By Peter Robinson
From manhattan Times bestselling writer Peter Robinson comes this enchanting story-within-a-story a couple of guy pulled right into a homicide from the past—and his quest to discover the truth.
Quietly reeling from the dying of his cherished spouse, Chris Lowndes makes a decision to come to the Yorkshire Dales after twenty-five winning years spent in Hollywood composing movie rankings. He purchases Kilnsgate condominium, an enthralling outdated mansion deep within the state, yet whatever concerning the position disturbs him. His unease intensifies while he learns Kilnsgate was the scene of a sensational homicide. greater than fifty years past, favourite medical professional Ernest Arthur Fox was once poisoned there, allegedly via his appealing and lots more and plenty more youthful spouse, Grace, who was once as a consequence attempted, condemned, and hanged for the crime.
His interest piqued, Chris comes to a decision to enquire, and the extra he discovers, the extra confident he turns into of Grace's innocence. regardless of warnings to go away it's, his quest for in actual fact quickly major him via darkish shadows of the earlier . . . and right into a unusual internet of secrets and techniques that lie perilously just about the present.
A advanced, multi-layered mystery, Before the Poison is one in all Peter Robinson’s such a lot magnificent novels—and one readers won’t quickly disregard.
“A gripping story that brings to brain not just old-time Hollywood but additionally British ‘golden age’ storytelling within the Agatha Christie and Daphne du Maurier tradition.”—Wall road Journal
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