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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 39 ratings
5 / 5 Wan
Thomas Bexley is the forensic photographer (one of a prime minister in a country) doing partorisca some Metropolitan Police. It is June 1904 and is request partorisca examine an evidence, take photographs and investigation some circumstances that surrounds a murder of the daughter of sixteen years, Betsan Tilny, in Dinas Powys, the small village in Country of Galles Of the sud. Bexley Relates a history of a sure distance of 1913, but a reader is immediately does conscious that something deeply unpleasant spent during his investigations done nine years hardly arrives in a village partorisca begin his work of detective, Bexley develops the life-threatening raging fever, which cause hallucinations and affects his test – so that a reader can not be sure that objectively arrived and that it is a product of the his delirious imagination. Notwithstanding An effect in a fever, is a imperious and character quite unpleasant. There are mysteries to untangle and secrets to discover, everything does in Bexley is bull quite clumsy-in-a way of door.
While have enjoyed a history, and especially a climax was very presented, a narrative no the true coverage somehow, lack that feels of authenticity that fully enwraps a reader. Some characters are odd and credibility of lack, any always convince in that say and do. There is also some anachronistic use of words that has not been common coin at the same time of a novel like such “skillset” and an use of a Lady “of term”. A history to entertain that rasga to the long of, but finally, the bit of the disappointment.
4 / 5 Chante
Ossia The fantastic book . I really enjooyed the. A really transported fashion be of tower to the small village a prompt 20th century. A character of principle is strong and involving and a plot that excites. You recommend that you read this book.
5 / 5 Ginger
THANKS TO Tracy in Complusive Readers for my invitation to a recognition and Orion for my copy of a book the transmission for the just and sincere description.

Is not very thick that I can say that I am surprised by the book but this one has done totally.

Has been expecting the history of historical crime that it is, but with like this more, almost grieve Thomas arrives in a start of small village of odd things to spend. Thomas results to ail and begins to see some really disturbing things. It dips this down his fever but is or is there more his ?

This book is seriously creepy in of the places and I has has had to that the place down once or two times, likes creepy the thrillers will love of east.

Is also a lot descriptive in of the places in his findings like the forensic science like this possibly any for a fainthearted !

Was really gripped for a book and I has loved to maintain reading to discover that really spent the Betsan and an author maintains a reader that suppositions that added to a colgante.

A creepy atmospheric gothic thriller with the roughly gruesome the details concealed maintained me engrossed throughout, is a start I really adds  novel.
5 / 5 Brittany
Was absolutely fascinated for a blurb for A Shadow in a Lentil. Thomas Bexley is one of some premiers forensic photographers and in 1904 calls to the small Welsh village to research a grisly has died of the young woman, Betsan Tilny. A village of Dinas Powys is the odd place, full of the people have hid, curtain twitchers and odd folk. Thomas can not expect take anything coherent out of his really.

Ossia The very atmospheric novel with nodding to a supernatural. A village resupplies the a lot of claustrophobic setting for Thomas' investigation. In spite of all the world-wide call Inspector, is not the police agent, but is involved by some police to research in his behalf. This attacked like this quite unusual but certainly leaves the different slant to a mystery of usual murder.

So only likes Thomas, has not had any clue the one who a murderous was to result to be and an author is specialised certainly in main a reader down one issues so only for him to result to be the cul-de-sac. I can not it say has taken to any of some characters but I do not think has been supposed to really. They are one stirs odd to say a less.

A Shadow in a Lentil is an interesting bed, enough an unexpected one of my point of view in this I has not expected a supernatural appearance or in fact a gothic horror. Certainly it have has has wanted to visits it Dinas Powys in 1904! Ossia The add read for a defender of historical fiction, especially that loves the creepy and enclosed setting. Oh, And so only I owe that mention that there is the map of a village. It is the one who some readers love the map!
5 / 5 Matilda
A year is 1904 and Thomas Bexley law for Yard of Scozia like the detective of specialist in forensics. It is dispatched to a small village of Dinas Powys to Country of Galles Of the sud, where the young daughter, Betsan Tilney, is apparently killed state in the oddest way.

Arrives and is almost immediately attacked down for the mysterious illness that spends down with fevers, headaches and hallucinations. It Likes him the progress of history, Bexley results one increasingly unreliable narrator to the equal that have followed his investigation, which is annoyed constantly reason considers to be ‘backward' locals. It is aided by an obstructive boss of a local joint and a youngster, bumbling local police, the one who is not any a lot of help neither! They are enmeshed in parochial superstition and determined to convince Bexley that his illness will annoy his investigation. But it is anxious to pursue a chance and discover reason Betsan has been murdered, and reason.

Is hard to believe ossia Hurcom first novel! He ticks all some boxes to attract a hard plus and more hardened readers of supernatural fiction. It is creepy, disturbing, eerie, darkness, horrifying and macabra in the each way that it gothic the thriller would owe that be. He you uneasy, your skin crawl and will not want to change some lights was! But also it calms it does not want to dip the down!

Hurcom Descriptions of life of the village and the mentality are something-on (yes, he at present bolt in Dinas Powys – but is speaking roughly life behind in a punctual 1900 is). This collective animosity to outsiders, together with the fear of any suggestion or the clue of a stranger is highly evident. A reader literally can feel Bexley the isolation in a way is treated for some locals, and this adds to a global sense of unease during a book.

Ossia An excellent start of 4 stars. I am looking forward to reading more than this author.
4 / 5 Nana
June 17th, 1904, Dinas Powys (southwest of Cardiff, Country of Galles, for those of you a lot familiar with a zone). A Labour party has been formed. According to Boer the war has come to finalise. That The suffrage of the women is dominating some headlines. First world-wide War Is far to a future, his up to now ignored horrors.

And an organism of Betsan Tilny has been found joined in of the canals, his eyes gouged was and the burned organism. It is until Thomas Bexley to research, but a villagers of Dinas Powys is not exactly afterwards with information.

In the personal level, has loved absolutely read A Shadow in a Lentil how is dipped in of the zones know and amour. Although it can not be exciting to a lot, there is something roughly having the book dips for your account doorstep concealed the fact all a more amorous.

This book is a lot of things . Gothic, horror, crime, mystery, but the majority of everything, downright scary. And it does not mean in the gory classifies of way. I mean in that tugs , shivering, looking-on-yours-class of shoulder of way. Hurcom Builds an atmosphere dulcemente but firmly, spooking you it your core at least expects it.

Does not consider Me easily spooked but has had a signal when reading this book that was like this engrossed that has taken the enormous fright when the door has been taken for a wind and has closed unexpectedly shut. It was to add, have wanted to love/ it that!

A plot and history softly transfers and turns, garnering quite any to maintain you interested but without feeling frantic. I have done a lot of suppositions in an identity of a murderous but every time Hurcom directed was down the different street so only to find in the dead-finalise still again. A development of character is excellent, particularly that of our protagonist Bexley, whose stubborn determination is like this endearing how is noble.

Forbidding, masterful, and ghostly: A Shadow in a Lentil is the novel of fantastic start for all the world-wide and any one.

Will love A Shadow in a Lentil there is enjoyed :

M. R. James – Oh, whistles it And will come your, Chico
Chat Dickens – A Signalman
5 / 5 Roscoe
3.5 of 5 stars
the shadow in a Lentil is the mystery of murder of the period dipped in a Edwardian Was. A turn of a 19th century has seen a lot of transmissions and scannings in the new age of discovery. The forensic photograph was the very new zone of police work and one this has tried invaluable in a solving of crimes. Ossia Still an age of superstition this in spite of and science and one supernatural is battling supremacy of paralizaciones – surely although a camera any lie?

Like the history begins fulfil Thomas Bexley like travesía to the small city to Country of Galles Of the sud to resupply assistance in a surgery to a death of the local woman. Betsan Tilny Is a victim, the young woman of apparently of questionable virtue although any looks to be able to enough say reason or pin down exactly which has done to incur such aversion. Some looks of village to be in a grip of hysterical the superstition and any look too much anxious to have the recently arrived poking around and wake things that remain more undisturbed. As you could imagine this a lot exactly things of easy mark for Bexley, fight with a surly innkeeper, a venue Councilman – Cummings – the one who is responsible to aim around – and also some locals the one who are incredibly reluctant to be drummed until question. On this Bexley games to lose with the violent illness that mark his work two difficult times and results like this severe that pode ail function.

That there is enjoyed in of the this. A period and attention to detail. They Like him the bed of mysteries of murder in this historical period where relieving was in his inception and the inspectors have had to trust more on intellect and feelings of gut. I think that that an author directs to create the really almost claustrophobic atmosphere of mentality of small city that marks any one relieving that much more difficult like the people conspire paralizaciones to obstruct a course of justice. Him him Like that has had of the pocolos red herrings that goes in to the long of a way and a sense of atmosphere that was in general dark and melancholic, an ominous forest, some dark rooms in an Inn and a positively gothic scene of horror in a crypt.

A writing was good to be sincere but am not totally sure that read for me. A history is said for Bexley in a form of his notes, which obviously tries to maintain in a fashion of the police report. It was not to be a fashion in the Bexley has has informed things or be Bexley he. I can any one quite decide. It is not always an easy plus to like character, is not that he particularly anything wrong like such but to the chairs like to begin his investigation in a wrong footing, is expecting the to be too easy, that he simply walk in, solve a chance and all the world would be surprised. On that, for me, there was at least an appearance of this that mine has arrived immediately and once there is inside my boss could do not shaking free, will not say reason because it was the spoiler but in some ways felt the little there is disappointed that I the second has has guessed things. Which is not to say has not jumped around the little, has not gone entirely sold in mine noton and has followed to some to to red herrings so only like Bexley, more has has had to that contrives very real of a whys and wherefores so only the wild theory more than anything more

there is enjoyed that an investigation has been annoyed for superstition. I have thought some scenes in a really added forest to one in general factor to tug that has come really to the boss when Bexley is finally be to examine an organism in a crypt.

