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The Reckoning

(2014)
(The fourth book in the John Madden series)
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The Reckoning is a stunning, atmospheric crime novel teeming with twists and moving between the 1940s, the First and Second World Wars.

The Second World War has ended, leaving a bruised and fragile peace. But this tranquillity is threatened when a shocking murder takes place in the Sussex countryside. Before long, police experts discover a link to another, earlier, killing hundreds of miles away . . .

While Scotland Yard detective Billy Styles struggles to find a link between these two murders, a strange twist of fate brings former Detective Inspector John Madden into the investigations.

As the victim count rises it becomes clear that to catch this serial killer Madden, Styles and young policewoman Detective-Constable Lily Poole must act quickly. But Madden remains haunted by the mysteries at the heart of the case. Why was his name in a letter the second target had been penning, just before he died? Could the real clue to these perplexing murders lie within the victims' pasts? And within his own?

Rennie Airth, the author of River of Darkness, The Blood-Dimmed Tide and The Dead of Winter presents his greatest and most compelling novel yet.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Used availability for Rennie Airth's The Reckoning

Hardback Editions

August 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Reckoning
Author(s): Rennie Airth
ISBN: 0-670-78568-7 / 978-0-670-78568-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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June 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Reckoning (Inspector Madden series)
Author(s): Rennie Airth
ISBN: 1-4472-6122-4 / 978-1-4472-6122-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mantle
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Paperback Editions

1742 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Reckoning (Inspector Madden series)
Author(s): Rennie Airth
ISBN: 1-4472-6125-9 / 978-1-4472-6125-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
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February 2015 : Paperback
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Title: [(The Reckoning : A John Madden Mystery)] [By (author) Rennie Airth] published on (February, 2015)
Author(s): Rennie Airth
Publisher: Penguin Books
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February 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Reckoning: A John Madden Mystery
Author(s): Rennie Airth
ISBN: 0-14-312694-6 / 978-0-14-312694-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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August 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Reckoning
Author(s): Rennie Airth
ISBN: 0-14-319087-3 / 978-0-14-319087-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Canada
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June 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Reckoning (Inspector Madden series)
Author(s): Rennie Airth
ISBN: 1-4472-6124-0 / 978-1-4472-6124-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mantle
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Audio Editions

October 2015 : UK Audio CD

Title: The Reckoning
Author(s): Rennie Airth
ISBN: 1-4079-5372-9 / 978-1-4079-5372-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
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October 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Reckoning
Author(s): Rennie Airth
Publisher: Soundings
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October 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Reckoning
Author(s): Rennie Airth
Publisher: Soundings
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October 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Reckoning
Author(s): Rennie Airth
Publisher: Soundings
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August 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Reckoning: John Madden, Book 4
Author(s): Rennie Airth
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Reckoning
Author(s): Rennie Airth
ISBN: 1-4906-3053-8 / 978-1-4906-3053-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

August 2014 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Reckoning: A John Madden Mystery (John Madden Mysteries Book 4)
Author(s): Rennie Airth
Publisher: Penguin Books
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August 2014 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Reckoning
Author(s): Rennie Airth
Publisher: Penguin Canada
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July 2014 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Reckoning: A John Madden Novel 4
Author(s): Rennie Airth
Publisher: Mantle
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June 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Reckoning (John Madden Mystery Book 4)
Author(s): Rennie Airth
Publisher: Mantle
Availability: Amazon UK