An Unwilling Accomplice


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William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
5.3 X 7.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.5 pounds

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About the Author

Charles Todd is the New York Times bestselling author of the Inspector Ian Rutledge mysteries, the Bess Crawford mysteries, and two stand-alone novels. A mother-and-son writing team, Caroline passed away in August 2021 and Charles lives in Florida.


Praise for the Ian Rutledge series: "I love series that follow particular characters over time and through their experiences, so I automatically read the latest installments from ... Charles Todd." -- Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Times Book Review

"Highly recommended for fans of wartime mysteries, plucky women sleuths like Maisie Dobbs, and the Downton Abbey television series." -- Library Journal

"Todd's novels are known for compelling plotting with a thoughtful whodunit aspect, rich characterization, evocative prose, and haunting atmosphere." -- Richmond Times-Dispatch

Praise for An Unmarked Grave: "Vivid period mystery series." -- New York Times Book Review on AN UNMARKED GRAVE

'Todd has a sharp eye for scene and character, and he surrounds his leading lady with a lively cast." -- Washington Times

"A masterpiece of imagination." -- New York Times bestselling author Lee Child on the Ian Rutledge series

"A smartly plotted, well-told mystery." -- Booklist on An Impartial Witness

"An Unmarked Grave gives the reader everything they could wish for in a book." --

"With every installment, Bess' stature as a heroine to cherish soars." -- Tampa Tribune

"Well-rounded, believable characters, a mutilayered plot solidly based on human nature, all authentically set in the England of 1917, make A Bitter Truth an outstanding and riveting read." -- Stephanie Laurens, New York Times bestselling author

"An intricate plot populated by superbly drawn characters, not least of whom is the captivating and courageous Bess. With seamless prose, "An Unwilling Accomplice" -- like all of Todd's work -- offers a moving portrait of war's physical and emotional devastation." -- Richmond Times-Dispatch on AN UNWILLING ACCOMPLICE

"[AN UNWILLING ACCOMPLICE] truly surprises and takes the series to a whole new level of complexity." --

"With careful attention to such details and a gift for story telling, the Todd team has mastered the art of the historical mystery in the series set in the tragic days of the First World War." -- Iron Mountain Daily News on AN UNWILLING ACCOMPLICE

"Bess is a character with depth and complexity, an army nurse during that awful war, so, like that series, not only intricate mysteries but engrossing historical fiction.' -- on AN UNWILLING ACCOMPLICE