In a Dark House
An abandoned Southwark warehouse burns next door to a women's shelter for victims of spousal abuse. Within it lies the charred corpse of a female body burned beyond all recognition. At the same time, workers at Guy's Hospital anxiously discuss the disappearance of a hospital administrator -- a beautiful, emotionally fragile young woman who's vanished without a trace.
And in an old, dark, rambling London house, nine-year-old
Gemma James and Duncan Kincaid -- lovers and former partners -- have their own pressing concerns. But they must put aside private matters to investigate these disturbing cases. Yet neither Gemma nor Duncan realize how closely the cases are connected -- or how important their resolutions will be for an abducted young child who is frightened, alone . . . and in serious peril.
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In a dark houseUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Favorite Scotland Yard detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James are saving damsels in distress in this latest by the author of Dreaming of Bones, a 1997 New York Times Book of the Year. Crombie lives in a small North Texas town. Six-city author tour. ... Read full review
Review: In a Dark House (Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James #10)User Review - Connie - Goodreads
This is another wonderful book about Duncan and Gemma that involves an arsonist. Did not figure this one out until very near the end. Excellent plot and wonderful supporting characters. Can't wait to read another one in the series. Highly recommended! Read full review