Charles Todd: The A CASUALTY OF WAR Interview Oct13

Charles Todd: The A CASUALTY OF WAR Interview

A Casualty Of War Bess Crawford Book 9 Charles Todd William Morrow September 26th, 2017 A Casualty Of War by Charles Todd is a winner. This Bess Crawford mystery has the war coming to a close. The story explores the impact World War I had on all who witnessed it: officers, soldiers, doctors, and battlefield nurses. Fans of Bess will not be disappointed as she is still as independent, steadfast, intelligent, and resilient as ever. Per usual she seeks justice and works within societal norms where readers are able to absorb events that are researched and steeped in time and place. In this novel Bess becomes the champion of Captain Alan Travis....

Charles Todd’s A CASUALTY OF WAR is this week’s giveaway Oct06

Charles Todd’s A CASUALTY OF WAR is this wee...

This week,  CrimeSpree and  Friday Reads Facebook page, are giving away copies of A CASUALTY OF WAR by Charles Todd From New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd comes a haunting tale that explores the impact of World War I on all who witnessed it—officers, soldiers, doctors, and battlefield nurses like Bess Crawford Though the Great War is nearing its end, the fighting rages on. While waiting for transport back to her post, battlefield nurse Bess Crawford meets Captain Alan Travis from the island of Barbados. Later, when he’s brought into her forward aid station disoriented from a head wound, Bess is alarmed that he believes his...

Charles Todd’s RACING THE DEVIL Reviewed

RACING THE DEVIL Charles Todd Ian Rutledge Book 19 William Morrow February 14th, 2017 Racing The Devil by Charles Todd is a vintage novel. This mother/son team returns to the scenario that made them so well read. They have an action packed plot with characters that are intensely well liked or disliked. As in all their books many of the characters bear the internal and external scars of the War. World War I becomes a reality with its impact on the English society at large. The setting places a prominent role in the book because it adds to the powerful plot. The Todds noted, “We wanted to write a story around this setting. As we came up with...

Charles Todd’s THE SHATTERED TREE Reviewed

The Shattered Tree Charles Todd William Morrow Aug 30th, 2016 The Shattered Tree by Charles Todd reunites nurse Bess Crawford with Captain Barkley, an old acquaintance from a previous book. As with all their books the riveting mystery is combined with facts surrounding World War I. It is almost as if the Great War has become a secondary character within the plots. Readers will enjoy learning and comparing what happened during the World War to the modern warfare of today. In this story Bess does not have the support groups of the past: Her parents, her landlady, and for the most part Simon only make a cameo appearance. Not only must she work...

Charles Todd’s NO SHRED OF EVIDENCE Reviewed

No Shred Of Evidence Charles Todd William Morrow Feb. 16th, 2016 No Shred Of Evidence by Charles Todd is a story centered around Scotland Yard Detective Ian Rutledge. This story is definitely plot driven plunging Rutledge into the world of upper class societal families. With vivid depictions of England during the 1920’s readers will feel as if they are taken back in time. The basic premise of the plot has the entire “murder case” resting upon one eyewitness statement. It becomes a “he said, she said” story when Bradford Trevose accuses four women of murder. They vehemently deny the accusation, insisting that they attempted to rescue a man...