Series: Inspector Ian Rutledge

Author: Charles Todd

A Test of Wills (2006)
3.9 of 5 Votes: 4
For a long time I assumed that I did not like historical crime fiction. So it’s taken me a quite a while to get around to reading this novel, the first in a series set in post World War I England featuring a war veteran, Inspector Ian Rutledge of Scotland Yard. Charles Todd (an American mother an...
Search the Dark (2000)
3.98 of 5 Votes: 2
Search the Dark is the third in author Charles Todd's excellent Inspector Ian Rutledge series, and, in my view, it is the best so far. Several other entries have followed this one and I will be interested to read them later to see just where the series goes. But not for a while, I think. After re...
Watchers of Time (2002)
3.96 of 5 Votes: 2
A Fearsome Doubt (2003)
4.01 of 5 Votes: 5
Legacy of the Dead (2001)
4.11 of 5 Votes: 3
Legacy of the Dead is the fourth in Charles Todd's Inspector Ian Rutledge series. This is an intelligently written, literate series about a veteran of the trench warfare in France during World War I who, after the war, is trying to pick up the pieces of his life and his career at Scotland Yard. B...
Wings of Fire (1999)
3.98 of 5 Votes: 2
“Shaken from sleep, and numbed and scarce awake,Out in the trench with three hours' watch to take,I blunder through the splashing mirk; and thenHear the gruff muttering voices of the menCrouching in cabins candle-chinked with light.Hark! There's the big bombardment on our rightRumbling and bumpin...
A Long Shadow (2006)
4.08 of 5 Votes: 4
After reading the previous book in this series, A Cold Treachery, I was interested to see where Inspector Ian Rutledge's cases would take him next and I decided to jump right in and read the next book in the series. After all, it was already on my Kindle waiting for me, just a click away.We first...
A Matter of Justice (2008)
3.99 of 5 Votes: 1
This may be my favorite Ian Rutledge book yet. The crime he solves is very interesting and there are some unexpected twists and turns. Rutledge's character is well-written in this one and the reader can get a sense of the zeal for justice that he has. He seems like such a pleasant person it is...