All Shall Be Well

All Shall Be Well

Book - 1994
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Perhaps it is a blessing when Jasmine Dent dies in her sleep. At long last an end has come to the suffering of a body horribly ravaged by disease. It may well have been suicide; she had certainly expressed her willingness to speed the inevitable. But small inconsistencies lead her neighbor, Superintendent Duncan Kincaid of Scotland Yard, to a startling conclusion: Jasmine Dent was murdered. But if not for mercy, why would someone destroy a life already so fragile and doomed? As Kincaid and his capable and appealing assistant Sergeant Gemma James sift through the dead woman's strange history, a troubling puzzle begins to take shape -- a bizarre amalgam of good and evil, of charity and crime . . . and of the blinding passions that can drive the human animal to perform cruel and inhuman acts.

Publisher: New York : C. Scribner's Sons ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, [1994]
Copyright Date: ©1994
ISBN: 9780060534394
Branch Call Number: CRO
Characteristics: 243 pages ;,22 cm


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Oct 26, 2017

Duncan Kincaid with the help of Gemma James investigate the death of his neighbor Jasmine. Is it murder, natural or suicide? The suspects include a downstairs friend, Jasmine's brother, or the home nurse and her boyfriend. It takes a long time to establish the motive. We also learn about Duncan and Gemma, their evolving relationship and their personal lives. A simple plot, a quick read and a satisfying novel. Onto the next one by Crombie.

Mar 13, 2013

Ok mystery with a nice continuing side story with the main characters.

Jul 28, 2012

Poignant and well-plotted.

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