In of the terms of critics. Any totally likes Bexley, which is not to say would not like me read more, but in of this time are not entirely bowled on for him. And, has thinks that that an end felt the little rushed – although I have done really like some final chapters. On the east chairs like a history has been resisted for behind the little for Bexley illness, chairs for likes it there is overwhelmed a history the little has bitten too much.

In general, a murder to entertain mystery with the clue of one supernatural.

Has received the copy by means of Netgalley, courtesy of an editor, so that my thank you. An on is my own opinion.
5 / 5 Romaine
When A narrator begins a history with the pocola note, be prepared for the very real history, there there is always the good reason for a note! 😉
Thomas Bexley is the forensic to photograph the one who has done like this well his work that every time there is the mystery one civilises llama to research. But this will not be one of some works has the habit of, of a start remarks that there is something odd in a chance. An organism has been moved, some agents that researches a chance does not look to have any real intentions to discover a truth, and then has something more…
With the murder to solve, Thomas will begin to have hallucinations and fever; all has related to the mysterious monster of a forest. It looks bobo, but is surrounded by people that believes in him and calm begins to remark something odd also, that ?
A history is based on 1904, where that the folklore and the legends were more credible that science; and this had done a history the really hunting book! Reason a reader does not know that to trust, a rational part that says that they are simply hallucination or a heart that says does the monster?
Had scared totally with this book, is scary hunting and like this very written that has loved to hide for behind a duvets from time to time! Reason A Shadow in a Lentil is not the light bed, is a book that will pursue your sleeps. Ready?
4 / 5 Vicente
“He never left, he still rests. A demon of this village.”

The mystery of murder fulfils supernatural thriller and gothic fiction in this chilling accounts. Thomas Bexley is writing his history the decade with which some chances takes place, using his entrances of newspaper for the reference and in the see extracted in several points in a book. It begins with the note that directs a reader directly and has loved some promises of a chilling, darkness and sinister things to come. Ossia A first time is spoken really in the spent during this odd chance and admits to the feeling has concerned roughly to the equal that was seen once develops a truth of all this transpired.

The forensic photograph is still in his infancy and Bexley, known in a field for his eye for detail and his present to dip an evidence has jointed, is the skilled detective the one who is sent to assist with chance of serious crime by means of a country. When Betsan Tilny has murdered brutally in a Welsh village isolated of Dinas Powys, Bexley calls to help solve a crime. But in his arrival is dismayed to find that it look to upload to annoy his presence. They have done on touching import the one who committed a crime and see Thomas like an unnecessary complication that stirs on question and not comprising that do things.

Shortly after his arrival Bexley has the sense to be looked, which so only augments over time. Also it touches to lose with the fever that inhibits his capacity to do and he forces to take his bed. And it is this fever that is by train to do imagine seeing a ghost of Betsan Tilny? It is the man of science and does not believe in such atrocity and decides that it is the manifestation of his fever. But it can not shake a fear the one who that is seeing is everything too real and a victim that comes from decirprpers something. Impeding His investigation is a unwillingness of a villagers to assist in an investigation. They are hiding something, perhaps included harbouring the murderous, and Bexley is determined to take to a fund of him.

Bexley Is the serious man, concentrated the one who has any time to do friends or laze roughly. It is there to do a work of entity in the thorough way and will not leave anything among his way, not even when being like this ailing can ail stand. You are the protagonist adds and liked that of different more another does not see any correlation among Betsan rumoured promiscuity and his death, adapting people repeatedly that at all it gives any one a legislation to rape or kill another and at all a lot means to deserve such things that spends to them. It was happy has Thomas in his corner, struggling to find a truth and spend his murderous the justice when another was happy of an easy way was and anxious to brush a whole thing under a carpet.

Councilman Robert Cummings is the loathsome character. It is a polar opposite of Thomas and looks entirely uninterested solve a crime. He any secret of a fact that does not love Thomas there, his repulsion of a victim, or that is to do on his alcohol roughly the one who has killed Betsan a lot @@subject the one who some shows of evidence. It exits of his way to prevent the real investigation and Thomas marvels Cummings is a reason all the world is reluctant to speak his. It likes him Thomas I was suspicious that really know and that does not love paralizaciones to undermine.

Like the truths were developed dulcemente and some secrets of a village begin to be spent to light, a book is resulted increasingly last to dip down. It was gripped and could not turn some pages quickly enough. A brilliant beginning that it is the glorious mix of some of my favourite genders and one would recommend. An atmospheric prose me feel fully submerged in a history and has had a eeriness throughout. Ossia One of these precise books read with some lights on.

THANKS TO Orion Groups Editor and NetGalley for my copies of ARCH of this book.
4 / 5 Hanna
A Shadow in a Lentil is the creepy, atmospheric and supernatural thriller that there is enjoyed really. It is a type to reserve this would be adds to crimps up with in the night of cold winters, this in spite of can do the jump in the each noise listens!

An author the work adds that it describes a village in this book to the equal that was easy to imagine that it is eats to live there. A mentality of small village with his fear of strangers and anything new helped adds to a unease felt whilst reading. Each character there looks to have the motive for a murder and this, together with a creepy description of village, adds to a tension in a book. Also it ensures that I have not had any idea the one who a murder was has like this enjoyed to try for was it at the side Thomas.

These starts of book was quite slow but collected to choose up spends like this do stay with him. I have enjoyed to learn more in forensic photograph and a crew involved as well as discovering more in that life would have been he likes in 1904. It is the supernatural bed how is quite scary in of the places, although it seats some the historical elements of a book balanced it on amiably.

This incredibly is the novel to begin of an author and am excited to read more than him in a future.

Enormous thanks to Tracy Fenton to invite to a recognition of blog and to Orion for my copy of this book has seen Netgalley.
4 / 5 Gidget
3.5 Of 5 stars
the shadow in a Lentil is the mystery of murder of the period dipped in a Edwardian Was. A turn of a 19th century has seen a lot of transmissions and scannings in the new age of discovery. The forensic photograph was the very new zone of police work and one this has tried invaluable in a solving of crimes. Ossia Still an age of superstition this in spite of and science and a supernatural is battling partorisca supremacy – surely although a camera any lie?

Like the history begins fulfil Thomas Bexley like travesía to the small city to Country of Galles Of the sud partorisca resupply assistance in a surgery to a death of the local woman. Betsan Tilny Is a victim, the young woman of apparently of questionable virtue although any look partorisca be able to enough say why or pin down exactly which has done to incur such aversion. Some looks of village to be in a grip of hysterical the superstition and any look too much anxious to have the recently arrived poking around and wake things that remain more undisturbed. As you could imagine this a lot exactly things of easy mark for Bexley, fight with a surly innkeeper, a venue Councilman – Cummings – the one who is responsible to aim around – and also some locals the one who are incredibly reluctant to be drummed until question. On this Bexley games to lose with the violent illness that mark his work two difficult times and results like this severe that can ail function.

That there is enjoyed in of the this. A period and attention to detail. They Like him the bed of mysteries of murder in this historical period where relieving was in his inception and the inspectors have had to trust more on intellect and feelings of gut. I think that that an author directs to create the really almost claustrophobic atmosphere of mentality of small city that marks any one relieving that much more difficult like the people conspire to obstruct a course of justice. Him him Like that has had of the pocolos red herrings that goes in to the long of a way and a sense of atmosphere that was in general dark and melancholic, an ominous forest, some dark rooms in an Inn and a positively gothic scene of horror in a crypt.

A writing was good to be sincere but am not totally sure that read for me. A history is said for Bexley in a form of his notes, which obviously tries to maintain in a fashion of the police report. It was not to be a fashion in the Bexley has has informed things or be Bexley he. I can any one quite decide. It is not always an easy plus to like character, is not that he particularly anything wrong like such but to the chairs like to begin his investigation in a wrong footing, is expecting the to be too easy, that he simply walk in, solve a chance and all the world would be surprised. On that, for me, there was at least an appearance of this that mine has arrived immediately and once there is inside my boss could do not shaking free, will not say reason because it was the spoiler but in some ways felt the little there is disappointed that I the second has has guessed things. Which is not to say has not jumped around the little, has not gone entirely sold in mine noton and has followed to some to to red herrings so only like Bexley, more has has had to that contrives very real of a whys and wherefores so only the wild theory more than anything more

there is enjoyed that an investigation has been annoyed for superstition. I have thought some scenes in a really added forest to one in general factor to tug that has come really to the boss when Bexley is finally be to examine an organism in a crypt.

In of the terms of critics. Any totally likes Bexley, which is not to say would not like me read more, but in of this time are not entirely bowled on for him. And, has thinks that that an end felt the little rushed – although I have done really like some final chapters. On the east chairs like a history has been resisted for behind the little for Bexley illness, chairs for likes it there is overwhelmed a history the little has bitten too much.

In general, a murder to entertain mystery with the clue of a supernatural.

