The Resource A question of honor: : a Bess Crawford mystery, Charles Todd, (electronic resource)

A question of honor: : a Bess Crawford mystery, Charles Todd, (electronic resource)

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A question of honor: : a Bess Crawford mystery
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A question of honor:
Title remainder
a Bess Crawford mystery
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Charles Todd
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eng
Summary
In the latest mystery from New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd, World War I nurse and amateur sleuth Bess Crawford investigates an old murder that occurred during her childhood in India, a search for the truth that will transform her and leave her pondering a troubling question: How can facts lie? Bess Crawford enjoyed a wondrous childhood in India, where her father, a colonel in the British Army, was stationed on the Northwest Frontier. But an unforgettable incident darkened that happy time. In 1908, Colonel Crawford's regiment discovered that it had a murderer in its ranks, an officer who killed five people in India and England yet was never brought to trial. In the eyes of many of these soldiers, men defined by honor and duty, the crime was a stain on the regiment's reputation and on the good name of Bess's father, the Colonel Sahib, who had trained the killer. A decade later, tending to the wounded on the battlefields of France during World War I, Bess learns from a dying Indian sergeant that the supposed murderer, Lieutenant Wade, is alive-and serving at the Front. Bess cannot believe the shocking news. According to reliable reports, Wade's body had been seen deep in the Khyber Pass, where he had died trying to reach Afghanistan. Soon, though, her mind is racing. How had he escaped from India? What had driven a good man to murder in cold blood? Wanting answers, she uses her leave to investigate. In the village where the first three killings took place, she discovers that the locals are certain that the British soldier was innocent. Yet the present owner of the house where the crime was committed believes otherwise, and is convinced that Bess's father helped Wade flee. To settle the matter once and for all, Bess sets out to find Wade and let the courts decide. But when she stumbles on the horrific truth, something that even the famous writer Rudyard Kipling had kept secret all his life, she is shaken to her very core. The facts will damn Wade even as they reveal a brutal reality, a reality that could have been her own fate
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Midwest
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Todd, Charles
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813/.54
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fiction
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Read by Rosalyn Landor
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  • Landor, Rosalyn
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  • Crawford, Bess (Fictitious character)
  • Nurses
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Murder
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adult
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A question of honor: : a Bess Crawford mystery, Charles Todd, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11586695
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MWT11586695
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 05 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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MWT11586695
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Label
A question of honor: : a Bess Crawford mystery, Charles Todd, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11586695
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
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MWT11586695
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 05 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11586695
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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