Before the Poison

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Hodder & Stoughton, 2011 - Composers - 448 pages
15 Reviews

Through years of success in Hollywood composing music for Oscar-winning films, Chris Lowndes always imagined he would come full circle, home to Yorkshire with his beloved wife Laura.

Now he's back in the Yorkshire Dales, but Laura is dead, and Chris needs to make a new life for himself. The isolated house he buys sight unseen should give him the space to come to terms with his grief and the quiet to allow him to work.

Kilnsgate House turns out to be rather more than he expected, however. A man died there, sixty years ago. His wife was convicted of murder. And something is pulling Chris deeper and deeper into the story of Grace Elizabeth Fox, who was hanged by the neck until she was dead . . .

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User Review  - Sunnie - Goodreads

Can sum this book succinctly. TMI. Short on plot way too long on description and minutae. Robinson is best known for his Inspector Banks series and perhaps he should stick to those. In this standalone ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dana Stabenow - Goodreads

In England in 1953 Grace Fox is hung for poisoning her husband. In 2010 Hollywood composer Chris Lowndes returns to his Yorkshire birthplace and buys a house in Swaledale which once belonged to Grace ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Peter Robinson grew up in Yorkshire, and now divides his time between Richmond and Canada. There are nineteen books in the bestselling Inspector Banks series - the critically acclaimed crime novels have won numerous awards and are published in translation all over the world. Peter keeps a website at www.inspectorbanks.com.

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