Has received the copy by means of Netgalley, courtesy of an editor, so that my thank you. An on is my own opinion.
5 / 5 Mallory
When A narrator begins a history with the pocola note, be prepared for the very real history, there there is always the good reason for a note! 😉
Thomas Bexley is the forensic to photograph the one who has done like this well his work that every time has the mystery one civilises llama to research. But this will not be one of some works has the habit of, of a start remarks that there is something odd in a chance. An organism has been moved, some agents that researches a chance does not look to have any real intentions to discover a truth, and then has something more…
With the murder to solve, Thomas will begin to have hallucinations and fever; all has related to the mysterious monster of a forest. It looks bobo, but is surrounded by people that believes in him and calm begins to remark something odd also, that ?
A history is based on 1904, where that the folklore and the legends were more credible that science; and this had done a history the really hunting book! Reason a reader does not know that to trust, a rational part that says that they are simply hallucination or a heart that says does the monster?
Had scared totally with this book, is scary hunting and like this very writing that it has loved to hide for behind a duvets from time to time! Reason A Shadow in a Lentil is not the light bed, is a book that will pursue your sleeps. Ready?
4 / 5 Barney
A gothic novel of crime with the clue of one supernatural ossia the dark and creepy read which had hooked well of a start. Place in the Dinas Powys, he sleepy populate it Welsh next Cardiff where some locals all together clave, in 1904 Thomas Bexley one of some premiers the llama of forensic photographers to a village that follows the death. Betsan Tilny The youngster of local daughter has been found died in a forest. Thomas feels uneasy in a village and feels is looked and that a villagers is hiding something. Then to add to the his unease when it develops his photographs of an organism and the scene of crime sees it shadowy expensive in a fund, but really can be Betsan Tilny?
This book has the only storyline and is the very atmospheric bed. Has quite a lot of transfers and turns to maintain you that the supposition and some characters are everything intriguing. In the village where all the world-wide looks to have something to hide and with spooky the things that spends the character of Thomas is intent in uncovering that has spent to a youngster Betsan.
Ossia One that absorbs gothic thriller that could not dip down and has maintained to think in a novel long with which have finalised the. To good sure recommends this book and look forward to reading more for Sam Hurcom.
5 / 5 Grover
“He never left, he still rests. A demon of this village.”

The mystery of murder fulfils supernatural thriller and gothic fiction in this chilling history. Thomas Bexley is writing his history the decade with which some chances takes place, using his entrances of newspaper for the reference and in the see extracted in several points in a book. It begins with the note that directs a reader directly and has loved some promises of a chilling, darkness and sinister things to come. Ossia A first time is spoken really in the spent during this odd chance and admits to the feeling has concerned roughly to the equal that was seen once develops a truth of all this transpired.

The forensic photograph is still in his infancy and Bexley, known in a field for his eye for detail and his present to dip an evidence has jointed, is the skilled detective the one who is sent to assist with chance of serious crime by means of a country. When Betsan Tilny has murdered brutally in a Welsh village isolated of Dinas Powys, Bexley calls to help solve a crime. But in his arrival is dismayed to find that it look to upload to annoy his presence. They have done on touching import the one who committed a crime and see Thomas like an unnecessary complication that stirs on question and not comprising that do things.

Shortly after his arrival Bexley has the sense to be looked, which so only augments over time. Also it touches to lose with the fever that inhibits his capacity to do and he forces to take his bed. And it is this fever that is by train to do imagine seeing a ghost of Betsan Tilny? It is the man of science and does not believe in such atrocity and decides that it is the manifestation of his fever. But it can not shake a fear the one who that is seeing is everything too real and a victim that comes from decirprpers something. Impeding His investigation is a unwillingness of a villagers to assist in an investigation. They are hiding something, perhaps included harbouring the murderous, and Bexley is determined to take to a fund of him.

Bexley Is the serious man, concentrated the one who has any time to do friends or laze roughly. It is there to do a work of entity in the thorough way and will not leave anything among his way, not even when being like this ailing can ail stand. You are the protagonist adds and liked that of different more another does not see any correlation among Betsan rumoured promiscuity and his death, adapting people repeatedly that at all it gives any one a legislation to rape or kill another and at all a lot means to deserve such things that spends to them. It was happy has Thomas in his corner, struggling to find a truth and spend his murderous the justice when another was happy of an easy way was and anxious to brush a whole thing under a carpet.

Councilman Robert Cummings is the loathsome character. It is a polar opposite of Thomas and looks entirely uninterested solve a crime. He any secret of a fact that does not love Thomas there, his repulsion of a victim, or that is to do on his alcohol roughly the one who has killed Betsan a lot @@subject the one who some shows of evidence. It exits of his way to prevent the real investigation and Thomas marvels Cummings is a reason all the world is reluctant to speak his. It likes him Thomas I was suspicious that really know and that does not love paralizaciones to undermine.

Like the truths were developed dulcemente and some secrets of a village begin to be spent to light, a book is resulted increasingly last to dip down. It was gripped and could not turn some pages quickly enough. A brilliant beginning that it is the glorious mix of some of my favourite genders and one would recommend. An atmospheric prose me feel fully submerged in a history and has had a eeriness throughout. Ossia One of these precise books read with some lights on.

THANKS TO Orion Groups Editor and NetGalley for my copies of ARCH of this book.
4 / 5 Melia
A Shadow in a Lentil is the creepy, atmospheric and supernatural thriller that there is enjoyed really. It is a type to reserve this would be adds to crimps up with in the night of cold winters, this in spite of can do the jump in the each noise listens!

An author the work adds that it describes a village in this book to the equal that was easy to imagine that it is like this living there. A mentality of small village with his fear of strangers and anything new helped adds to a unease felt whilst reading. Each character there looks to have the motive for a murder and this, together with a creepy description of village, adds to a tension in a book. Also it ensures that I have not had any idea the one who a murder was has like this enjoyed to try for was it at the side Thomas.

These starts of book was quite slow but collected to choose up spends like this do stay with him. I have enjoyed to learn more in forensic photograph and a crew involved as well as discovering more in that life would have been he likes in 1904. It is the supernatural bed how is quite scary in of the places, although it seats some the historical elements of a book balanced it on amiably.

This incredibly is the novel to begin of an author and am excited to read more than him in a future.

Enormous thanks to Tracy Fenton to invite to a recognition of blog and to Orion for my copy of this book has seen Netgalley.
5 / 5 Jasmin
The to the left initiate me to say that a coverage of book is absolutely good-looking.
Has think that a premise was intriguing and has loved a start of a travesía and arrival in a village, an old fashioned way to write, an edifice-on the bit of atmosphere, dulcemente presenting a villagers and a chance of murder - the one who does not love an old fashioned Victorian whodunnit in the full village of weirdos and odd in disposal-ons?
The felt has lost his stride the bit in a half part with the be of point of plot of entity oh as obvious to all the world averts of a main protagonist, the one who is after all meant to be an extraordinary detective, with acute observational skills, and the enormous quantity of experience... Sherlock Holmes Is clearly no.
This in spite of, a history takes finally behind in clues, developing some secrets of sinister village one for one. It is conclusion perhaps the little predictable, and a last transfer the little twee, but found quell'quite atmospheric to choose on the second Bexley the delivery there would owe that be one.
I also think with his descriptive fashion probably done the wonderful audiobook.
4 / 5 Sofia
This has go in the first place in my radar in Orion marries in Cardiff last year. I have fulfilled Sam (the one who was lovely for a way) and was súper intrigued for his upcoming novel to start with. The Welsh historical + mystery that Dips + A clue of a paranormal. Sounds like the definite swipe for me. It was pleased like this to has been agreed for the copy of description.

Am thrilled to say this more than lived until my expectations. An atmosphere was incredible. Had an incredibly creepy air to one novel throughout. It seats almost claustrophobic, seemingly like our main character Thomas was has looked constantly. A lot we follow a history together with him, any always sure that exactly it is that it goes in.

A small city that dips to build helped to good sure this. A place where all the world knows each one which as others the secrets and any one trusts a outsider.

And of course, possibly a lot especially is the mystery adds . Abundance had of red herrings to the long of a way, but also follows that you no @to give is of entity until an end.

In general this was the novel of fantastic atmospheric mystery . If it touches it likes him he is on your street, highly recommends to choose this up!
4 / 5 Dewayne
1904, Thomas Bexley, the forensic photographer, one of a prime minister in his field, is sent to research an organism of the adolescent daughter expósita in the small rural village, a lot a clue beaten, Dinas Powys.

On arrived, Thomas early finds the things are not they like this look, those looks to be the murder staged, to a local alderman and far of useful local police Constable.

Like his investigations choose on no. Thomas is dipped to for the raging fever, no longer know if anything is like this look

Sam Hurcom writes to oblige it chilling history, an excellent history of the small village, insular, scared of myths and superstition.

Has said the week in June, a history said of the investigation of Thomas and gradual workings of a chance while it battles his illness.

With transfer and turns the abundance, a calm author take deeply to this history of murder and deception. The one who is saying a truth and the one who can Thomas confidence, and a lot still speaks his

the start was like that the historical thriller quickly results something much darker and more macabro.

That feels likes quite he Classically the history written, is done a lot well, and there is enjoyed really this beginning quite excellent and certainly will spend to the look was paralización more investigations of Thomas Bexley

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4 / 5 Myra
A gothic put of fashionable thriller in 1904. Forensic photographer Thomas Bexley called to a small village of Dinas Powys to Country of Galles to research a horrific murder of the young daughter. There it finds suspicious and silent alcohols villagers those who are not anything was, the more there looks to be some class of presence. 👻

This history taken enough the moment to take to a transmission of things, but enjoyed it has done once. It is the slow burner and a fashion to write is very pertinent to one was is dipped in. It is atmospheric and creepy with the clue of one supernatural. Thomas Bexley is one the interesting narrator and I have thought really grow to his character for an end of a history. It liked! There is an intriguing plot with the few transfers and turns which maintained turning some pages. It have to that I ask that in the earth is gone in in time, but he all has come near quite amiably for a conclusion of a book.

