non historical book hasn t clicked the best with me But now, I feel as if I can go back to contemporary books This book was a very good sopho in what seems to be an excellent series.I loved the MC, Bess, she was every

  8. says:

    Actually about a 3.5.

  9. says:

    I ve been reading a fair amount about World War I in the past several months, everything from All Quiet on the Western Front to John Keegan s The First World War which I m finding slow going and haven t finished yet I ve also watched some films such as A Farewell to Arms with Gary Cooper and Helen

  10. says:

    I didn t like it, but i didn t hate it either, so I didn t feel able to give it a single star.For me, the problem with this book is that I just didn t care I didn t like any of the characters to the extent that they re even developed , and I didn t care abut the plot, which had nothing new to offer Bess i

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