Written by Imogen Robertson

Review written by Helen Bettinson

After a career in TV production Helen Bettinson recently ditched a long commute around the M25 in order to concentrate on reading, and perhaps even writing, crime fiction.

RRP: £12.99
Released: 14th April 2011

Harriet Westerman and Gabriel Crowther are not your average sleuths. She, the unconventional and feisty widow of a Navy captain, and he, the misanthropic aristocrat with the shady background, nonetheless form an entertaining, if unlikely, pairing in this diverting historical whodunit.

In their third literary outing author Imogen Robertson plucks the friends from the gentility of their Sussex homes and deposits them on the stony shores of Derwent Water in Cumbria.  At Silverside Hall their scientific rationalism comes up hard against the myths and legends of an older, pagan order, albeit one overlaid with the disturbances and tragedies of a more recent past.  For though the novel is set in the 1780s the crimes it describes were committed forty years earlier – sparked by failed Jacobite uprisings and the commercial ambitions of  local gentry.

So what draws Westerman and Crowther so far from the comforts of home?  Why should they care about the identities of a decades-old skeleton and his murderer?  The answer lies in the twisted family background of the enigmatic Gabriel Crowther, finally unmasked as the real Lord Keswick on whose former estate the body is discovered.

Robertson skilfully interweaves heavyweight social and political themes with Crowther’s journey of familial redemption. Meanwhile her minor characters participate in a variety of intriguing subplots that stretch, not improbably, from the prehistoric ruins of the locality to the duelling clubs and gambling houses of Central Europe.   A well-researched and executed treat for lovers of the historical genre.


abortion pills website abortion pill buy online
buy viagra canada using levitra and viagra together generic viagra cipla
read buy viagra no rx canada which is better chalis or viagra
buy viagra online canada online viagra size
read here infidelity cheaters
open infidelity signs online affair
what makes a husband cheat why women cheat with married men what causes women to cheat
married looking to cheat women who cheat on husband link
why women cheat in relationships married men and affairs click here
android text monitoring app the best spy app for android free spyware android phone
i cheated on my husband with his best friend link is it my fault my husband cheated
letter to husband who cheated why men cheat on beautiful women
i told my husband i cheated read i want my husband to cheat
i cheated on my husband and got pregnant should i cheat on my husband
my husband cheated again click my husband cheats
my wife cheated on me now what do i do link your wife cheated on you
my husband cheated women cheat on their husbands
why do men have affairs affair dating sites cheaters
why do wife cheat all wives cheat
wife adult stories open adult stories choose your own adventure
abortion in islam cheap abortions
ciprofloxacin 500 mg tablets ciprofloxacin hcl 500 mg ciprofloxacin hcl uses
temovate tube link furosemide 40mg
discount prescriptions coupons lilly cialis coupon discount card for prescription drugs
different types of abortion site coupons discounts
coupon for bystolic forest patient assistance
bystolic coupons for free click forest laboratories patient assistance
sumatriptan migraine headache sumatriptan migraine headache sumatriptan migraine headache
diabetes mellitus treatment click 10mg cialis dosage
cialis coupon codes discount discount cialis generic cialis source
cialis savings and coupons link free cialis coupon 2016
augmentin pret augmentin bis augmentin 375
risperdal eureka risperdal eureka
abortion clinics pictures of abortions abortion pill procedure
grocery discount coupons define abortion
prescriptions coupons coupon
in clinic abortion pill types of abortion pill abortion pill cons
prescriptions coupons prescriptions coupons cialis free sample coupons
post abortion pill abortion pill side effects when can you get an abortion pill
when can you get an abortion pill 2nd trimester abortion pill abortion pill
online coupons sites coupon promo codes website for coupons
clomid cycle clomid cycle clomid testosterone
addiyan chuk chuk addiyar newspaper
discount coupons for prescriptions cialis manufacturer coupon 2016
electric vacuum aspiration information abortion where can i have an abortion
lilly cialis coupons cialis coupon codes
abortion pill costs information about abortion pill abortion pill recovery
amoxicillin dermani haqqinda amoxicillin amoxicillin 500 mg
cialis cialis pris
buy abortion pill abortion pill is wrong
priligy thailand priligy resepti priligy apteekki
amoxicillin 1000 mg amoxicillin amoxicillin antibiyotik fiyat
viagra viagra wiki viagra online
amoxicillin nedir amoxicillin al 1000
withdrawal from naltrexone vivitrol side effects naltrexone pharmacy
shot for alcohol cravings natural naltrexone naltrxone

Book Reviews
About Us
Contact Us

Privacy Policy | Contact Shots Editor