By Robin Blake
Blake's A darkish Anatomy has been referred to as "impressive" (Publishers Weekly) and "a reliable winner" (Booklist) and Dark Waters, the second one ebook within the Cragg & Fidelis sequence, will go away readers hungry for more
Preston, 1741. The drowning of drunken publican Antony Egan is not any surprise-even if it comes as an uncongenial surprise to coroner Titus Cragg, whose spouse was once the previous man's niece. yet he does his responsibility to the letter, and the inquest's verdict is unintended dying. in the meantime town is agog with hearsay and faction, because the common Election is just every week away and the 2 neighborhood seats are to be contested by means of 4 rival applicants. yet Cragg's shut good friend, Dr. Luke Fidelis, unearths facts to forged doubt at the occasions resulting in Egan's death.
Soon suspicions are extra roused whilst a well-to-do farmer collapses and apparently he used to be on the town on political enterprise. Is there a conspiracy afoot? The Mayor and Council have their very own approach of enforcing order, yet Cragg is decided to not be swayed via their strain. With the aid of Fidelis's clinical ingenuity the genuine criminals are delivered to light.
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Dark Waters (Cragg & Fidelis Mysteries) by Robin Blake