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A Dark Anatomy

A Dark Anatomy

by Robin Blake

Publisher Macmillan

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The year is 1740. George II is on the throne but Englands remoter provinces remain largely a law unto themselves. In Lancashire a grim discovery has been made: a Squires wife, Dolores Brockletower, lies in the woods above her home, Garlick Hall, her throat brutally slashed.

Called to the scene, Coroner Titus Cragg finds the Brockletower household awash with rumour and suspicion. He enlists the help of his astute young friend, doctor Luke Fidelis, to throw light on the case.

But this is a world in which forensic science is in its infancy, and policing hardly exists. Embarking on their first gripping investigation, Cragg and Fidelis are faced with the superstition of witnesses, obstruction by local officials, and denunciations from the Squire himself.

This is rollicking stuff. Cragg and Fidelis are an engaging duo Financial Times

Cragg and Fidelis make a fine pair of detectives Literary Review

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Robin Blake

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