The Confession

An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery

by Charles Todd

The Confession

Hardcover, 344 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $25.99 | purchase


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Book Summary

Scotland Yard's Inspector Ian Rutledge investigates the sudden death of a man who recently confessed to having murdered his cousin years ago.

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Critics' Lists: Summer 2012

5 New Mysteries Return To The Scene Of The Crime

One of these days, Charles Todd should take a break from writing mysteries and pen an advice book for warring parents and their adult children. That's because Todd, as "his" fans know, is the pseudonym for an American mother-and-son writing team that has churned out 13 mysteries featuring Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge, a battle-scarred veteran of World War I.

What's more improbable than the collaboration is how consistently clever and atmospheric the Ian Rutledge novels are.

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