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  - EmpressReece - LibraryThing

3.5 stars It was good- consistent writing that Crombie always displays. It wasnt knock your socks off great or anything like the novel she wrote set in Glastonbury on the moors, The Finer End. That was an amazing book- Im hoping for another story from her like that. Read full review

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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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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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