Gambling with Darkness - By Rose Doyle

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Gambling with Darkness

Written by: Rose Doyle
Category: Fiction
Genre: Romance, Historical Romance

Book Details:

ISBN 10: 0340827408
ISBN 13: 9780340827406
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
Date Published: September 1, 2003
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Condition: Acceptable
Appearance: The book cover shows some signs of wear, including slight creases and edge wear. The spine appears intact but may have some creasing. The pages are likely yellowed due to age, and there may be some minor markings or annotations inside.


A dangerous romance set against the drama and confusion of the closing days of World War II It is 1944. Honor Cusack is a first-year medical student at University College Dublin. She becomes involved with a young German doctor, Oscar Raeder, who has been studying in Dublin since before the war, and supports him when he is suspected of murdering a prostitute. Bridie Keogh was known to have soldiers - and rumoured to have German spies - among her clientele, but as her body is found in one of the preserving tanks in the dissection room, the entire medical faculty is under suspicion. A second murder - this time of a German spy - is also discovered inconveniently near where Raeder lives. As the horror of the concentration camps filters through, Raeder becomes the focus for hatred of Germany. And it turns out that his brother is a POW at the Curragh. Aghast at the prejudice the brothers encounter, and convinced that Raeder is no murderer - Honor agrees to help them both return to Germany, even though she knows this may mean the end of their relationship.

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