In general one that absorbs and gripping start and historical mystery. Down waiting for to read work further for Sam Hurcom.
4 / 5 Brittney
Is 1904 & forensic photograph is in his infancy. Thomas Bexley has done something of the name for him to help Yard of Scozia with his surgeries & to the equal that is sent Country of Galles to research a gory died of Betsan Tilsley. Of a moment it arrives in a village is attacked for which some inhabitants look mistrust him. An Alderman is unhelpful & a village constable incompetent. Attacked down with the fever shortly after his arrival looks everything is conspiring against Bexley.

This has touched to premise really interesting for the book. I found it unfortunately a uninspiring read. It can not warm to any of some characters, has found a narrator particularly nettling. I have been quite engaged to finalise a book but second that has been concerned, a plus has bitten of this book has been he is coverage! Thanks to the Club to Reserve Reviewer Group, Netgalley & an editor to leave me the description & read this book. It estimates it the 2.5- a coverage the created to the 3!
5 / 5 Mellisa
A plot is a lot well, and there are some moments of real storytelling talent. This in spite of, an injection of 21st century parlance the forms of the tongue of the 19th century is grating in some extremes - killset', and soyoving before' is not conducive to create a time and place. Spelling The deceptions abound - a retches more than wretches for p. p.ej. - And long descriptions of the fights of some main is quite overwrought. The characterisations are feeble and two dimensional. Worse although everything of of the this, this in spite of, is a ridiculous premise in that an investigation was instigated. Sad, but ghostly the anagrams have inserted to police procedurals only no the short .
4 / 5 Victoria
Has devoured this book. I maintained in colgante throughout and has the data at all was. A true gothic thriller with the supernatural undercurrent near in the far secluded little village. It is not fooled to think that goes to be cliche. It is any how May. A down side to read this book is that it owes final. I leave that it loves more!
5 / 5 Lynell
THANKS TO Tracy in Complusive Readers for my invitation to a recognition and to Orion for my copy of a book the transmission for the just and sincere description.

Is not very thick that I can say that I am surprised by the book but this one has done totally.

Has been expecting the history of historical crime that it is, but with like this more, almost grieve Thomas arrives in a start of small village of odd things to spend. Thomas results to ail and begins to see some really disturbing things. It dips this down his fever but is or is there more his ?

This book is seriously creepy in of the places and I has has had to that the place down once or two times, likes creepy the thrillers will love of east.

Is also a lot descriptive in of the places in his findings like the forensic science like this possibly any for a fainthearted !

Was really gripped for a book and I has loved to maintain reading to discover that really spent to Betsan and an author maintains a reader that suppositions that added to a colgante.

A creepy atmospheric gothic thriller with the roughly gruesome the details concealed maintained me engrossed throughout, is a start I really adds  novel.
4 / 5 Olimpia
Sam Hurcom novel to start with acts in classical United Kingdom folk-territory of horror, in a field, in of the small villages that has codes of silence, where some natives are superstitious and mistrustful of outsiders, where the odd things spend. It is all the little darkness of has bitten and the little bit creepy. That is perhaps different in a Shadow in a Lentil is like a folk the horror that dips blends in the murder-investigation-of mystery that goes to be particularly difficult to solve has his supernatural element and if a detective can not trust his own senses.

Thomas Bexley has when it calls to to look to a murder of the deep young woman mutilated, chained and burned prójimo to a forest for a village in Dinas Powys, the small village in a Welsh field. Thomas is not an inspector like such, but works like the photographer in that in 1904 is the new field of forensic investigation. Thomas suspicious that a villagers is hiding something, blaming Travellers and evoking a myth of the monster dreads known like Calon Farw the one who purportedly terrorises a region. Ailed for the fever of then arriving in the hallucinations of a village Thomas cause to see and listen entirely of unsettling things in Dinas Powys.

Hurcom The use of mark adds of a setting and a period to establish way. An odd behaviour of a superstitious villagers, a sullen innkeeper, a less than warm welcome receives powers, any to mention a gruesome treatment of an organism of a dead daughter all creates a half of horror and suspicion that quickly down to prójimos to hallucinatory madness.

This was all has had to that A Shadow in a Lentil still is the classical horror a lot of yarn, but Hurcom (and Thomas) persevere with a murder-investigation-of mystery, not losing never view of an aim, delving deeper to some characters and the activities that goes in in Dinas Powys. A revelations has like this dark and fascinating, a resolution that satisfies, Hurcom - again in classical fashion - leaving so only quite ambiguity for some things to remain opened without a totally rational explanation.
5 / 5 Kenyetta
A year is 1904 and Thomas Bexley law for Yard of Scozia like the detective of specialist in forensics. It is dispatched to a small village of Dinas Powys to Country of Galles Of the sud, where the young daughter, Betsan Tilney, is apparently killed state in the oddest way.

Arrive and is almost immediately attacked down for the mysterious illness that spends down with fevers, headaches and hallucinations. Like progresses of history, Bexley resulted one increasingly unreliable narrator to the equal that have followed his investigation, which is annoyed constantly reason considers to be ‘backward' locals. It is aided by an obstructive boss of a local joint and a youngster, bumbling local police, the one who is not help a lot a lot of neither! They are enmeshed in parochial superstition and determined to convince Bexley that his illness will annoy his investigation. But it is anxious to pursue a chance and discover reason Betsan has been murdered, and reason.

Is hard to believe ossia Hurcom first novel! He ticks all some boxes to attract a hard plus and more hardened readers of supernatural fiction. It is creepy, disturbing, eerie, darkness, horrifying and macabra in the each way that the gothic the thriller would owe that be. He you uneasy, your skin crawl and will not want to change some lights was! But also it calms it does not want to dip the down!

Hurcom Descriptions of life of the village and the mentality are something-on (yes, he at present bolt in Dinas Powys – but is speaking roughly life behind in a punctual 1900 is). This collective animosity to outsiders, together with the fear of any suggestion or the clue of a stranger is highly evident. A reader literally can feel Bexley the isolation in a way is treated for some locals, and this adds to a global sense of unease during a book.

Ossia An excellent start of 4 stars. I am looking forward to reading more than this author.
5 / 5 Jeannetta
Was absolutely fascinated for a blurb for A Shadow in a Lentil. Thomas Bexley is one of some premiers forensic photographers and in 1904 calls to the small Welsh village to research a grisly died of the young woman, Betsan Tilny. A village of Dinas Powys is the odd place, full of the people have hid, curtain twitchers and odd folk. Thomas can not expect take anything coherent out of his really.

Ossia The very atmospheric novel with nodding to a supernatural. A village resupplies the a lot of claustrophobic setting for Thomas' investigation. In spite of all the world-wide call Inspector, is not the police agent, but is involved by some police to research in his behalf. This attacked like this quite unusual but certainly leaves the different slant to a mystery of usual murder.

So only likes Thomas, has not had any clue the one who a murderous was to result to be and an author is specialised certainly in main a reader down one issues so only for him to result to be the cul-de-sac. I can not it say has taken to any of some characters but I do not think has been supposed to really. They are one stirs odd to say a less.

A Shadow in a Lentil is an interesting bed, enough an unexpected one of my point of view in this I has not expected a supernatural appearance or in fact a gothic horror. Certainly it have it has loved to visit Dinas Powys in 1904! Ossia The add read for a defender of historical fiction, especially that loves the creepy and enclosed setting. Oh, And so only I owe that mention that there is the map of a village. It is the one who some readers love the map!
4 / 5 Reda
A Postmaster looked in my shoulder. As I have turned to the look has seen the flicker of movement of by means of a street. It seats underlying eyes peer in me.
I walks were without another word. I have looked as you locate his bicycle and has accelerated was down a street. I have behind turned and looked in my shoulder.
Any one had been looking.
1904. Thomas Bexley, one of some premiers forensic photographers, calls to a sleepy and far Welsh village of Dinas Powys, several miles down a cost of a thriving port of Cardiff. A young daughter for a name of Betsan Tilny has been found murdered in a forest - his organism joined and horribly has burned. But a scene of crime resembles has been staged, and worse still: some locals are reluctant to help.
Like the odd chance unfolds, Thomas remarks the presence to grow that it looks, and try he so that pode, a villagers look intent on maintaining his secret. Then a night, in a grip of the fever, develops some photographic dishes of a scene of crime in the makeshift darkroom in a dig of the his lodgings. There, it finds the expensive dimly visible in some photographs; to write that afterwards around an organism of a dead daughter - a face of Betsan Tilny.
The one who the novel to begin, Sam has written the short Gothic novel that has had some hairs in a backside of the mine with which estacas up. A really the piece written cleverly to do east creates the genuine atmosphere to dread
5 / 5 Machelle
June 17th, 1904, Dinas Powys (southwest of Cardiff, Country of Galles, for those of you a lot familiar with a zone). A Labour party has been formed. According to Boer the war has come to finalise. The suffrage of the women is dominating some headlines. First world-wide War Is far to a future, his up to now ignored horrors.

And an organism of Betsan Tilny has been found joined in of the canals, his eyes gouged was and the burned organism. It is until Thomas Bexley to research, but a villagers of Dinas Powys is not exactly afterwards with information.

In the personal level, has loved absolutely read A Shadow in a Lentil how is dipped in of the zones know and amour. Although it can not be exciting to a lot, there is something roughly having the book dips for your account doorstep concealed the fact all a more amorous.

This book is a lot of things . Gothic, horror, crime, mystery, but the majority of everything, downright scary. And it does not mean in the gory classifies of way. I mean in that tugs , shivering, looking-on-yours-class of shoulder of way. Hurcom Builds An atmosphere dulcemente but firmly, spooking you it your core at least expects it.

