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A lifetime ago, Erika Rosenthal and her late husband, David, fled to England to escape the Nazis—which is all Scotland Yard Detective Inspector Gemma James truly knows about her secretive friend's past. But Erika needs Gemma's help now. A family heirloom, stolen during their flight, is being sold at a prestigious London auction house. Who has had it all these years? And was Erika's husband's death more sinister than it appeared?

Hidden somewhere in the shadowy, exclusive world of London's monied society are answers to these questions, and to a shocking new murder—one which kicks the enquiries into high gear and brings Detective Superintendent Duncan Kincaid, Gemma's partner and colleague, into the case. Their investigation could exact justice for Erika, and lead them both to shocking revelations and repercussions that echo across the years.

Synopsis:

Erika Rosenthal has always been secretive with her friend and neighbor, Detective Inspector Gemma James, about her past, except for one telling detail: She and her long-dead husband, David, came to London as refugees from Nazi Germany. But now the elderly woman needs Gemma's help. A unique piece of jewelry stolen from her years ago has mysteriously turned up at a prestigious London auction house. Erika believes the theft may be tied to her husband's death, which had always been assumed a suicide.

Gemma has a tough challenge. She must navigate the shadowy and secretive world of London's monied society to discover the jewelry's connection to David's murderer. However, the cold case needs to be put back on the books and possibly into the hands of her partner, Duncan Kincaid. When a second, present-day murder kicks the investigation into high gear, Gemma becomes more determined to exact justice for Erika--in a case that will have lasting repercussions.

Synopsis:

Erika Rosenthal had fled to London from Nazi Germany with her now-dead husband, David. During their flight, a family heirloom had been stolen from Erika, and is now being sold at a London auction house. Erika believes the theft may be tied to her husband's death. Detective Inspector Gemma James and her partner, Duncan Kincaid, investigate.

Synopsis:

“Chilling and humane….Skillful and subtle….A deeply moving novel that transcends genre.”

—Richmond Times Dispatch

 

A sinister mystery that leads all the way back to the Holocaust ensnares Scotland Yard detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James in Where Memories Lie from award-winning “masterful novelist” (Denver Post) Deborah Crombie. A writer in the same elite class as Elizabeth George, Martha Grimes, and Anne Perry, Crombie mesmerizes with a story at once gripping and poignant that explores the dark places in the human heart, and the shadowy corners Where Memories Lie.

About the Author

Deborah Crombie is a native Texan who has lived in both England and Scotland. She lives in McKinney, Texas, sharing a house that is more than one hundred years old with her husband, three cats, and two German shepherds.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061287527
Publisher:
Avon
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Author:
Crombie, Deborah
Author:
Cro
Author:
mbie, Deborah
Author:
Griffiths, Elly
Subject:
Contemporary Women
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Series:
Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James Novels
Publication Date:
20090630
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in

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Product details 304 pages Avon Books - English 9780061287527 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Erika Rosenthal has always been secretive with her friend and neighbor, Detective Inspector Gemma James, about her past, except for one telling detail: She and her long-dead husband, David, came to London as refugees from Nazi Germany. But now the elderly woman needs Gemma's help. A unique piece of jewelry stolen from her years ago has mysteriously turned up at a prestigious London auction house. Erika believes the theft may be tied to her husband's death, which had always been assumed a suicide.

Gemma has a tough challenge. She must navigate the shadowy and secretive world of London's monied society to discover the jewelry's connection to David's murderer. However, the cold case needs to be put back on the books and possibly into the hands of her partner, Duncan Kincaid. When a second, present-day murder kicks the investigation into high gear, Gemma becomes more determined to exact justice for Erika--in a case that will have lasting repercussions.

"Synopsis" by , Erika Rosenthal had fled to London from Nazi Germany with her now-dead husband, David. During their flight, a family heirloom had been stolen from Erika, and is now being sold at a London auction house. Erika believes the theft may be tied to her husband's death. Detective Inspector Gemma James and her partner, Duncan Kincaid, investigate.
"Synopsis" by ,

“Chilling and humane….Skillful and subtle….A deeply moving novel that transcends genre.”

—Richmond Times Dispatch

 

A sinister mystery that leads all the way back to the Holocaust ensnares Scotland Yard detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James in Where Memories Lie from award-winning “masterful novelist” (Denver Post) Deborah Crombie. A writer in the same elite class as Elizabeth George, Martha Grimes, and Anne Perry, Crombie mesmerizes with a story at once gripping and poignant that explores the dark places in the human heart, and the shadowy corners Where Memories Lie.

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