The Confession: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery by Charles ToddThe Confession: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery by Charles Todd

The Confession: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery

byCharles Todd

Paperback | November 27, 2012

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“One of the best historical series being written today.”
Washington Post

“Todd once and for all establishes the shell-shocked Rutledge as the genre’s most complex and fascinating detective.”
Entertainment Weekly

The Confession is historical crime fiction at its finest, continuing Charles Todd’s New York Times bestselling mystery series featuring severely damaged British World War I veteran, and yet still astonishingly efficient Scotland Yard inspector, Ian Rutledge. Todd’s troubled investigator wrestles with a startling and dangerous case that reaches far into the past when a false confession from a man who is not who he claims to be leads to a brutal murder. The Confession is a must-read for every fan of Elizabeth George, Martha Grimes, P.D. James, Ruth Rendell, and Jacqueline Winspear, as post-war London’s best detective finds himself ensnared in a dark and deadly investigation that unearths shocking small town secrets dating back more than a century.

Charles Todd is the author of the Inspector Ian Rutledge mysteries, the Bess Crawford mysteries, and two stand-alone novels. A mother and son writing team, they live in Delaware and North Carolina.
Title:The Confession: An Inspector Ian Rutledge MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.83 inPublished:November 27, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062015672

ISBN - 13:9780062015679


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved this Todd's mysteries are always exciting to read. I equate Ian Rutledge with the main detective in the British series Foyles War.
Date published: 2017-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Continues to deliver The plots keep getting better and better - don't know what I'll do when I've read them all....Charles Todd's characters are very well developed and the plots are mesmerizing. Insp. Rutledge works hard to determine if the dead man did, indeed, kill as he confessed.
Date published: 2016-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful mystery Loved this the vein of Agatha Christie!!!!!
Date published: 2014-10-09

Editorial Reviews

“Todd’s intriguing revenge tale will keep the reader turning the pages, but the main draw remains Rutledge, the relentless inspector haunted by the voice of a Scotsman he executed on the battlefield for disobeying an order. Highly recommended for all aficionados of British postwar historical mysteries.”