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The Plague Maiden Wesley Peterson #8

Kate Ellis Í 7 read

Another excellent book in the Wesley Peterson series #this one revolves around an excavation of a #one revolves around an excavation of a century lague it in the series This one revolves around an excavation of a 14th century lague it in the venue Devon Neil Watson the recurring archaeologist character is trying to discover the secret behind the it while Wesley Peterson the recurring DI character has two murders to solve who killed the young woman whose body is buried in the it along with the 14th century bones and is it related to the murder of a vicar 10 years reviously The extra Times of Bede problem is that a man has been incarcerated for theast 10 years for that murder Rightly or wrongly I didn t guess the murderer there were several last minute twists that flummoxed me In a less skillful writer that could have annoyed me but I like how Ellis handles those twists The only The Catechism of the Council of Trent part of the series that bothers me is Detective Sergeant Rachel Tracey s continuing unreuited crush on the married Wesley If I read one time about the shy smiles she directs at him or theain she feels when Wesley s wife is mentioned Possibly the best in the series so far and a very well written book with great City for Sale: Ed Koch and the Betrayal of New York plot As usual we have initially the diary of a vicar murdered some twelve years ago appearing in stage Thelot in the The Runaway Prophet Jonah Study Guide 1998 present revolves around the man convicted of killing him who now has an apparent new witness torove he is in fact innocentI thought this was Književna groupie 2: Strovaljivanje particularly good as the numerous strands of tales in theast of twelve years ago and a story from the fourteenth century when Plague hit the village and the search for the truth as to the death of the vicar all are Explained In A Convincing Manner in a convincing manner yet againI love the interlocking stories of the archaeological digs and the crimes even if they do seem a little coincidental at times Looking forward to the next one One of the best books of the series where the author interweaves historical tragedies with modern crime Everything is interconnected in the. When a letter arrives at Tradmouth olice station addressed to a DCI Norbert it causes uite a stir For though DCI Norbert has long since moved on the letter claims to have evidence that the man convicted of murdering the Rev Shipbourne Vicar of Belsham during the co. World of the young black detective Wesley Peterson who works for the CID of an imaginary town in Devon England While Wesley Wrestles With While Wesley wrestles with threat letters to a supermarket chain and unravels two twelve year old murders he finds that the Reality Hunger: A Manifesto. David Shields parallels betweenast and Learner Strategies in Language Learning present are than a mild curiosity Sometimes the only clues that lead to a murderer reside in the esoteric archeological documents The hero is a charming and smart overworkedoliceman The tension comes from the routine in the Dangerously Placed police work waiting They are always waiting for the lab results for the outcome of a search for the next suspect s interview or for theublic to come forward with informationAs usual for this series the story background is brooding full of introspection The grim sunless atmosphere of the approaching winter and unresolved conflicts is augmented by the writer s mastery of descriptions If an artist had been Just Destiny painting the Dartmoor landscape the next morning he or she would have made good use of the color grey mid grey for the vast sky green grey for the sodden earth a dark brownish grey for the trees and bushes and a cold darker shade for the scattered rocks walls and farm buildings The emotional honesty Ms Ellis employs in her writing raises the novel from the mass of mediocre mysteries When therotagonist admits to himself something not commonly considered Paradise Run politically correct I sympathize I understand his feelings and share them and in therocess of our bonding he becomes alive Mental illness made him uncomfortable but then it had that effect on many eople What I find extraneous in all THE BOOKS OF THIS SERIES IS books of this series is author s attempts to introduce ersonal stress into her detective Help Me, Jacques Cousteau plots Theassages about Wesley s sexual interest in his coworker Rachel or hers in him or the strain between Wesley and his wife seem alien to the stories They don t add color or verisimilitude Instead they seem to clutter. Urse of a robbery in 1991 is innocent Despite having a full case load including investigating a series of vicious attacks on a local supermarket chain DI Wesley Peterson is forced to at least follow up on the letter writer's claims Meanwhile archaelologist Neil Wats. The narrative and blur its focus Without those I d have given it 5 stars As it is 4 stars Definitely recommended There s always much to enjoy in every book in this series #AND THIS ONE IS NO EXCEPTION BUT THIS WAS #this one is no exception but this was my least favourite so far To be fair it might have something to do with the fact that I was reading this when the andemic overwhelmed us causing a lot of distraction and the title is not exactly comforting in the circumstances I didn t find the lot as interesting as usual and although I ve become fond of all the characters there was one oint when Wesley really annoyed me and characters there was one Wie war das noch? Schulwissen, neu aufpoliert point when Wesley really annoyed me and was very irritating too Totally addicted though so onto the next one Enjoyed the juxtaposition of the twolots the Hidden Boundaries plague from the 1350 s and the modern day germ research And the ongoing development of the characters in this series 5 Words history crime murderolice familyI m not sure if I like how Wesley is changing but I guess it has to be that wayThis one kept me guessing longer than the last few haveAlthough I didn t find this book as gripping and interesting as revious boo Love Kate Ellis s Wesley Peterson series I was recommended one by a rivate bookshop when I was on Holiday in Devon and fell in love with the easy to read style and the characters The book I started on was The Mechanical Devil which was book number 22 so I managed to order the first two in the series and I think the one which I have just finished is number eight so thankfully I have many hours of thorough indulgence to look forward to One of the best modern detective story writers I have come accross This was a good read with the exception of a little obscene language which is a shame because it will cause me to Gods Callgirl proceed with caution in reading others of Kate Ellis books I uite enjoy the characters as they set aboutiece by Forever I'm Yours piece sorting thorough the evidence until it all falls intolace Always entertaining. On is excavating as site in Pest Field near Belsham church He discovers a mass grave that leads him to conclude that the site earmarked for development is one of an ancient medieval lague it But disturbing is the discovery that the grave is home to a recent reside.