Season of Darkness

Season of Darkness

A Mystery

Book - 2011
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"Late summer, 1940: England is at war, still reeling from the disastrous defeat at Dunkirk. Nevertheless, law must prevail and Inspector Tom Tyler of the Shropshire Constabulary is on the hunt for a vicious killer..."--Cover.
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, c2011
ISBN: 9780771043253
0771043252
Characteristics: 396 p. ; 23 cm

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maipenrai
Nov 16, 2016

The first book in the D. I. Tom Tyler series

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paulsarkisian
Oct 06, 2015

I enjoyed reading "Season of Darkness". The setting of rural Shropshire in England during early WWII really glowed. I found myself liking and caring about Inspector Tom Tyler, and all the various characters. Jennings is very skillful with her cast of people in the midst of stressful new realities of their world. I got involved and stayed involved.

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IV27HUjg
Feb 26, 2015

A bit tedious & not too thrilling. Benign mystery I only liked for the landscape it is set, Shropshire the lovely.

CranbrookLibrary Feb 02, 2015

While the murder mystery is the vehicle for the plot, what makes this book, and the others in the series, is how it brings to life rural England during WWII. With interest in this era spiking due to 'The Imitation Game' and 'The Bletchley Circle', this series will satisfy readers who want more.

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meyoubou
Mar 02, 2013

Good solid writing and intriguing plot.

susankeene Apr 28, 2012

Much detail about psychological and interpersonal lives of charactors, to detriment of plot development. Nice detail on era: I had no idea there were adolescent girls recruited from London to do farm work during WWII. Visit this author again, yes, as long as I have a few sure bets along with it.

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JacquieM
Oct 23, 2011

One of her best so far.

* Alta Vista Sep 20, 2011

Maureen Jennings will read from Season of Darkness at the Alta Vista Library, 2516 Alta Vista Dr. on Sat Oct 29, 2011, 2:00-3:00. Don't miss this chance to meet the author!

debwalker Aug 31, 2011

A murdered Land Girl in the aftermath of Dunkirk, and the heart of darkness in an English village - looking forward to this one!

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