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The Rose in Darkness

(A book in the Inspector Charlesworth series)
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While running for her life, a failed actress comes across a dead body
Sari Morne had a shot at stardom, a five-year deal with a European film studio, and a starring role in an Italian romance that was poised to become a classic. But the film flopped, and Sari wasted her big break, disappearing from the set to flirt with her new beau: Prince Aldo, heir to a dukedom. Three years later, she is washed up, and all she has left from her romance is a ring - the tremendous heirloom diamond that the Duke's associates will kill to retrieve.

Sari is being chased by the Duke's henchmen when a tree falls across her path. She swaps cars with a man on the other side of the fallen timber, who is in just as much of a hurry as she is. When she reaches home, she realizes why. There is a corpse in the back seat - a young woman, beautiful no more. Death is all around her, and Sari's only hope is to keep running.

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Hardback Editions

May 1982 : UK Hardback
Title: Rose in Darkness (Atlantic large print)
Author(s): Christianna Brand
ISBN: 0-85119-471-0 / 978-0-85119-471-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Press
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June 1979 : UK Hardback
Title: Rose in Darkness
Author(s): Christianna Brand
ISBN: 0-7181-1791-3 / 978-0-7181-1791-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael.Joseph
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Paperback Editions

1982 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The rose in darkness (Atlantic large print)
Author(s): Christianna Brand
ISBN: 0-89340-424-1 / 978-0-89340-424-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: J. Curley
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Kindle Editions

March 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Rose in Darkness (The Inspector Charlesworth Mysteries)
Author(s): Christianna Brand
Publisher: Road
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