The Quality of Mercy

by David Roberts | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 1845293169 Global Overview for this book
Registered by MrsDanvers of Aldeburgh, Suffolk United Kingdom on 5/11/2013
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Journal Entry 1 by MrsDanvers from Aldeburgh, Suffolk United Kingdom on Saturday, May 11, 2013
Entertaining period crime mysteries elevated by the historical detail.

Book Description: When the Nazis seize Austria in March 1938, Verity Browne - the "New Gazette's" correspondent in Vienna - is one of the first to be deported as a well-known anti-Fascist. Before she leaves, she is able to arrange for a young Jew, Georg Dreiser, to escape to England, but where he expects to find safety, he finds danger and sudden death. Lord Edward Corinth also finds death where it is least expected, in the grounds of Lord Montbatten's country house, Broadlands. There to meet his friend the Maharaja of Batiala, Edward's nephew Frank stumbles on a corpse. The police are satisfied that the man, identified as Peter Gray, a painter of some repute, died of natural cause but his niece, Vera, persuades Edward that all is not as it seems. Between them, Edward and Verity investigate two murders and Verity's eyes are opened to what has been obvious to all their friends, that Edward is the man she loves and that her destiny is to be his partner in life as well as in crime.

Journal Entry 2 by MrsDanvers at CoffeeLink, Neptune Marina in Ipswich, Suffolk United Kingdom on Saturday, May 11, 2013

Released 9 yrs ago (5/11/2013 UTC) at CoffeeLink, Neptune Marina in Ipswich, Suffolk United Kingdom

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Journal Entry 3 by Adibenga at Ipswich, Suffolk United Kingdom on Sunday, August 17, 2014
Picked up yesterday at Coffee Link. Am going away for a few days in a fortnight, so will take it with me to read and continue its journey.

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