Our Lady of Pain (Mark Tartaglia Mystery) by Elena Forbes

By Elena Forbes

Detective Inspector Mark Tartaglia and his associate, Detective Sergeant Sam(antha) Donovan, pull a murder in the middle of a wretchedly chilly London iciness. attractive artwork broker Rachel Tenison is located useless in Holland Park, bare, sure, and organized in a ritualistic pose which may be associated with an previous case. Tartaglia and Donovan, each one suffering from their inner most torments (Tartaglia's failed romance and Donovan's assault by way of a perp in a prior homicide), paintings the murders with their motley, quirky staff. Their methodical research, hampered by means of the relentlessly undesirable climate, digs into the darkish underbelly of London's S&M scene. because the case unravels, it really is muddied by way of the messy own lives of some in their colleagues with too-close ties to the sufferer. Forbes attracts her readers in with wealthy surroundings and meticulous element. regardless of a fantastic disagreement and a few free ends which may were tied up, Forbes's sequel to Die with Me will locate lots of enthusiasts who get pleasure from British procedurals

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Globe and Mail “Forbes has the gift of making even minor characters whole human beings . . ” — London Free Press “A classic British police procedural . . ” — National Post “Page-turning and assured . . in the vein of Ruth Rendell and P. D. James . . ” — The Times “Forbes has written an engrossing police procedural that fans of Jill McGown and Ian Rankin will place on their reserve list. ” — Library Journal (starred review) “Forbes clearly has a strong idea about who her characters are and what motivates them .

Title. 92 C2010-906474-7 Cover design: Daniel Cullen Cover image: Hans Neleman © Getty Images We acknowledge for their financial support of our publishing program the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund.

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