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❰PDF❯ ✅ Instruments of Darkness Author Imogen Robertson – Altobmen.pro Daphne du Maurier meets CSI in this exhilarating debut Thornleigh Hall seat of the Earl of Sussex dominates its surroundings Its heir is missing and the once vigorous family is reduced to a cripple hiDaphne du Maurier meets CSI in this exhilarating debut Thornleigh Hall seat of the Earl of Sussex dominates its surroundings Its heir is missing and the once vigorous family is reduced to a cripple his whore and his alcoholic second son but its power endures Impulsive Harrie.

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PDFEPUB Instruments of Darkness PDFEPUB #211; Instruments of #240; altobmenpro #240; Imogen Robertson grew up in Darlington studied Russian and German at Cambridge and now lives in London She directed for film TV and radio before becoming a full time author and won the Telegraph’s ‘First thousand words of a novel’ competition in 2007 with the opening of Instruments of Darkness her first novel Her other novels also featuring the detective duo of Harriet Westerman and Gabriel C

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  1. Melissa McShane Melissa McShane says:

    PDFEPUB Instruments of Darkness PDFEPUB #211; Instruments of #240; altobmenpro #240; instruments free, darkness kindle, Instruments of epub, Instruments of Darkness PDF6915 Edited to mark spoilers just in caseMehIt should have been interesting The plot elements were all there It's set in 1780 so you have the backdrop of England fighting the colonial upstarts as well as unrest at home specifically the Gordon Riots which I hadn't heard of before and normally that grabs me Butmeh It didn't help that the introductory chapter interwove the two plots in a moderately confusing way and then continued jumping from one to another throughout the book AND THEN introduced a third storyline later on It's set up as a murder mystery but view spoilerit's clear almost from the beginning who's the patsy the stereotypical mean and secretive drunk who's heir to the estate and who's pulling the strings the stereotypical conniving low born servant who wants rank and privilege One major storyline is about the mystery of why people are being killed and who's


  2. Lisa Lisa says:

    PDFEPUB Instruments of Darkness PDFEPUB #211; Instruments of #240; altobmenpro #240; instruments free, darkness kindle, Instruments of epub, Instruments of Darkness PDFThis was a very enjoyable debut novel from a clearly talented new author one which introduces a great new 'detective' duo in Gabriel Crowther and Harriet WestermanSet in England in the year 1780 the novel begins with the forward thinking and feisty Westerman securin


  3. Barb in Maryland Barb in Maryland says:

    PDFEPUB Instruments of Darkness PDFEPUB #211; Instruments of #240; altobmenpro #240; instruments free, darkness kindle, Instruments of epub, Instruments of Darkness PDFThis book would have gotten 5 stars from me if not for the revelation of WhoDunnit Let this be a lesson to authors The first 56ths of the book were wonderful A nicely intricate mystery set in the English countryside and London involving missing heirs blackmail and so on And a great time frame 1780 Not RegencyI really enjoyed our investigators and the apparent bad guy was appropriately slimy But the revelations at the endduring the climactic confrontationhad me going WTF? Where did that come from????Here's hoping the next one has all the kinks ironed out


  4. Richard Derus Richard Derus says:

    PDFEPUB Instruments of Darkness PDFEPUB #211; Instruments of #240; altobmenpro #240; instruments free, darkness kindle, Instruments of epub, Instruments of Darkness PDFTension builds from the moment Mrs Westerman genteel proprietress of Caveley Park forces her acquaintance on reclusive anatomist Gabriel Crowther wealthy man of secrets and possessor of many strange and distasteful objects in search of his help in dealing with the death of a stranger in her copseIt doesn't let up It ratchets up every time Mrs Westerman or Mr Crowther are on stage There are flashbacks to Mrs Westerman's neighbor Lord Hugh Thornleigh in combat during the American conflictthese aren't immediately obviously relevant to the story and I think I'd've recommended the author introduce them differently than her editor did but have patienceand introduce us to Claver Wicksteed then an Army procurement officer and now steward of Thornleigh the seat of the Earls of Sussex Then we meet the Countess of Sussex and our central cast is completeThe


  5. Minna Minna says:

    PDFEPUB Instruments of Darkness PDFEPUB #211; Instruments of #240; altobmenpro #240; instruments free, darkness kindle, Instruments of epub, Instruments of Darkness PDF25 starsWhat worked for me The mystery was good It was intricate enough that all the twists weren't immediately obvious although the main ideas were Harriet and Crowther were engaging detectives I liked their personalities which is always a good thing in a detective story The subplots worked for me I can follow skipping around in time if it's done well and this was I even liked the children which I normally do not particularly enjoy in an adult murder mystery The villains were well done I liked that there was a rationale behind their actions instead of just well they were evilWhat did NOT The Georgian setting What Georgian setting? With the exception of the mentions of the Gordon riots and the American Revolution I would not have guessed at the time period used for the setting It could honestly have been any historical time period Harriet and Gabriel's partnership I am pretty sure that in ANY historic


