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By Elena Forbes

Detective Inspector Mark Tartaglia and his accomplice, Detective Sergeant Sam(antha) Donovan, pull a murder in the middle of a wretchedly chilly London iciness. appealing artwork broker Rachel Tenison is located lifeless in Holland Park, bare, certain, and organized in a ritualistic pose which may be associated with an previous case. Tartaglia and Donovan, each one suffering from their deepest torments (Tartaglia's failed romance and Donovan's assault by means of a perp in a prior homicide), paintings the murders with their motley, quirky staff. Their methodical research, hampered by means of the relentlessly undesirable climate, digs into the darkish underbelly of London's S&M scene. because the case unravels, it truly is muddied by way of the messy own lives of some in their colleagues with too-close ties to the sufferer. Forbes attracts her readers in with wealthy surroundings and meticulous aspect. regardless of an incredible disagreement and a few free ends which could were tied up, Forbes's sequel to Die with Me will locate lots of lovers who take pleasure in British procedurals

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The Times “Forbes has written an engrossing police procedural that fans of Jill McGown and Ian Rankin will place on their reserve list. ” — Library Journal (starred review) “Forbes clearly has a strong idea about who her characters are and what motivates them . . ” — Fast Forward Weekly For George Copyright © 2008 Elena Forbes All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher.

First published in Great Britain in 2008 by Quercus, 21 Bloomsbury Square, London, WCIA 2NS, England. This edition published in 2011 by House of Anansi Press Inc. 110 Spadina Avenue, Suite 801 Toronto, ON, M5V 2K4 Tel. ca LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA CATALOGUING IN PUBLICATION Forbes, Elena Our lady of pain / Elena Forbes. “A Mark Tartaglia mystery”. eISBN 978-1-77089-026-8 I. Title. 92 C2010-906474-7 Cover design: Daniel Cullen Cover image: Hans Neleman © Getty Images We acknowledge for their financial support of our publishing program the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund.

National Post “Page-turning and assured . . in the vein of Ruth Rendell and P. D. James . . ” — The Times “Forbes has written an engrossing police procedural that fans of Jill McGown and Ian Rankin will place on their reserve list. ” — Library Journal (starred review) “Forbes clearly has a strong idea about who her characters are and what motivates them . . ” — Fast Forward Weekly For George Copyright © 2008 Elena Forbes All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher.

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