Hiding. Inspector Ian Rutledge is back and he’s breaking more Scotland Yard rules in the novel by Charles Todd titled, The Black Ascot. A murder suspect, Alan Barrington, in a case that happened at the 1910 Ascot race has been missing for over ten years, and Rutledge gets permission to try to track him down. Fans of this popular crime series know that despite his nightmares from his World War I experience, Rutledge will doggedly investigate this case, and discover where Barrington has been hiding. Readers who enjoy character-driven crime fiction with engaging plots are those most likely to enjoy this novel and this series.
Rating: Four-star (I like it)
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