Stratton's War - Laura Wilson Reviews
Description:ISBN 0752876244 / Genre: Crime / Thriller / Author: Laura Wilson / Edition: Export ed / Hardcover / 449 Pages / Book is published 2008-02-07 by Orion
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Stratton's War by Laura Wilson
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A Capital Crime - Laura WilsonThe Rillington Place Murders Retold (793 words)
by fizzywizzy - written on 17/08/11 (Very useful, 65 readings)
"Ten Rillington Place murders" - is an examination of the evidence, looking in particular at Evans as a victim and making the point that he was convicted on shaky evidence. Wilson, on the other hand, has the benefit of using a fictional narration to look at the case from the point of view of the police. Her decision to end the story on an ambiguous note is one that challenges most writers on the case: while Evans could not have committed the later murders, there was never any evidence strong enough to completely exonerate him of the murder of his wife and child. In basing her story around the Rillington Place case, Wilson has chosen a most compelling and ...
An Empty Death - Laura WilsonA tangled tale (625 words)
by elkiedee - written on 13/02/10, updated on 09/11/11 (Very useful, 15 readings)
to come. It is the second novel to feature DI Stratton, following on from Stratton s War, but there is no need to have read the earlier book - Laura Wilson s six previous crime novels were all standalones and this story works very well on its own terms. This historical crime story starts quite slowly as Dacre builds up his new identity, and Stratton deals with the frustrations and bureaucracy of day to day police work and what does turn out to be a murder investigation. I was really interested in the characters though and the book held my attention even before the pace picked up. The story is told from three viewpoints - those of Todd/Dacre, DI Stratton and his wife ...