It was his own fault - he’d been an idiot to tell her that she’d only have to make a statement. Fay clearly felt betrayed, and he couldn’t blame her.
It was his own fault - he’d been an idiot to tell her that she’d only have to make a statement. The fact that she’d accepted it all, and allowed. herself to be led away by Miss Harris without fuss just made it worse. He stood in the lobby of West End Central, rubbing his eyes in a futile attempt to erase the image of her reproachful face, and decided that it was time to call it a day before he cocked up anything else - not that home was much of a prospect with that bloody woman mooning about the place.
An Empty Death is an ambitious follow-up to Wilson�s The Innocent Spy (2009). You will never put a Detective Stratton book down until the end and then you will feel so lonely for awhile missing all the regulars in her books. One person found this helpful. Subplots and plot threads related to characters� lives abound, detailing Stratton�s marriage and family, a killer�s upbringing, incidents in the hospital, and the overwhelming war-weariness of all Londoners. But all the strands are meticulously handled, and different readers will find different threads that they feel are most compelling.
An Empty Death is a thoroughly riveting thriller. Her first novel, A Little Death, was shortlisted for both the CWA Historical Dagger and the Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original; The Lover was shortlisted for two daggers and won the "Prix du Polar Europeen du Point. She is also the author of The Innocent Spy. She lives in London.
That house,’ he pointed to the ruin, ‘was empty. We’re checking the rest of the street.
That house,’ he pointed to the ruin, ‘was empty. He pointed further down to where a couple of wardens, identifiable by the glint of moonlight on their white tin hats, could be dimly seen knocking on doors and chalking walls if the occupants were present and unharmed.
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An Empty Death - Laura Wilson.
From the award-winning author of The Innocent Spy comes the next book in this exceptional series set in WWII London. After almost five years of conflict, London's inhabitants are exhausted. An Empty Death - Laura Wilson.
And Wilson evokes the wartime atmosphere vividly: the chronic shortages, the constant weariness, the endless consolatory cups of tea and the huddling in pubs amid the ruined cityscape
And Wilson evokes the wartime atmosphere vividly: the chronic shortages, the constant weariness, the endless consolatory cups of tea and the huddling in pubs amid the ruined cityscape. One feels that if Patrick Hamilton had written a detective novel, it would have been something like this – and indeed Wilson nods to Hamilton in a reference to his play Gaslight. Great Ormond Street Hospital Healthcare Middlesex Hospital Royal Free Hospital.
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