All Shall Be Well (Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James, Bk 2)
All Shall Be Well - Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James, Bk 2 Author:Deborah Crombie Perhaps it is a blessing when Jasmine Dent dies in her sleep. At long last an end has come to the suffering of a body horribly ravaged by disease. It may well have been suicide; she had certainly expressed her willingness to speed the inevitable. But small inconsistencies lead her neighbor, Superintendent Duncan Kincaid of Scotland Yard, to a st... more »artling conclusion: Jasmine Dent was murdered. But if not for mercy, why would someone destroy a life already so fragile and doomed? As Kincaid and his capable and appealing assistant Sergeant Gemma James sift through the dead woman's strange history, a troubling puzzle begins to take shape -- a bizarre amalgam of good and evil, of charity and crime . . . and of the blinding passions that can drive the human animal to perform cruel and inhuman acts.« less
Why did terminally ill Jasmine Dent, with only a few months to live, commit suicide? Duncan Kincaid, her upstairs neighbor and Crombie's Scotland Yard hero, is uneasy. Too much doesn't add up. Treating the 40-something woman's death as suspicious, he and his partner Gemma James begin trying to learn something about the aloof Jasmine's life in hopes of shedding light on her death. Did she or didn't she? If she didn't, who did?