Legacy of the Dead : Inspector Ian Rutledge

  • by Charles Todd
  • Narrated by Samuel Gillies
  • Series: Inspector Ian Rutledge
  • 11 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The weathered remains of Eleanor Gray are found on a Scottish mountainside, and her mother, the domineering Lady Maude Gray, requires delicate treatment. This is a case that will lead Inspector Ian Rutledge of Scotland Yard to Scotland, where his harrowing journey to find the truth will drag him back through the fires of his past into secrets that still have the power to kill.

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Too much love and too much pain

Rutledge has to try to save Hamish's fiancee, Fiona, from being tried for murder. The many impediments from all quarters in the small Scottish Border town, and Hamish, all make it hard for Rutledge to get to bottom of this case. His dectective meanderings seem to be a trail of red herrings, but eventually, his terrier-tenacity pays off, but not without danger to Rutledge's life and his mental well-being. He has to search the past - the war, and its repercussions to see the entire picture.

The narrator, this time, seems to be less off the mark in his narration.
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- Rogayah

Gripping tale, exquisite reading

This story is so skillfully written that you never know until the very end the whole picture. The narrator's reading is masterful, adding so much colour and life to all the different voices. This tale is one that I will enjoy revisiting several times more, to savour the subtler points and twists.
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- tinyNorman

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-10-2012
  • Publisher: Recorded Books