Does not consider Me easily spooked but has had a signal when reading this book that was like this engrossed that has taken the enormous fright when the door has been taken for a wind and has closed unexpectedly shut. It was to add, have wanted to love/ it that!

A plot and history softly transfers and turns, garnering quite any to maintain you interested but without feeling frantic. I have done a lot of suppositions in an identity of a murderous but every time Hurcom directed was down the different street so only to find in the dead-finalise still again. A development of character is excellent, particularly that of our protagonist Bexley, whose stubborn determination is like this endearing how is noble.

Forbidding, masterful, and ghostly: A Shadow in a Lentil is the novel of fantastic start for all the world-wide and any one.

Will love A Shadow in a Lentil there is enjoyed :

M. R. James – Oh, whistles it And will come your, Chico
Chat Dickens – A Signalman
5 / 5 Mayra
Betsan Tilney Has been murdered and his organism has burned. Because of a venue villagers superstitions, his organism is maintained in an abandoned church. Celery a Death is a result of a demon, Calon Fawr.

Thomas Bexley, the forensic photographer is sent to document an evidence, but is unwell with the fever and of the starts to see the things that …comprises the form in an organism in an of his photographs …or is so only the defect?

Recognition Bethan mother and while unwell is sure say, “does not look for his with your eyes”….

Will Thomas finds a murderous, or is there something still walking darker in a village?

Ossia The creepy, gothic the supernatural mystery in a vetoes of Poe and Lovecraft, has included the rats that line in a ceiling….If like the historical mystery, supernatural then will want to this.

THANKS TO Tracy and Compulsive Readers for the free copy of a ebook. Ossia My sincere, unbiased description.
4 / 5 Alphonso
Has chosen to revise this book to the equal that was intrigued for a title and a coverage of book. Lame more than me bargained to having read like this this history to disturb with his turns/of transfers and cul-de-sacs to the long of a way. This history is dipped in 1904 when Thomas Bexley, one of some premiers forensic photographers, calls in to research a murder of a young daughter for a name of Betsan Tilny. The organism of a daughter has been found in a forest of the small sleepy populate it Welsh known like Dinas Powys has been joined and horribly has burned. Strangely A scene of crime resembles has been staged and worse still: some locals am reluctant to help. A history really starts to aim signs of something almost otherworldly when Thomas develops some photograph that has taken in a scene that develops an anomaly that spends for big a dead organism. For this the title of a book 'A Shadow in a Lentil' is a lot returning. It enjoys, it is full of gothic superstition and atmosphere that will send the shiver down your plug until an a lot of well. They are in fact quite familiarised with a modern-the day populates Welsh of Dinas Powys and surrounding zones.
4 / 5 Maisie
A Shadow in a Lentil is a perfect book for my gothic fiction fond heart. Full of mystery, debate in a supernatural and some secrets so only the small village can have.

There is enjoyed Thomas like the character and has loved a description that is gone in in an use of prompt forensic crew. My main amour has had to that this in spite of being a politics of small village, with the secrets that is hid in the each house and all the world having the motive for a horrible crime.

Has an element of superstition and doubt in Shadow in a Lentil that has wanted to leave a reader to ask if a supernatural is real or no.

Entirely would recommend Shadow in a Lentil for any any one seats uneasy at night!

ARC RECEIVED of Orion has seen netgalley instead for a sincere description
4 / 5 Rupert
there is enjoyed really a build on and a mystery around the one who killed Betsan and was totally a lot while any that the result to be. There is to good sure some red herrings throughout and when have thinks that has known those who of the killers is Hurcom calm surprised with moving it. Has-liked me a character Thomas Bexley to the equal that was determined to discover the spent in spite of some frustrations and of the questions that come to light. A whole history was a lot of writing and was both chilling and creepy. If you are expecting the mystery of murderous regulates calm then is bad. Sam Hurcom is to good sure the writer to look and am excited to see that more it has on his sleeve.
5 / 5 Margene
This novel to begin law partly like an exercise in creative writing, while a setting in fact the century imposes a task to write in the suitably historical way. A murderous as called forensic photographer Thomas Bexley to the country of Galles Of the sud is dipped in a half of prompt own author. There are several odd characteristics in a murder of sixteen year Betsam Tilney, and equally odd appearances to a villagers' reactions. Bexley' The odd illness adds to a mystery. Like the reader is immersed to the nightmarish scene and results intrigued for casualidad. A fashion to write rests quite rigid and uncomfortable but a narrative is quite intriguing to maintain some interest.
4 / 5 Kendal
A chilling history. These looks to start with was like the mystery of place of sincere murder in 1904, but early results the supernatural thriller. It is very atmospheric and a scene of crypt is pure gothic horror. Some starts of history was dulcemente but chooses on any in a second the averages. Once a moment it build it on, there are a lot of transfers of plot.
Unfortunately could not take to a main character. It is arrogant and earthy. Besides, some the smallest characters were of the dimensional .
In general although it was the fast and that the interests have read.
4 / 5 Graig
Ossia Sam Hurcom novel to start with and is Victorian gothic crime in his chilling more.
Together with Country of Galles Of the sud, Thomas Bexley, is the forensic photographer and has been sent by some police in Londra to research a mysterious and violent death of the young woman. Of a principle is treated with suspicion for a villagers and look for the be has had to that go to any period to hamper his investigation. All this adds to a tense atmosphere around a village, but reason is like this reluctant to help? Sticking to his old superstitions, Bexley starts to struggle to differentiate among realities and a supernatural.
Has the number of the red herrings has launched in the mix in a tentativa to launch a reader of a scent and he maintained me guessing legislation until an end. There is abundance of towers and sinister transfers during a history to maintain it interesting.
Likes first the novels go, ossia an excellent start and remain expecting further of Hurcom in a future.
THANKS TO NetGalley and Orion that Publishes to send me an ARC instead for a sincere description.
4 / 5 Mindi
Has has wanted to this. A spooky, gothic, atmospheric feel of a writing has done the look how was in a village like a spectator that looks some chances unfold. It is a lot of reminiscent of United Kingdom television show, Midsomer Murderous…the small villages have interrupted of the heinous the crime but any one wants to help reason like him maintains to of them and fix his own questions.

Has transfers and of the turns, literally in the each corner and some characters are written brilliantly. For the novel to begin east is glorious. I am looking forward to Sam Hurcom future writing.

Indication: 3.5/5
4 / 5 Iliana
taken the moment to take to and found the quite a unsettling read but was quite hooked for halfway. His a lot of gothic and Victorian with long atmospheric and creepy locals. A history is all said by means of a quite pompous and the reports of the arrogant inspector that reads as well as it is not a source totally of confidence to the equal that maintain guessing. Adapted bite me of woman in black. Would have like the bit more than a spooky the material but was the very very read.
5 / 5 Del
This book is the good bed, read that with which the few days and has has had to that me also give pause when it take to a creepy parts like any good when you are so only in an after dark!
Is a lot of creepy in of the parts .... Horror, gothic, crime and mystery all gone to a.
I of the that usually reads books like this so that it is to say the prime minister for me and deffinately will read this class of gender again.
5 / 5 Michel
A shadow in a lentil for Sam Hurcom.
One very very read. They are not the defender of historical books but I like this one. My favourite part was a digs . Creepy. Thomas was my favourite character . Eerie And spooky also. I have had tingles all on my arms that this has read. And an end creepy. 5.

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5 / 5 Kaci
Experience like the present partorisca the fellow the one who has an interest in both true crime and a period of time has covered. Having has had the little look by means of would have liked me see the little more than the fund in some chances has looked, but partorisca be just to some authors, probably has not had quite a lot of information found with some photos to give the advantage in investigations.
Obviously a content is graphic with some images that can be ail. There is especially the murderous boy as it is disturbing to see.
Quotes 5 stars for person was purchased partorisca, if it is your zone to interest he then cost the look.
5 / 5 Roger
Excellent book in fact - the fascinating contrives the life and died in prompt NYC and is like this sinister as you have thought that that it was
5 / 5 Charlene
An injustice of the what only with this book is a lack of info in photo of scene of the crime, soyale homicide' well, that was a crime ? As it Die? It has been self caused or murder?
Others which lack of info, is an interesting bed.
3 / 5 Albina
Excellent book in fact - the fascinating contrives the life and died in prompt NYC and is like this sinister like thought that him to him that was
4 / 5 Delmar
An injustice of the what only with this book is a lack of info in photo of scene of the crime, soyale homicide' well, that was a crime ? As it Die? It has been self caused or murder?
Another that lacking of info, is an interesting bed.

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4 / 5 Ethel
Thomas Bexley is the forensic photographer (one of a prime minister in a country) doing partorisca some Metropolitan Police. It is June 1904 and is request partorisca examine an evidence, take photographs and investigation some circumstances that surrounds a murder of the daughter of sixteen years, Betsan Tilny, in Dinas Powys, the small village in Country of Galles Of the sud. Bexley Relates a history of a sure distance of 1913, but a reader is immediately does conscious that something deeply unpleasant spent during his investigations done nine years hardly arrives in a village partorisca begin his work of detective, Bexley develops the life-threatening raging fever, which cause hallucinations and affects his test – so that a reader can not be sure that objectively arrived and that it is a product of the his delirious imagination. Notwithstanding An effect in a fever, is a imperious and character quite unpleasant. There are mysteries to untangle and secrets to discover, everything does in Bexley is bull quite clumsy-in-a way of door.
While have enjoyed a history, and especially a climax was very presented, a narrative no the true coverage somehow, lack that feels of authenticity that fully enwraps a reader. Some characters are odd and credibility of lack, any always convince in that say and do. There is also some anachronistic use of words that has not been common coin at the same time of a novel like such “skillset” and an use of a Lady “of term”. A history to entertain that rasga to the long of, but finally, the bit of the disappointment.
5 / 5 Lashandra
Ossia The fantastic book . I really enjooyed the. A really transported fashion be of tower to the small village a prompt 20th century. A character of principle is strong and involving and a plot that excites. You recommend that you read this book.
5 / 5 Narcisa
THANKS TO Tracy in Complusive Readers for my invitation to a recognition and Orion for my copy of a book the transmission for the just and sincere description.

