Cold Cruel Winter: A Richard Nottingham Mystery

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Severn House Large Print, May 31, 2012 - Fiction - 334 pages
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1732. Richard Nottingham, Constable of the City of Leeds, is grieving the death of his daughter, but he must rouse himself from his lethargy when the body of wealthy wool merchant Samuel Graves is discovered, his throat slit, the skin razed from his back. Why would the killer want Graves' skin? When Nottingham receives a slim, bound volume entitled The Journal of a Wronged Man he discovers the shocking answer - and it hurls him into a desperate battle for survival against a ruthless killer with old scores to settle. Second in the highly-acclaimed Richard Nottingham historical mystery series. (mystery & detective).

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The bitter cold winter of 1732 is a season of death in Leeds.Richard Nottingham, Constable of Leeds, is mourning the death of his daughter, one of many casualties of the frigid English winter. But his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Denyse (DJ) - Goodreads

Cold Cruel Winter is the second in the Richard Nottingham series by Chris Nickson. The novel focuses on the events that take place during the winter months drawing the reader into the harsh reality of ... Read full review

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