To Dwell in Darkness: A Novel

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HarperCollins, Sep 23, 2014 - Fiction - 384 pages
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In the tradition of Elizabeth George, Louise Penny, and P. D. James, New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie delivers a powerful tale of intrigue, betrayal, and lies that will plunge married London detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James into the unspeakable darkness that lies at the heart of murder.

 Recently transferred to the London borough of Camden from Scotland Yard headquarters, Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and his new murder investigation team are called to a deadly bombing at historic St. Pancras Station. By fortunate coincidence, Melody Talbot, Gemma's trusted colleague, witnesses the explosion. The victim was taking part in an organized protest, yet the other group members swear the young man only meant to set off a smoke bomb. As Kincaid begins to gather the facts, he finds every piece of the puzzle yields an unexpected pattern, including the disappearance of a mysterious bystander.

The bombing isn't the only mystery troubling Kincaid. He's still questioning the reasons behind his transfer, and when his former boss—who's been avoiding him—is attacked, those suspicions deepen. With the help of his former sergeant, Doug Cullen, Melody Talbot, and Gemma, Kincaid begins to untangle the truth. But what he discovers will leave him questioning his belief in the job that has shaped his life and his values—and remind him just how vulnerable his precious family is.

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Review: To Dwell in Darkness (Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James #16)

User Review  - Patty - Goodreads

To Dwell In Darkness By Deborah Crombie My " in a nutshell" summary... Married detectives Gemma and Duncan are each enmeshed in two terrible crimes in their different districts. Duncan has been ... Read full review

Review: To Dwell in Darkness (Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James #16)

User Review  - Neil - Goodreads

I have read all 15 of the Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and Inspector Gemma James mystery novels and have enjoyed them all. Fifteen novels have created an extensive back story and if you haven't read ... Read full review

About the author (2014)

Deborah Crombie is a New York Times bestselling author and a native Texan who has lived in both England and Scotland. She lives in McKinney, Texas, sharing a house that is more than one hundred years old with her husband, two cats, and two German shepherds.

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