Is not very thick that I can say that I am surprised by the book but this one has done totally.

Has been expecting the history of historical crime that it is, but with like this more, almost grieve Thomas arrives in a start of small village of odd things to spend. Thomas results to ail and begins to see some really disturbing things. It dips this down his fever but is or is there more his ?

This book is seriously creepy in of the places and I has has had to that the place down once or two times, likes creepy the thrillers will love of east.

Is also a lot descriptive in of the places in his findings like the forensic science like this possibly any for a fainthearted !

Was really gripped for a book and I has loved to maintain reading to discover that really spent the Betsan and an author maintains a reader that suppositions that added to a colgante.

A creepy atmospheric gothic thriller with the roughly gruesome the details concealed maintained me engrossed throughout, is a start I really adds  novel.
4 / 5 Kaycee
Was absolutely fascinated for a blurb for A Shadow in a Lentil. Thomas Bexley is one of some premiers forensic photographers and in 1904 calls to the small Welsh village to research a grisly has died of the young woman, Betsan Tilny. A village of Dinas Powys is the odd place, full of the people have hid, curtain twitchers and odd folk. Thomas can not expect take anything coherent out of his really.

Ossia The very atmospheric novel with nodding to a supernatural. A village resupplies the a lot of claustrophobic setting for Thomas' investigation. In spite of all the world-wide call Inspector, is not the police agent, but is involved by some police to research in his behalf. This attacked like this quite unusual but certainly leaves the different slant to a mystery of usual murder.

So only likes Thomas, has not had any clue the one who a murderous was to result to be and an author is specialised certainly in main a reader down one issues so only for him to result to be the cul-de-sac. I can not it say has taken to any of some characters but I do not think has been supposed to really. They are one stirs odd to say a less.

A Shadow in a Lentil is an interesting bed, enough an unexpected one of my point of view in this I has not expected a supernatural appearance or in fact a gothic horror. Certainly it have has has wanted to visits it Dinas Powys in 1904! Ossia The add read for a defender of historical fiction, especially that loves the creepy and enclosed setting. Oh, And so only I owe that mention that there is the map of a village. It is the one who some readers love the map!
4 / 5 Logan
A year is 1904 and Thomas Bexley law for Yard of Scozia like the detective of specialist in forensics. It is dispatched to a small village of Dinas Powys to Country of Galles Of the sud, where the young daughter, Betsan Tilney, is apparently killed state in the oddest way.

Arrives and is almost immediately attacked down for the mysterious illness that spends down with fevers, headaches and hallucinations. It Likes him the progress of history, Bexley results one increasingly unreliable narrator to the equal that have followed his investigation, which is annoyed constantly reason considers to be ‘backward' locals. It is aided by an obstructive boss of a local joint and a youngster, bumbling local police, the one who is not any a lot of help neither! They are enmeshed in parochial superstition and determined to convince Bexley that his illness will annoy his investigation. But it is anxious to pursue a chance and discover reason Betsan has been murdered, and reason.

Is hard to believe ossia Hurcom first novel! He ticks all some boxes to attract a hard plus and more hardened readers of supernatural fiction. It is creepy, disturbing, eerie, darkness, horrifying and macabra in the each way that it gothic the thriller would owe that be. He you uneasy, your skin crawl and will not want to change some lights was! But also it calms it does not want to dip the down!

Hurcom Descriptions of life of the village and the mentality are something-on (yes, he at present bolt in Dinas Powys – but is speaking roughly life behind in a punctual 1900 is). This collective animosity to outsiders, together with the fear of any suggestion or the clue of a stranger is highly evident. A reader literally can feel Bexley the isolation in a way is treated for some locals, and this adds to a global sense of unease during a book.

Ossia An excellent start of 4 stars. I am looking forward to reading more than this author.
4 / 5 Deborah
June 17th, 1904, Dinas Powys (southwest of Cardiff, Country of Galles, for those of you a lot familiar with a zone). A Labour party has been formed. According to Boer the war has come to finalise. That The suffrage of the women is dominating some headlines. First world-wide War Is far to a future, his up to now ignored horrors.

And an organism of Betsan Tilny has been found joined in of the canals, his eyes gouged was and the burned organism. It is until Thomas Bexley to research, but a villagers of Dinas Powys is not exactly afterwards with information.

In the personal level, has loved absolutely read A Shadow in a Lentil how is dipped in of the zones know and amour. Although it can not be exciting to a lot, there is something roughly having the book dips for your account doorstep concealed the fact all a more amorous.

This book is a lot of things . Gothic, horror, crime, mystery, but the majority of everything, downright scary. And it does not mean in the gory classifies of way. I mean in that tugs , shivering, looking-on-yours-class of shoulder of way. Hurcom Builds an atmosphere dulcemente but firmly, spooking you it your core at least expects it.

Does not consider Me easily spooked but has had a signal when reading this book that was like this engrossed that has taken the enormous fright when the door has been taken for a wind and has closed unexpectedly shut. It was to add, have wanted to love/ it that!

A plot and history softly transfers and turns, garnering quite any to maintain you interested but without feeling frantic. I have done a lot of suppositions in an identity of a murderous but every time Hurcom directed was down the different street so only to find in the dead-finalise still again. A development of character is excellent, particularly that of our protagonist Bexley, whose stubborn determination is like this endearing how is noble.

Forbidding, masterful, and ghostly: A Shadow in a Lentil is the novel of fantastic start for all the world-wide and any one.

Will love A Shadow in a Lentil there is enjoyed :

M. R. James – Oh, whistles it And will come your, Chico
Chat Dickens – A Signalman
4 / 5 Zula
3.5 of 5 stars
the shadow in a Lentil is the mystery of murder of the period dipped in a Edwardian Was. A turn of a 19th century has seen a lot of transmissions and scannings in the new age of discovery. The forensic photograph was the very new zone of police work and one this has tried invaluable in a solving of crimes. Ossia Still an age of superstition this in spite of and science and one supernatural is battling supremacy of paralizaciones – surely although a camera any lie?

Like the history begins fulfil Thomas Bexley like travesía to the small city to Country of Galles Of the sud to resupply assistance in a surgery to a death of the local woman. Betsan Tilny Is a victim, the young woman of apparently of questionable virtue although any looks to be able to enough say reason or pin down exactly which has done to incur such aversion. Some looks of village to be in a grip of hysterical the superstition and any look too much anxious to have the recently arrived poking around and wake things that remain more undisturbed. As you could imagine this a lot exactly things of easy mark for Bexley, fight with a surly innkeeper, a venue Councilman – Cummings – the one who is responsible to aim around – and also some locals the one who are incredibly reluctant to be drummed until question. On this Bexley games to lose with the violent illness that mark his work two difficult times and results like this severe that pode ail function.

That there is enjoyed in of the this. A period and attention to detail. They Like him the bed of mysteries of murder in this historical period where relieving was in his inception and the inspectors have had to trust more on intellect and feelings of gut. I think that that an author directs to create the really almost claustrophobic atmosphere of mentality of small city that marks any one relieving that much more difficult like the people conspire paralizaciones to obstruct a course of justice. Him him Like that has had of the pocolos red herrings that goes in to the long of a way and a sense of atmosphere that was in general dark and melancholic, an ominous forest, some dark rooms in an Inn and a positively gothic scene of horror in a crypt.

A writing was good to be sincere but am not totally sure that read for me. A history is said for Bexley in a form of his notes, which obviously tries to maintain in a fashion of the police report. It was not to be a fashion in the Bexley has has informed things or be Bexley he. I can any one quite decide. It is not always an easy plus to like character, is not that he particularly anything wrong like such but to the chairs like to begin his investigation in a wrong footing, is expecting the to be too easy, that he simply walk in, solve a chance and all the world would be surprised. On that, for me, there was at least an appearance of this that mine has arrived immediately and once there is inside my boss could do not shaking free, will not say reason because it was the spoiler but in some ways felt the little there is disappointed that I the second has has guessed things. Which is not to say has not jumped around the little, has not gone entirely sold in mine noton and has followed to some to to red herrings so only like Bexley, more has has had to that contrives very real of a whys and wherefores so only the wild theory more than anything more

there is enjoyed that an investigation has been annoyed for superstition. I have thought some scenes in a really added forest to one in general factor to tug that has come really to the boss when Bexley is finally be to examine an organism in a crypt.

In of the terms of critics. Any totally likes Bexley, which is not to say would not like me read more, but in of this time are not entirely bowled on for him. And, has thinks that that an end felt the little rushed – although I have done really like some final chapters. On the east chairs like a history has been resisted for behind the little for Bexley illness, chairs for likes it there is overwhelmed a history the little has bitten too much.

In general, a murder to entertain mystery with the clue of one supernatural.

