By David Dickinson
Compliment for the Lord Powerscourt sequence:
“Excellent.”—Publishers Weekly (starred evaluate)
“Dickinson textures his canvas with old element as thick because the oil paint on one among his favourite work by way of Turner.”—Kirkus Reviews
1905. A pilgrim is killed in Le Puy-en-Velay, France, and Lord Francis Powerscourt is summoned to enquire. extra deaths plague pilgrims touring to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, earlier than Powerscourt solves the murders.
David Dickinson has an honors measure in classics from Cambridge. he's a BBC editor and the writer of 8 mysteries within the Lord Powerscourt sequence. He lives in Barnes, West London, uk.
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It couldn’t have been DCI Birch. ’ The Chief Constable and Uckfield’s father-in-law. Given what Uckfield had just said about Owen’s European environmental project Horton had wondered if it might have been Europol. ’ Horton exclaimed. ‘She’s the woman Knowles mentioned on Owen Carlsson’s answer machine. ’ 52 Pauline Rowson ‘Yeah. She’s an adviser to the European Commission Environment Directorate, and she was getting increasingly worried when this Knowles bloke said he had been trying to get hold of Owen Carlsson since Monday morning without any joy.
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He turned back and saw the flame coming through the door. The room was filling with thick black smoke and he could hardly breathe. Thea looked as though she was going to pass out and there was no sound or movement from the cat. They had no choice. ‘Out,’ he commanded, quickly clearing the jagged glass from the window with the towel wrapped around his hands. ’ ‘I can’t––’ He scooped her up, momentarily surprised at just how thin she was, plonked her on the window ledge, grabbed Bengal and pushed Thea out.
Death of a Pilgrim (Lord Francis Powerscourt, Book 8) by David Dickinson