By Robin Blake
In 1740s England, the roots of evil run deep...
The 12 months is 1740. George II is at the throne, yet England's remoter provinces stay principally a legislations unto themselves. In Lancashire a grim discovery has been made: a squire's spouse, Dolores Brockletower, lies within the woods above her domestic at Garlick corridor, her throat brutally slashed.
Called to the scene, Coroner Titus Cragg unearths the Brockletower family awash with rumor and suspicion. He enlists assistance from his astute younger good friend, health professional Luke Fidelis, to throw gentle at the case.
But this can be a international within which forensic technology is in its infancy, and policing rarely exists. Embarking on their first gripping research, Cragg and Fidelis are confronted with the superstition of witnesses, obstruction by way of neighborhood officers, and denunciations from the squire himself. A darkish Anatomy marks the arriving of a amazing new voice in secret and a couple of detectives either crafty and complex.
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A Dark Anatomy: A Mystery (Cragg & Fidelis Mysteries) by Robin Blake