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Saturday, April 13, 2013
No Mark Upon Her - Deborah Crombie
Release Date - February 2013 (Reprint)
Book Review by Bob Walch
Yard superintendent Duncan Kincaid is called upon to head the
investigation of the death of a high ranking detective with the Met.
Rebecca Meredith was not only a member of the police force but also a
highly thought of Olympic rower who was on the comeback trail.
Meredith goes missing during a practice outing, a K9 search and
rescue team is called in and finds the woman’s body in the Thames.
With foul play suspected, Kincaid gets the nod to handle the
the same time, his wife, Detective Inspector Gemma James, is on
another case that soon overlaps her husband’s investigation and
widens what is already an extensive list of suspects.
attempt on the life of the search and rescue team member who found
Meredith’s corpse complicates matters even more and makes this one
of Kincaid’s more puzzling cases. The addition of two police dogs
to this story is not only a nice touch canine fanciers will applaud, but Crombie also ties the two animals nicely into the development of
the plot and the book’s final scenes.
series has received a lot of interest and the number of Deborah
Crombie’s fans has steadily increased because of it. If you
haven’t yet met this Scotland Yard pair, isn’t it about time you