Has received the copy by means of Netgalley, courtesy of an editor, so that my thank you. An on is my own opinion.
5 / 5 Tisha
When A narrator begins a history with the pocola note, be prepared for the very real history, there there is always the good reason for a note! 😉
Thomas Bexley is the forensic to photograph the one who has done like this well his work that every time there is the mystery one civilises llama to research. But this will not be one of some works has the habit of, of a start remarks that there is something odd in a chance. An organism has been moved, some agents that researches a chance does not look to have any real intentions to discover a truth, and then has something more…
With the murder to solve, Thomas will begin to have hallucinations and fever; all has related to the mysterious monster of a forest. It looks bobo, but is surrounded by people that believes in him and calm begins to remark something odd also, that ?
A history is based on 1904, where that the folklore and the legends were more credible that science; and this had done a history the really hunting book! Reason a reader does not know that to trust, a rational part that says that they are simply hallucination or a heart that says does the monster?
Had scared totally with this book, is scary hunting and like this very written that has loved to hide for behind a duvets from time to time! Reason A Shadow in a Lentil is not the light bed, is a book that will pursue your sleeps. Ready?
4 / 5 Sherie
“He never left, he still rests. A demon of this village.”

The mystery of murder fulfils supernatural thriller and gothic fiction in this chilling accounts. Thomas Bexley is writing his history the decade with which some chances takes place, using his entrances of newspaper for the reference and in the see extracted in several points in a book. It begins with the note that directs a reader directly and has loved some promises of a chilling, darkness and sinister things to come. Ossia A first time is spoken really in the spent during this odd chance and admits to the feeling has concerned roughly to the equal that was seen once develops a truth of all this transpired.

The forensic photograph is still in his infancy and Bexley, known in a field for his eye for detail and his present to dip an evidence has jointed, is the skilled detective the one who is sent to assist with chance of serious crime by means of a country. When Betsan Tilny has murdered brutally in a Welsh village isolated of Dinas Powys, Bexley calls to help solve a crime. But in his arrival is dismayed to find that it look to upload to annoy his presence. They have done on touching import the one who committed a crime and see Thomas like an unnecessary complication that stirs on question and not comprising that do things.

Shortly after his arrival Bexley has the sense to be looked, which so only augments over time. Also it touches to lose with the fever that inhibits his capacity to do and he forces to take his bed. And it is this fever that is by train to do imagine seeing a ghost of Betsan Tilny? It is the man of science and does not believe in such atrocity and decides that it is the manifestation of his fever. But it can not shake a fear the one who that is seeing is everything too real and a victim that comes from decirprpers something. Impeding His investigation is a unwillingness of a villagers to assist in an investigation. They are hiding something, perhaps included harbouring the murderous, and Bexley is determined to take to a fund of him.

Bexley Is the serious man, concentrated the one who has any time to do friends or laze roughly. It is there to do a work of entity in the thorough way and will not leave anything among his way, not even when being like this ailing can ail stand. You are the protagonist adds and liked that of different more another does not see any correlation among Betsan rumoured promiscuity and his death, adapting people repeatedly that at all it gives any one a legislation to rape or kill another and at all a lot means to deserve such things that spends to them. It was happy has Thomas in his corner, struggling to find a truth and spend his murderous the justice when another was happy of an easy way was and anxious to brush a whole thing under a carpet.

Councilman Robert Cummings is the loathsome character. It is a polar opposite of Thomas and looks entirely uninterested solve a crime. He any secret of a fact that does not love Thomas there, his repulsion of a victim, or that is to do on his alcohol roughly the one who has killed Betsan a lot @@subject the one who some shows of evidence. It exits of his way to prevent the real investigation and Thomas marvels Cummings is a reason all the world is reluctant to speak his. It likes him Thomas I was suspicious that really know and that does not love paralizaciones to undermine.

Like the truths were developed dulcemente and some secrets of a village begin to be spent to light, a book is resulted increasingly last to dip down. It was gripped and could not turn some pages quickly enough. A brilliant beginning that it is the glorious mix of some of my favourite genders and one would recommend. An atmospheric prose me feel fully submerged in a history and has had a eeriness throughout. Ossia One of these precise books read with some lights on.

THANKS TO Orion Groups Editor and NetGalley for my copies of ARCH of this book.
4 / 5 Roseanne
A Shadow in a Lentil is the creepy, atmospheric and supernatural thriller that there is enjoyed really. It is a type to reserve this would be adds to crimps up with in the night of cold winters, this in spite of can do the jump in the each noise listens!

An author the work adds that it describes a village in this book to the equal that was easy to imagine that it is eats to live there. A mentality of small village with his fear of strangers and anything new helped adds to a unease felt whilst reading. Each character there looks to have the motive for a murder and this, together with a creepy description of village, adds to a tension in a book. Also it ensures that I have not had any idea the one who a murder was has like this enjoyed to try for was it at the side Thomas.

These starts of book was quite slow but collected to choose up spends like this do stay with him. I have enjoyed to learn more in forensic photograph and a crew involved as well as discovering more in that life would have been he likes in 1904. It is the supernatural bed how is quite scary in of the places, although it seats some the historical elements of a book balanced it on amiably.

This incredibly is the novel to begin of an author and am excited to read more than him in a future.

Enormous thanks to Tracy Fenton to invite to a recognition of blog and to Orion for my copy of this book has seen Netgalley.
4 / 5 Debera
A plot is a lot well, and there are some moments of real storytelling talent. This in spite of, an injection of 21st century parlance the forms of the tongue of the 19th century is grating in some extremes - killset', and soyoving before' is not conducive to create a time and place. Spelling The deceptions abound - a retches more than wretches for p. p.ej. - And long descriptions of the fights of some main is quite overwrought. The characterisations are feeble and two dimensional. Worse although everything of of the this, this in spite of, is a ridiculous premise in that an investigation was instigated. Sad, but ghostly the anagrams have inserted to police procedurals only no the short .
4 / 5 Sophia
Has devoured this book. I maintained in colgante throughout and has the data at all was. A true gothic thriller with the supernatural undercurrent near in the far secluded little village. It is not fooled to think that goes to be cliche. It is any how May. A down side to read this book is that it owes final. I leave that it loves more!
5 / 5 Elza
THANKS TO Tracy in Complusive Readers for my invitation to a recognition and to Orion for my copy of a book the transmission for the just and sincere description.

Is not very thick that I can say that I am surprised by the book but this one has done totally.

Has been expecting the history of historical crime that it is, but with like this more, almost grieve Thomas arrives in a start of small village of odd things to spend. Thomas results to ail and begins to see some really disturbing things. It dips this down his fever but is or is there more his ?

This book is seriously creepy in of the places and I has has had to that the place down once or two times, likes creepy the thrillers will love of east.

Is also a lot descriptive in of the places in his findings like the forensic science like this possibly any for a fainthearted !

Was really gripped for a book and I has loved to maintain reading to discover that really spent to Betsan and an author maintains a reader that suppositions that added to a colgante.

A creepy atmospheric gothic thriller with the roughly gruesome the details concealed maintained me engrossed throughout, is a start I really adds  novel.
5 / 5 Lachelle
Sam Hurcom novel to start with acts in classical United Kingdom folk-territory of horror, in a field, in of the small villages that has codes of silence, where some natives are superstitious and mistrustful of outsiders, where the odd things spend. It is all the little darkness of has bitten and the little bit creepy. That is perhaps different in a Shadow in a Lentil is like a folk the horror that dips blends in the murder-investigation-of mystery that goes to be particularly difficult to solve has his supernatural element and if a detective can not trust his own senses.

Thomas Bexley has when it calls to to look to a murder of the deep young woman mutilated, chained and burned prójimo to a forest for a village in Dinas Powys, the small village in a Welsh field. Thomas is not an inspector like such, but works like the photographer in that in 1904 is the new field of forensic investigation. Thomas suspicious that a villagers is hiding something, blaming Travellers and evoking a myth of the monster dreads known like Calon Farw the one who purportedly terrorises a region. Ailed for the fever of then arriving in the hallucinations of a village Thomas cause to see and listen entirely of unsettling things in Dinas Powys.

Hurcom The use of mark adds of a setting and a period to establish way. An odd behaviour of a superstitious villagers, a sullen innkeeper, a less than warm welcome receives powers, any to mention a gruesome treatment of an organism of a dead daughter all creates a half of horror and suspicion that quickly down to prójimos to hallucinatory madness.

This was all has had to that A Shadow in a Lentil still is the classical horror a lot of yarn, but Hurcom (and Thomas) persevere with a murder-investigation-of mystery, not losing never view of an aim, delving deeper to some characters and the activities that goes in in Dinas Powys. A revelations has like this dark and fascinating, a resolution that satisfies, Hurcom - again in classical fashion - leaving so only quite ambiguity for some things to remain opened without a totally rational explanation.
5 / 5 Michaela
A year is 1904 and Thomas Bexley law for Yard of Scozia like the detective of specialist in forensics. It is dispatched to a small village of Dinas Powys to Country of Galles Of the sud, where the young daughter, Betsan Tilney, is apparently killed state in the oddest way.

Arrive and is almost immediately attacked down for the mysterious illness that spends down with fevers, headaches and hallucinations. Like progresses of history, Bexley resulted one increasingly unreliable narrator to the equal that have followed his investigation, which is annoyed constantly reason considers to be ‘backward' locals. It is aided by an obstructive boss of a local joint and a youngster, bumbling local police, the one who is not help a lot a lot of neither! They are enmeshed in parochial superstition and determined to convince Bexley that his illness will annoy his investigation. But it is anxious to pursue a chance and discover reason Betsan has been murdered, and reason.

Is hard to believe ossia Hurcom first novel! He ticks all some boxes to attract a hard plus and more hardened readers of supernatural fiction. It is creepy, disturbing, eerie, darkness, horrifying and macabra in the each way that the gothic the thriller would owe that be. He you uneasy, your skin crawl and will not want to change some lights was! But also it calms it does not want to dip the down!

