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Bess Crawford mysteries

Author:
Todd, Charles
 
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Star rating for A duty to the dead
Series Volume:
1.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
Independent-minded Bess Crawford's upbrining is far different from that of the usual upper-middle-class British gentlewoman. At the outbreak of WWI, she volunteers for the nursing corps, serving from the battlefields of France to the doomed hospital ship Britannic. On one voyage, she promises to a deliver a message from a dying officer to his brother. Once she's able to do so, she's disturbed at the brother's indifferent reception of the message,...
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Star rating for An impartial witness
Series Volume:
2.
Average Rating:
4.7 stars
Description:
A murder leads World War I nurse Bess Crawford into the clutches of a wily killer.
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Star rating for A bitter truth
Series Volume:
3.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
A battlefield nurse during World War I, Bess Crawford, returning to London for a well-earned Christmas leave, finds her holiday fraught with mystery and murder when she agrees to help a bruised and battered woman return to her small village in Sussex.
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Star rating for An unmarked grave
Series Volume:
4.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
The critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author of the Ian Rutledge mystery series, Charles Todd once again spotlights World War I nurse Bess Crawford in An Unmarked Grave. Gripping, powerful, and evocative, this superb mystery masterwork unfolds during the deadly Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918, as Bess discovers the body of a murdered British officer among the many dead and sets out to unmask a craven killer.
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Star rating for A question of honor
Series Volume:
5.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
While tending to the wounded on the battlefields of France during World War I, Bess Crawford discovers that the officer who killed five people in India and England is still alive, and, setting out to clear her father's name, instead makes a horrific discovery that changes everything.
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Star rating for An unwilling accomplice
Series Volume:
6.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
"World War I Battlefield nurse Bess Crawford's career is in jeopardy when a murder is committed on her watch, in this absorbing and atmospheric historical mystery from New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd. Home on leave, Bess Crawford is asked to accompany a wounded soldier confined to a wheelchair to Buckingham Palace, where he's to be decorated by the King. The next morning when Bess goes to collect Wilkins, he has vanished. Both the Army...
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Star rating for A pattern of lies
Series Volume:
7.
Average Rating:
2.6 stars
Description:

A horrific explosion at a gunpowder mill sends Bess Crawford to war-torn France to keep a deadly pattern of lies from leading to more deaths, in this compelling and atmospheric mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of A Question of Honor and An Unwilling Accomplice.

An explosion and fire at the Ashton Gunpowder Mill in Kent has killed over a hundred men. It's called an appalling tragedy—until suspicion and rumor raise the

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Star rating for The shattered tree
Series Volume:
8.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
"From New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd comes another captivating mystery featuring WWI battlefield nurse Bess Crawford"--
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Star rating for A casualty of war
Series Volume:
9.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
"Though the Great War is nearing its end, the fighting rages on. While waiting for transport back to her post, Bess Crawford meets Captain Alan Travis from the island of Barbados. Later, when hes brought into her forward aid station disoriented from a head wound, Bess is alarmed that he believes his distant English cousin, Lieutenant James Travis, shot him. Then the Captain is brought back to the aid station with a more severe wound, once more angrily...
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Star rating for A forgotten place
Series Volume:
10.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
"Though the Great War has ended, Bess Crawford finds herself caught in deadly circumstances on a remote Welsh headland in this tenth entry from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author"--
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Star rating for A cruel deception
Series Volume:
11.
Average Rating:
4.7 stars
Description:

"As always, Todd's intense feelings for the traumatized survivors of war make one mother's son the broken hero of an entire generation of lost souls." The New York Times Book Review

In the aftermath of World War I, English nurse Bess Crawford attempts to save a troubled officer from a mysterious killer in this eleventh book in the

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Star rating for An Irish hostage
Series Volume:
12.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
"In the uneasy peace following World War I, nurse Bess Crawford runs into trouble and treachery in Ireland-in this twelfth book in the New York Times bestselling mystery series. The Great War is over-but in Ireland, in the wake of the bloody 1916 Easter Rising, anyone who served in France is now considered a traitor, including nurse Eileen Flynn and former soldier Michael Sullivan, who only want to be married in the small, isolated village where she...
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Star rating for The cliff's edge
Series Volume:
13.
Average Rating:
3.5 stars
Description:
When former battlefield nurse Bess Crawford finds herself caught between two feuding families after a terrible accident, she struggles to keep everyone calm while the police investigate.
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Star rating for A Hanging at Dawn
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:

"Bess is among the most compassionate and intelligent characters." –The Sun-Sentinel

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Bess Crawford mystery series, a short story that unravels dark secrets from her close friend Simon Brandon's past.

Years before the Great War summoned Bess Crawford to serve as a battlefield nurse, the indomitable heroine spent her childhood in India under the

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