An Unwilling Accomplice

Audio Book (CD) | August 12, 2014

byCharles Todd

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World War I Battlefieldnurse Bess Crawford's career is in jeopardy when a murder is committed on herwatch, in this absorbing and atmospheric historical mystery from New YorkTimes bestselling author Charles Todd.

Home on leave, BessCrawford is asked to accompany a wounded soldier confined to a wheelchair toBuckingham Palace, where he's to be decorated by the king. The next morning,when Bess goes to collect Wilkins, he has vanished. Both the Army and thenursing service hold Bess negligent for losing the war hero, and there will bean inquiry.

Then comes disturbingword from the Shropshire police, complicating the already difficult situation:Wilkins has been spotted, and he's killed a man. If Bess is to save her ownreputation, she must find Wilkins and uncover the truth. But the elusive soldierhas disappeared again, and even the Shropshire police have lost him. Suddenly,the moral implications of what has happened-that a patient in her charge hascommitted murder-become more important to Bess than her own future. She's goingto solve this mysterious puzzle, but righting an injustice and saving her honormay just cost Bess her life.

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World War I Battlefieldnurse Bess Crawford's career is in jeopardy when a murder is committed on herwatch, in this absorbing and atmospheric historical mystery from New YorkTimes bestselling author Charles Todd.Home on leave, BessCrawford is asked to accompany a wounded soldier confined to a wheelchair toBuckingham Palace, where he's t...

Charles and Caroline Todd, a mother-son writing team, are the New York Times bestselling authors of the Inspector Ian Rutledge mysteries, the Bess Crawford mysteries, and two stand-alone novels. They live in Delaware and North Carolina, respectively.  Reader Bio:Rosalyn Landor has worked as an actor since the age of seven, both in Euro...

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Format:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:5.7 × 5.2 × 1 inPublished:August 12, 2014Publisher:Blackstone AudioLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1483005720

ISBN - 13:9781483005720

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“Absorbing…As usual, Todd (the mother-son writing team of Caroline and Charles Todd) effectively depicts the psychological effects of war.”--Publishers Weekly

“Todd has a sharp eye for scene and character, and he surrounds his leading lady with a lively cast.”--Washington Times, praise for the author