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The Resource Racing the devil : an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery, Charles Todd

Racing the devil : an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery, Charles Todd

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Racing the devil : an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery
Title
Racing the devil
Title remainder
an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery
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Charles Todd
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Language
eng
Summary
"Scotland Yard's Ian Rutledge finds himself caught in a twisted web of vengeance, old grievances, and secrets that lead back to World War I in the nineteenth installment of the acclaimed bestselling series. On the eve of the bloody Battle of the Somme, a group of English officers having a last drink before returning to the Front make a promise to each other: if they survive the battle ahead--and make it through the war--they will meet in Paris a year after the fighting ends. They will celebrate their good fortune by racing motorcars they beg, borrow, or own from Paris to Nice. In November 1919, the officers all meet as planned, and though their motorcars are not designed for racing, they set out for Nice. But a serious mishap mars the reunion. In the mountains just north of their destination, two vehicles are nearly run off the road, and one man is badly injured. No one knows--or will admit to knowing--which driver was at the wheel of the rogue motorcar. Back in England one year later, during a heavy rainstorm, a driver loses control on a twisting road and is killed in the crash. Was it an accident due to the hazardous conditions? Or premeditated murder? Is the crash connected in some way to the unfortunate events in the mountains above Nice the year before? The dead driver wasn't in France--although the motorcar he drove was. If it was foul play, was it a case of mistaken identity? Or was the dead man the intended victim after all? Investigating this perplexing case, Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge discovers that the truth is elusive--and that the villages on the South Downs, where the accident happened, are adept at keeping secrets, frustrating his search. Determined to remain in the shadows this faceless killer is willing to strike again to stop Rutledge from finding him. This time, the victim he chooses is a child, and it will take all of Rutledge's skill to stop him before an innocent young life is sacrificed"--
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Todd, Charles
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
The Ian Rutledge mysteries
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  • Rutledge, Ian (Fictitious character)
  • Murder
  • Police
  • Traffic accidents
  • Traffic accidents
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Racing the devil : an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery, Charles Todd
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
ocn950955097
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780062386212
Lccn
2016056530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
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  • BK0018885980
  • (OCoLC)950955097
Label
Racing the devil : an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery, Charles Todd
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn950955097
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780062386212
Lccn
2016056530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • BK0018885980
  • (OCoLC)950955097

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