  6. Linda Linda says:

    PDFEPUB Instruments of Darkness PDFEPUB #211; Instruments of #240; altobmenpro #240; instruments free, darkness kindle, Instruments of epub, Instruments of Darkness PDFWhile Commodore Westerman was away at sea his wife discovered a body on their land With one part common sense and a second part curiosity she approached the solitary Mr Gabriel Crowther for assistance in identifying the unknown man Crowther was a mid fifties single gentleman who preferred his own company to others He delved in science and preferred clinical anatomical research With the honest Mrs Westerman he found his spirit and intellect well matched and a friendship of sorts developed Harriet was the mother of a little boy and a baby girl but she had a thirst for learning She was limited in ways because of her gender but still had some freedom because she was in charge of the estate while her husband was away Crowther assumed she was in her early thirties Harriet’s eighteen year old sister the thoughtful


  7. Bookish Ally Bookish Ally says:

    PDFEPUB Instruments of Darkness PDFEPUB #211; Instruments of #240; altobmenpro #240; instruments free, darkness kindle, Instruments of epub, Instruments of Darkness PDFI love an intricate plot and without sounding debauched? Multiple murders Throw in murders committed over than one generation? Yes that will do it I'm giving this book 45 stars despite some minor missteps for sucking me in for wanting by this author and from the characters Crowther mysterious gentleman anatomist and his side kick Westerman Commodore's no nonsense handsome wife with their on page chemistry did I just coin a term? Probabl


  8. LJ LJ says:

    PDFEPUB Instruments of Darkness PDFEPUB #211; Instruments of #240; altobmenpro #240; instruments free, darkness kindle, Instruments of epub, Instruments of Darkness PDFFirst Sentence Gabriel Crowther opened his eyes Harriet Westerman wife of a navy commander has given up sailing with her husband to raise their family and provide a home for her sister at Caverly Park in West Sussex When she finds the body of a man whose throat has been slit she summons help from anatomist Gabriel Crowther The victim has a ring bearing the crest of neighboring Thornleigh Hall Was the man Alexander Thornleigh the missing heir to the Earl of Sussex? London music shop owner Alexander Adams is murdered Before dying he tells his daughter to find a box hidden under the counter Was Alexander the missing heir and how can his children be removed from the city in spite of a killer and the anti Catholic Gordon Riots?Wonderful


  9. Andrew Andrew says:

    PDFEPUB Instruments of Darkness PDFEPUB #211; Instruments of #240; altobmenpro #240; instruments free, darkness kindle, Instruments of epub, Instruments of Darkness PDFI will openly admit I knew nothing of this book before I saw it and bought it and certainly not the number of sequels that have come off the back of it It was a case of cover and title catching my eye and then reading the cover piquing my curiosity The book itself reads like a period drama in fact I see there are references to Jane Austin in its comparisons and yet at its heart is a murder mystery in fact several with twists and turns and intrigue that you can imagine Now it may have been me being over whelmed with the language and attitude of the characters I did say it was period but I really didnt see the true villain of the piece be exposed until late in to the book something that surprised even me and kept me reading long after really I would normally had patience forSo yes I did enjoy the book the story was gripping but I will admit at times it


  10. Sarah Sarah says:

    PDFEPUB Instruments of Darkness PDFEPUB #211; Instruments of #240; altobmenpro #240; instruments free, darkness kindle, Instruments of epub, Instruments of Darkness PDFThis is a beautifully written and elegantly structured novel unfolding in three storylines Two take place in the novel's present day one following the lives of Alexander Adams the missing heir of Thornleigh and his children and the other the activites of Mrs Westerman and Mr Crowther as they struggle to solve a rash of seemingly connected murders The third storyline unfolds in flashbacks as it takes place years before in Massachusetts and follows Hugh Thornfield a Captain in the British Army during the early days of the American RevolutionThe structure of the novel is quite elegant for as Mrs Westerman and Mr Crowther make slow progress in unraveling the murder mystery we are alternately presented with the daily happenings in the London lives of Alexander Adams his children and friends As the connections between the murders Thornleigh Hall and Alexander become apparent the rapid shift of perspecti


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