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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User Review  - lucybrown - LibraryThing

Pretty typical and predictable. This author's works seem very uneven. One of my favorite books this year was Barnard's Scandal in Belgravia. On the other hand this one was blah. Read full review

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User Review  - raizel - LibraryThing

Interesting story with some quite likable characters along with some monsters. I guessed whodunit rather quickly, but never why. And there could have been an equally valid different solution, but that ... Read full review


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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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