The Dead of Winter

The Dead of Winter

Book - 2009
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A former police investigator tries to solve the murder of his employee, Rosa Novak, following clues through war-torn Europe in 1944, and discovers a connection between the victim, a murdered Parisian furrier, a member of the Resistance, and stolen diamonds.
Publisher: Toronto : Penguin Canada, c2009
ISBN: 9780143171041
0143171046
9780670020935
0670020931
9780143171188
Branch Call Number: FIC MYS
Characteristics: 408 pages ; 23 cm

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StoryAddict
Mar 24, 2019

As a lately only disappointed devotee of procedural series I'd begun to be afraid I'd already read all the good ones, so I was thrilled to discover this author. If one of the genres you like to read is British historical procedural mysteries that also give attention to the emotional and family life of the main characters, I'm sure you'll like this novel. Other reviews hint that not all in the series are of the same quality. If I find that to be the case, I'll update this review.

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johnwilla
Jun 11, 2012

Story maintains suspense throughout and shows how the police move carefully and methodically to find a psychopathic killer. The story succeeds (to me) in convincingly depicting wartime London with a minimum of detail. John Madden does not figure so prominently in this story but his work does the major unraveling of the mystery... great story.

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GingerKaren
Oct 05, 2010

Once again John Madden is involved in a murder case although he has been retired and living in the country for 20 years. This time the victim was someone who was living under his roof and he feels personally responsible in solving the case. While seeking the truth in wartime London, he finds the usual red herrings and people from his past that will eventually crack this case. Rennie Airth has created an intriguing story that brings back old characters and lets the reader catch up on the Madden family as well. Well worth reading!

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