No Known Grave by Maureen JenningsNo Known Grave by Maureen Jennings

No Known Grave

byMaureen Jennings

Paperback | May 10, 2016

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From the well-known author whose books inspired the wildly popular Murdoch Mysteries TV series, comes the third WWII-era DI Tom Tyler mystery; for fans of Foyle's War, wartime dramas, and, of course, Maureen Jennings!
     It's summer, 1942, and after a tough couple of years, DI Tom Tyler is making a fresh start in Ludlow, Shropshire. On the outskirts of town, St. Anne's Convalescent Hospital, staffed by nursing sisters who are Anglican nuns, has been established in an old manor house to help victims of the war to recover. After a horrifying double murder is discovered on the grounds, Tyler must figure out how the crime could have occurred in such a secluded and presumably impenetrable place, where most of the patients are unable to walk or are blind, or both, not to mention deeply traumatized.
     To add to the puzzle, Tyler begins almost immediately to receive mysterious letters recounting terrible crimes far away. He realizes that he is not only seeking the murderer, but that the horrors of the war are closing in on this place that was meant to be a refuge.
     Maureen Jennings, beloved author of the Murdoch novels that inspired the popular TV series (known as The Artful Detective in the US), surpasses herself in this vivid portrayal of wartime Britain, brilliantly blending a classic murder mystery with a deeply human story of how the effects of war live on far from the fields of battle.
Born in England, MAUREEN JENNINGS emigrated to Canada as a teenager. The first Detective Murdoch mystery was published in 1997. Six more followed, all to enthusiastic reviews. In 2003, Shaftesbury Films adapted three of the novels into movies of the week, and four years later the Murdoch Mysteries TV series was created; it is now shown...
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Title:No Known GraveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8 × 5.2 × 0.9 inPublished:May 10, 2016Publisher:McClelland & StewartLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0771043465

ISBN - 13:9780771043468

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from No known grave Great Read!
Date published: 2015-02-25

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Maureen Jennings's Detective Inspector Tom Tyler series:
 • "Amazingly vivid and terribly real." New York Times Book Review
 • "Another winner for Jennings. Fans of the Foyle's War TV series should rejoice." Globe and Mail
 • "An extraordinary piece of storytelling." Hamilton Spectator
 • "Will appeal to the many readers who remain fascinated by the war that did indeed change the world." Washington Times