A Casualty of War: A Bess Crawford Mystery (Bess Crawford by Charles Todd PDF

By Charles Todd

From New York Times bestselling writer Charles Todd comes a haunting story that explores the impression of worldwide conflict I on all who witnessed it—officers, infantrymen, medical professionals, and battlefield nurses like Bess Crawford.

Though the good battle is nearing its finish, the battling rages on. whereas anticipating shipping again to her submit, Bess Crawford meets Captain Alan Travis from the island of Barbados. Later, while he’s introduced into her ahead reduction station disoriented from a head wound, Bess is alarmed that he believes his far-off English cousin, Lieutenant James Travis, shot him. Then the Captain is introduced again to the help station with a extra serious wound, once again angrily denouncing the Lieutenant as a killer. but if it seems that James Travis couldn’t have shot him, the Captain’s sanity is wondered. nonetheless, Bess wonders how such an skilled officer might be so fallacious.

On depart in England, Bess reveals the Captain strapped to his mattress in a medical institution for mind accidents. Horrified by way of his , Bess and Sergeant significant Simon Brandon trip to James Travis’s domestic in Suffolk, to profit extra concerning the baffling dating among those cousins.

Her seek will lead this shrewdpermanent, able, and compassionate younger girl into unforeseen hazard, and convey her head to head with the seen and invisible wounds of battle that now not even the much-longed for peace can heal.

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