By Elizabeth George
An remoted seashore at the island of Guernsey within the English Channel is the scene of the homicide of man Brouard, certainly one of Guernsey's wealthiest population and its major benefactor. pressured as a toddler to escape the Nazis in Paris, Brouard used to be engaged in his most modern undertaking while he died: a museum in honor of these who resisted the German profession of the island in the course of global warfare II.
It is from this time period that his assassin may have come. yet there are others on Guernsey with cause to need man Brouard lifeless: his better halves, his company affiliates, his present mistress, the underprivileged kids he mentored--any of whom may have harbored a mystery rationale for homicide. As friends and family assemble for the studying of the need, Deborah and Simon St. James locate that probably all people at the history-haunted island has whatever to conceal. And at the back of all of the lies and alibis, a killer is lurking. with a purpose to carry this individual to justice, the St. James needs to delve into Guernsey's darkish history--both previous and present--and into the psyche of somebody who can have exacted retribution for the main unspeakable crime of all.
In a spot of Hiding, bestselling novelist Elizabeth George marks new territory within the darker landscapes of human relationships. She tells a gripping, suspenseful tale of betrayal and devotion, battle and remembrance, love and loss...and the better truths to which we needs to all finally resolution. "From the Hardcover edition."
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He glanced at Wong for support, but he didn’t say a word. Gerhard started to turn away, stopped, smiled. ” Gerhard nodded to Lucas, then to Wong. ” He walked away. ” Lieutenant Randy Redwing asked Wendy. ” Tilting his chair back, left foot on a partially open desk drawer, Redwing clasped his hands behind his head. His face stayed expressionless, making it maddeningly difficult to read. Wendy hated that. Redwing, a Native American from Fargo, grew up in South Dakota. Wendy knew this because of the Fargo movie poster and a high school banner proudly displayed on his office wall.
No. What I mean is, you came here with four heads, right? What’s to say you don’t go back with an arm and a leg instead? ” “The fuck you talking about? ” “No offense. I don’t mean you personally. I’m talking hypothetical here. ” 42 | A L L E N W Y L E R “The FBI checks to make sure every scrap of tissue that goes out comes back. ” Yeah, right. As if the FBI has the manpower to do that. He didn’t believe that for one second. Still, he hadn’t asked the most important question. “Then I guess DFH Inc.
They agree to anything, but then once you enlist, they fuck you over. So the fucking CO sees that my dad runs a mortuary. They figure I don’t have a problem being around stiffs, so here I am. Fucking can’t seem to get away from it. ” Leo gets a faraway look in his eyes. “I dunno. Always sorta liked dead people. Sure as shit more interesting than live ones. Least most of ’em, anyway. Delta, huh? ” “Actually, what I wanted was to play pro hockey, be a Red Wing, another Gordie Howe. But, you know, those fuckers are crazy.
A Place of Hiding (Inspector Lynley, Book 12) by Elizabeth George