In a Dark House

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 384 pages
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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
Harriet's awful fears won't be silenced -- as she worries about her
feuding parents, her schoolwork . . . and the strange woman who
is her only companion in this scary, unfamiliar place.

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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User Review  - nbmars - LibraryThing

I like this author and her characters so much I actually felt compelled to go BACKWARDS in the series to catch up on some installments I had not yet read. (Then, to justify my actions to myself, I ... Read full review

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User Review  - NewsieQ - LibraryThing

A woman’s body is discovered in a burnt-out warehouse; an autopsy reveals that she was murdered before the fire began. The building’s owner is a well-connected politician, who is evasive when ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

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

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