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The fourth book in the Duncan Kincaid, Gemma James series, 1996. who have once again read the book in progress. with much patience and insight.

The fourth book in the Duncan Kincaid, Gemma James series, 1996. For DIANE, DALE, JIM, VIQUI, JOHN, and RICKEY, who have once again read the book in progress. Special thanks are due to my friend Paul Styles (former chief inspector, Cambridgeshire Constabulary), who tried to keep me on the straight and narrow, and is not responsible for any deviations I may have made from proper police procedure for the sake of story.

Mourn Not Your Dead book. This is the fifth book by Deborah Crombie I have read. The mysteries have been well and interestingly plotted, peopled with wonderfully drawn, original characters

Mourn Not Your Dead book. The mysteries have been well and interestingly plotted, peopled with wonderfully drawn, original characters. But that is not to say they are simply good mysteries. They are something more. Each of them, it seems to me, uses the genre to explore central themes. Mourn Not Your Dead" is really a book about feminism.

This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Mourn not your dead: a Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James crime novel/Deborah Crombie. p. cm. 1. Kincaid, Duncan (Fictitious character)-Fiction. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. All rights reserved, including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. SCRIBNER and design are registered trademarks of Simon & Schuster Inc. Designed by erich hobbing.

Senior policeman Commander Albert Gilbert is found dead at home.

Author: Deborah Crombie. Senior policeman Commander Albert Gilbert is found dead at home. Inspector Duncan Kincaid and his partner Sergeant Gemma James soon have their prime suspect in Geoff Genovase, until one of Gemma’s colleagues, Jackie Temple, voices her suspicions about a senior police officer.

He managed to reach Claire before her head made contact with the floor, and now knelt beside her, supporting her head and shoulders against his knees. her eyelids fluttered open and she moved her head restlessly. I’m sorry, she said as she focused on their faces. I can’t think what happened. She struggled to sit up, but Will restrained her gently. Keep your head down a bit longer. Just relax, now. Still feel woozy?. When she shook her head, he raised her a few inches.

Crombie Deborah - скачать бесплатно все книги автора. Жанр: Детективы: прочее. In this dazzling addition to Deborah Crombie's acclaimed mystery series, a disappearance, a murder, and a child in danger lead Scotland Yard detectives Gemma James and Duncan Kincaid into London's legendary East End – a neighborhood where the rich and the poor, the ambitious and the dangerous, collide – to solve one of the most challenging and disturbing cases they've ever.

Автор: Дебора Кромби. Senior policeman Commander Albert Gilbert is found dead at home

Автор: Дебора Кромби. Крупнейшая электронная онлайн библиотека насчитывающая более 328 942 произведений в 270 жанрах. Inspector Duncan Kincaid and his partner Sergeant Gemma James soon have their prime suspect in Geoff Genovase, until one of Gemma's colleagues, Jackie Temple, voices her suspicions about a senior police officer.

Crombie at the 2014 Texas Book Festival. Deborah Crombie (née Darden) is an American author of the Duncan Kincaid, Gemma James mystery series set in the United Kingdom. Mourn Not Your Dead (1996; ISBN 978-0-684-80131-5). Deborah Darden Dallas, Texas, United States. Crombie was raised in Richardson, Texas, and has lived in the United Kingdom. She now lives in McKinney, Texas. Crombie studied biology at Austin College and was a writing student of Warren Norwood at Tarrant County College. Dreaming of the Bones (1997

Mourn Not Your Dead - Deborah Crombie. He stopped at the bookcases and ran his finger along the spines of the well-thumbed books on the top shelf.

Mourn Not Your Dead - Deborah Crombie. Archeology, ar. anal. rime referenc. any of them were gifts from his mother, sent in her continual quest to remedy what she considered his lack of a proper education.


Comments: (7)

Kriau
One of my guilty pleasures is reading mysteries. I particularly like those in a series as the main character(s) return for each installment and I enjoy watching their stories develop. Having a focus on characters and location, in addition to the mystery, also keep things interesting. These books by Deborah Crombie are what "cozy" mysteries were before the genre was taken over by the schlocky and formulaic books so often published currently. They offer fun, enjoyable reads without a lot of blood or violence and yet aren't total fluff either.

