When a body is found floating in the Thames river lock one damp and dreary morning, Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and Sergeant Gemma James are summoned from Scotland Yard to the Chiltern Hills outside London. The dead man is Connor Swann, son-in-law of London's most renowned opera personalities. And prints on his neck suggest that Swann was strangled. As Duncan and Gemma explore the quiet woods above the Thames and the flamboyant world of London opera in search of answers, they discover a tangled web of family secrets and hidden emotions. And when Duncan finds himself dangerously drawn to a suspect, he and Gemma must sort out their complicated feelings for one another...
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Deborah Crombie was born and educated in Texas. After living in both England and Scotland, she wrote her first Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James novel. She has since been nominated for the Agatha, Macavity and Edgar Awards and is published across the world. Deborah lives with her family in a small North Texas town and frequently visits the UK. Leave the Grave Green is her third novel in her Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James series.From AudioFile:
In the third in Crombie's Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James series, the Scotland Yard detectives are called in to investigate when a body is found floating in a Thames River lock. Before long, the two find themselves untangling a complicated web of family lies and deception. Thanks to narrator Michael Deehy's layered performance, listeners feel Kincaid and James's attraction to one another yet understand their reluctance to complicate their working lives by allowing it to surface. Deehy's secondary characters are multidimensional and intriguing, especially when Kincaid finds himself inexplicably drawn to the victim's estranged wife. Crombie's insightful writing and an engrossing reading by Deehy make this haunting whodunit well worth hearing. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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Buchbeschreibung Pan, 1996. Paperback. | A Format (Approx. 7" x 4¼"). | For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the rustic nirvana of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Good. An acceptable reading copy with clear signs of previous ownership and shelf wear. Artikel-Nr. 118004