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Author Todd, Charles, author.

Title A test of wills : the first Inspector Rutledge mystery / Charles Todd.

Edition First Harper paperback [edition].
Publication Info. New York : Harper, [2011].
©1996.
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Description 305 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Inspector Ian Rutledge mysteries
Todd, Charles. Inspector Ian Rutledge novels ; 01.
Note Includes a reader's guide with questions for discussion.
Summary "It's 1919, and the 'War to End All Wars' has been won. But there is no peace for Scotland Yard inspector Ian Rutledge, recently returned from the battlefields of France shell-shocked and tormented by the ever-present voice of the young Scot he had executed for refusing an order. Escaping into his work to save his sanity, Rutledge investigates the murder of a popular colonel in Warwickshire and his alleged killer, a decorated war hero and close friend of the Prince of Wales. The case is a political minefield, and its resolution could mean the end of Rutledge's career. Win or lose, the cost may be more than the damaged investigator can bear. For the one witness who can break the case open is, like Rutledge, a war-ravaged victim...and his grim, shattered fate could well prove to be the haunted investigator's own."--P. [4] of cover.
Subject Rutledge, Ian (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans -- England -- Fiction.
Villages -- England -- Warwickshire -- Fiction.
Police -- England -- Warwickshire -- Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Historical fiction.
Warwickshire (England) -- Fiction.
Genre Mystery fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780062091611 (pbk.)
0062091611 (pbk.)
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