At Death's Door

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Dell Pub., Sep 3, 1989 - Fiction - 181 pages
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Benedict Cotteral, an elderly writer, living out his last days at his son's home, receives a visit from his long-forgotten illegitimate daughter and becomes a suspect in her murder

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Review: At Death's Door (Idwal Meredith #2)

User Review  - Gail - Goodreads

The usual enjoyable Barnard mystery with an unexpected twist at the end. Read full review

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User Review  - Joy - Goodreads

Most of the way through, I felt this lacked a character whose company I could enjoy. Certainly the actress mother and daughter were vivid. Once the secrets were out, I was able to connect to the real people. Read full review


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About the author (1989)

British writer, Robert Barnard was born in 1936 in Essex, England. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, he was a professor. He writes primarily mystery novels. His most recent novels include "A Cry from the Dark," "The Bones in the Attic," "The Mistress of Alderley," and "Unholy Dying." His works has earned him numerous awards. Among them are the Nero Wolfe, Anthony, Agatha, Edgar and Macavity Awards. In 2003, he won the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for a lifetime of achievement. Barnard currently resides in Leeds, England.

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