In this installment, everything you need for a good read is here: characters which are likeable but complex, a setting that lends itself to the reader getting comfy (think reading chair with a hot or cold drink easily at hand), and a mystery that keeps you reading to find out "who-dun-it". After four books, I have come to depend on Ms. Crombie to provide a purely entertaining read without blood or gore and one which will encourage me to continue on to the next book once this is finished. She delivered on this one and I have already downloaded Dreaming of the Bones. My only real complaint relates to one of the mysteries not being solved (or acknowledged it wasn't) by the end of the book. Hopefully, that little hanging tidbit will get resolved next time out.
Brightfury
At the end of this book Gemma actually says that it feels like she and Kincaid have spent the entire book (well, this case) "coming and going in cars". You will read A LOT about driving, roads, traffic, and so on in the book.

You will also read a lot -- really an amazing amount -- about food, interior decoration, landscapes and cityscapes, and drinking cups of tea. And also watch Kincaid and Gemma winnow their way through dozens of suspects until Kincaid finally detects the real killer and gets him / her to confess, aka explain how he/she did it, why, and tie up all the loose ends. And, because Ms Crombie made the decision to have her series also involve a romance, to see how THAT comes along.

These are the coziest of cozy mysteries. When you have a Villain who drugs the family dog rather than killing it, you are definitely in cozy mystery land.

Don't get me wrong; I am really enjoying listening to this series so far. Rigorously Righteous Detective Superintendant Duncan Kincaid and his partner / lover (?) Detective Sgt Gemma James always have a moment at the end of the book when the real killer has confessed and Gemma pulls Kincaid aside and she says "Guv, she / he has only done what ANYONE would do," and Kincaid lectures her along the lines of "But no, Gemma, we are talking about The Law here and that's a line we must never cross. No, love, we must take him / her in to be charged", etc. Of course, since no confession in these books is ever preceded by a caution (just like being read your Miranda rights in the US, in Britain the subject must be cautioned as to his right to be silent, to have a lawyer present, etc -- in other words, all the cautionary advice specifically designed to prevent the unwary suspect from making the confession which DS Kincaid has figured out the best way to manipulate the suspect into making -- and there is always a moment where Kincaid realizes that yep, our suspect is going to fall for it and "he relaxes"...) all of these cases would be thrown out before there would even BE a charge.

But that's the territory of a police procedural, and that's not what I want. (Although I am curious to see if Ms Crombie ever figures this out.) I love watching the befuddled Kincaid and James eat, not eat (there are always several growling stomachs in each book, which I'm sure I mainly notice because I'm hearing the narrative), hike, agonize over their relationship, and basically notice and describe every damn thing, which is only endurable because Crombie is such a good writer, and of course drive around in cars.

But none of that is a problem, although I'm sure if I were reading I'd be skipping pages, because things can get pretty slow.

The main thing here is whether and how Gemma and Kincaid are going to get together and stay together. And because, hey, I love a good cozy mystery, and so far these are some of the best.
Qumen
This installment of Deboarh Crombie's Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James mysteries definitely held my interest. However, I agree with some of the other reviewers who found this one weaker than many of the other Kincaid/James outings. I agree that it is slower--there is too much driving back and forth, and lots of time spent sitting with food and drink of various sorts. As several reviewers noted, one important crime remains unsolved; Kincaid and James do not even sum up that situation at the end of the book, which I found out of character. On the other hand, Crombie creates an interesting village with a variety of interesting characters, many of whom are plausible suspects for the murder of the victim who is not mourned. (This is one of the few Crombie mysteries that has a distinctive title that clearly relates to the crime.) The evolution of the relationship of Kincaid and James is interesting, but--again, like other reviewers--I was disappointed that only James seems to question the appropriateness of a romantic relationship between superior and subordinate. Crombie has created Kincaid as a character with modern sensibilities; as such, he should show more awareness of the power differential and the reasons behind prohibitions on such relationships.
Mourn Not Your Dead download epub
Mystery
Author: Deborah Crombie
ISBN: 0333668537
Category: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Subcategory: Mystery
Language: English
Publisher: Macmillan (1997)
Pages: 304 pages