River Of Darkness Book 1

Paperback | June 30, 2009

byRennie Airth

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As rural England emerges from World War I, a vicious attack on a household leaves five butchered bodies and no explanation for the killings. Scotland Yard sends Inspector John Madden, still recovering from his own harrowing war experience and from the deaths of his family. The locals dismiss the slaughter as a robbery, but Madden detects the signs of a madman at work.

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As rural England emerges from World War I, a vicious attack on a household leaves five butchered bodies and no explanation for the killings. Scotland Yard sends Inspector John Madden, still recovering from his own harrowing war experience and from the deaths of his family. The locals dismiss the slaughter as a robbery, but Madden detec...

RENNIE AIRTH was born in South Africa and worked as a foreign correspondent for Reuters before becoming a novelist. He is the author of two other John Madden mysteries, River of Darkness —a finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Novel and a Macavity Award for Best Mystery, and a New York Times Notable Book—and The Blood-Dimmed Tid...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 7.75 × 5.07 × 0.81 inPublished:June 30, 2009Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143171003

ISBN - 13:9780143171003

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great mystery While the horrors of the Great War are still alive in the minds of the men that returned, John Madden is trying to find his place again in the world. Soon he finds himself face to face with true evil - a serial killer that has no conscience and is ready to strike again at any moment.
Date published: 2013-07-09