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Charles and Caroline Todd are a mother-and-son writing team.

Charles graduated with a BA in Communication Studies with an emphasis on Business Management, while Caroline has a BA in English Literature and History and a Master’s in International Relations.

Their inspirations for their novels come from listening to their fathers’ and grandfathers’ stories, which allow them to write with passion about events before their own time.

Also, Charles’ and Caroline’s interest in historical wars like WWI, WWII, American and English Civil Wars, and their many trips to England have given them inspiration.

Each of their novels are based on fictional characters, either war-damaged Scotland Yard inspector Ian Rutledge or World War I British army nurse Bess Crawford.

Their 1996 novel, A Test of Wills, was nominated for the John Creasey Award, the Edgar Award, and the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association Dilys Award.

This novel was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.

Their novel, Wings of Fire, was selected as Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times, and A Question of Honor was awarded the Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel.

Bibliography

• A Test of Wills (1996)

• Wings of Fire (1998)

• Search the Dark (1999)

• Legacy of the Dead (2000)

• Watchers of Time (2001)

• A Fearsome Doubt (2002)

• The Murder Stone (2003)

• A Cold Treachery (2005)

• A Long Shadow (2006)

• A False Mirror (2007)

• A Pale Horse (2008)

• A Matter of Justice (2009)

• A Duty to the Dead (2009)

• An Impartial Witness (2010)

• The Red Door (2010)

• A Lonely Death (2011)

• A Bitter Truth (2011)

• An Unmarked Grave (2012)

• The Confession (2012)

• The Walnut Tree (2012)

• Proof of Guilt (2013)

• A Question of Honor (2013)

• An Unwilling Accomplice (2014)

• Hunting Shadows (2014)

• A Pattern of Lies (2015)

• A Fine Summer’s Day (2015)

Related Links

CharlesTodd.com

A Fine Summer's Day" was featured on Books & Co. on April 23, 2015.
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