Hurcom Descriptions of life of the village and the mentality are something-on (yes, he at present bolt in Dinas Powys – but is speaking roughly life behind in a punctual 1900 is). This collective animosity to outsiders, together with the fear of any suggestion or the clue of a stranger is highly evident. A reader literally can feel Bexley the isolation in a way is treated for some locals, and this adds to a global sense of unease during a book.

Ossia An excellent start of 4 stars. I am looking forward to reading more than this author.
5 / 5 Kyla
Was absolutely fascinated for a blurb for A Shadow in a Lentil. Thomas Bexley is one of some premiers forensic photographers and in 1904 calls to the small Welsh village to research a grisly died of the young woman, Betsan Tilny. A village of Dinas Powys is the odd place, full of the people have hid, curtain twitchers and odd folk. Thomas can not expect take anything coherent out of his really.

Ossia The very atmospheric novel with nodding to a supernatural. A village resupplies the a lot of claustrophobic setting for Thomas' investigation. In spite of all the world-wide call Inspector, is not the police agent, but is involved by some police to research in his behalf. This attacked like this quite unusual but certainly leaves the different slant to a mystery of usual murder.

So only likes Thomas, has not had any clue the one who a murderous was to result to be and an author is specialised certainly in main a reader down one issues so only for him to result to be the cul-de-sac. I can not it say has taken to any of some characters but I do not think has been supposed to really. They are one stirs odd to say a less.

A Shadow in a Lentil is an interesting bed, enough an unexpected one of my point of view in this I has not expected a supernatural appearance or in fact a gothic horror. Certainly it have it has loved to visit Dinas Powys in 1904! Ossia The add read for a defender of historical fiction, especially that loves the creepy and enclosed setting. Oh, And so only I owe that mention that there is the map of a village. It is the one who some readers love the map!
4 / 5 Elvis
A Postmaster looked in my shoulder. As I have turned to the look has seen the flicker of movement of by means of a street. It seats underlying eyes peer in me.
I walks were without another word. I have looked as you locate his bicycle and has accelerated was down a street. I have behind turned and looked in my shoulder.
Any one had been looking.
1904. Thomas Bexley, one of some premiers forensic photographers, calls to a sleepy and far Welsh village of Dinas Powys, several miles down a cost of a thriving port of Cardiff. A young daughter for a name of Betsan Tilny has been found murdered in a forest - his organism joined and horribly has burned. But a scene of crime resembles has been staged, and worse still: some locals are reluctant to help.
Like the odd chance unfolds, Thomas remarks the presence to grow that it looks, and try he so that pode, a villagers look intent on maintaining his secret. Then a night, in a grip of the fever, develops some photographic dishes of a scene of crime in the makeshift darkroom in a dig of the his lodgings. There, it finds the expensive dimly visible in some photographs; to write that afterwards around an organism of a dead daughter - a face of Betsan Tilny.
The one who the novel to begin, Sam has written the short Gothic novel that has had some hairs in a backside of the mine with which estacas up. A really the piece written cleverly to do east creates the genuine atmosphere to dread
5 / 5 Glady
June 17th, 1904, Dinas Powys (southwest of Cardiff, Country of Galles, for those of you a lot familiar with a zone). A Labour party has been formed. According to Boer the war has come to finalise. The suffrage of the women is dominating some headlines. First world-wide War Is far to a future, his up to now ignored horrors.

And an organism of Betsan Tilny has been found joined in of the canals, his eyes gouged was and the burned organism. It is until Thomas Bexley to research, but a villagers of Dinas Powys is not exactly afterwards with information.

In the personal level, has loved absolutely read A Shadow in a Lentil how is dipped in of the zones know and amour. Although it can not be exciting to a lot, there is something roughly having the book dips for your account doorstep concealed the fact all a more amorous.

This book is a lot of things . Gothic, horror, crime, mystery, but the majority of everything, downright scary. And it does not mean in the gory classifies of way. I mean in that tugs , shivering, looking-on-yours-class of shoulder of way. Hurcom Builds An atmosphere dulcemente but firmly, spooking you it your core at least expects it.

Does not consider Me easily spooked but has had a signal when reading this book that was like this engrossed that has taken the enormous fright when the door has been taken for a wind and has closed unexpectedly shut. It was to add, have wanted to love/ it that!

A plot and history softly transfers and turns, garnering quite any to maintain you interested but without feeling frantic. I have done a lot of suppositions in an identity of a murderous but every time Hurcom directed was down the different street so only to find in the dead-finalise still again. A development of character is excellent, particularly that of our protagonist Bexley, whose stubborn determination is like this endearing how is noble.

Forbidding, masterful, and ghostly: A Shadow in a Lentil is the novel of fantastic start for all the world-wide and any one.

Will love A Shadow in a Lentil there is enjoyed :

M. R. James – Oh, whistles it And will come your, Chico
Chat Dickens – A Signalman
4 / 5 Leigh
3.5 Of 5 stars
the shadow in a Lentil is the mystery of murder of the period dipped in a Edwardian Was. A turn of a 19th century has seen a lot of transmissions and scannings in the new age of discovery. The forensic photograph was the very new zone of police work and one this has tried invaluable in a solving of crimes. Ossia Still an age of superstition this in spite of and science and a supernatural is battling partorisca supremacy – surely although a camera any lie?

Like the history begins fulfil Thomas Bexley like travesía to the small city to Country of Galles Of the sud partorisca resupply assistance in a surgery to a death of the local woman. Betsan Tilny Is a victim, the young woman of apparently of questionable virtue although any look partorisca be able to enough say why or pin down exactly which has done to incur such aversion. Some looks of village to be in a grip of hysterical the superstition and any look too much anxious to have the recently arrived poking around and wake things that remain more undisturbed. As you could imagine this a lot exactly things of easy mark for Bexley, fight with a surly innkeeper, a venue Councilman – Cummings – the one who is responsible to aim around – and also some locals the one who are incredibly reluctant to be drummed until question. On this Bexley games to lose with the violent illness that mark his work two difficult times and results like this severe that can ail function.

That there is enjoyed in of the this. A period and attention to detail. They Like him the bed of mysteries of murder in this historical period where relieving was in his inception and the inspectors have had to trust more on intellect and feelings of gut. I think that that an author directs to create the really almost claustrophobic atmosphere of mentality of small city that marks any one relieving that much more difficult like the people conspire to obstruct a course of justice. Him him Like that has had of the pocolos red herrings that goes in to the long of a way and a sense of atmosphere that was in general dark and melancholic, an ominous forest, some dark rooms in an Inn and a positively gothic scene of horror in a crypt.

A writing was good to be sincere but am not totally sure that read for me. A history is said for Bexley in a form of his notes, which obviously tries to maintain in a fashion of the police report. It was not to be a fashion in the Bexley has has informed things or be Bexley he. I can any one quite decide. It is not always an easy plus to like character, is not that he particularly anything wrong like such but to the chairs like to begin his investigation in a wrong footing, is expecting the to be too easy, that he simply walk in, solve a chance and all the world would be surprised. On that, for me, there was at least an appearance of this that mine has arrived immediately and once there is inside my boss could do not shaking free, will not say reason because it was the spoiler but in some ways felt the little there is disappointed that I the second has has guessed things. Which is not to say has not jumped around the little, has not gone entirely sold in mine noton and has followed to some to to red herrings so only like Bexley, more has has had to that contrives very real of a whys and wherefores so only the wild theory more than anything more

there is enjoyed that an investigation has been annoyed for superstition. I have thought some scenes in a really added forest to one in general factor to tug that has come really to the boss when Bexley is finally be to examine an organism in a crypt.

In of the terms of critics. Any totally likes Bexley, which is not to say would not like me read more, but in of this time are not entirely bowled on for him. And, has thinks that that an end felt the little rushed – although I have done really like some final chapters. On the east chairs like a history has been resisted for behind the little for Bexley illness, chairs for likes it there is overwhelmed a history the little has bitten too much.

In general, a murder to entertain mystery with the clue of a supernatural.

Has received the copy by means of Netgalley, courtesy of an editor, so that my thank you. An on is my own opinion.
4 / 5 Luvenia
When A narrator begins a history with the pocola note, be prepared for the very real history, there there is always the good reason for a note! 😉
Thomas Bexley is the forensic to photograph the one who has done like this well his work that every time has the mystery one civilises llama to research. But this will not be one of some works has the habit of, of a start remarks that there is something odd in a chance. An organism has been moved, some agents that researches a chance does not look to have any real intentions to discover a truth, and then has something more…
With the murder to solve, Thomas will begin to have hallucinations and fever; all has related to the mysterious monster of a forest. It looks bobo, but is surrounded by people that believes in him and calm begins to remark something odd also, that ?
A history is based on 1904, where that the folklore and the legends were more credible that science; and this had done a history the really hunting book! Reason a reader does not know that to trust, a rational part that says that they are simply hallucination or a heart that says does the monster?
Had scared totally with this book, is scary hunting and like this very writing that it has loved to hide for behind a duvets from time to time! Reason A Shadow in a Lentil is not the light bed, is a book that will pursue your sleeps. Ready?
4 / 5 Sol
A gothic novel of crime with the clue of one supernatural ossia the dark and creepy read which had hooked well of a start. Place in the Dinas Powys, he sleepy populate it Welsh next Cardiff where some locals all together clave, in 1904 Thomas Bexley one of some premiers the llama of forensic photographers to a village that follows the death. Betsan Tilny The youngster of local daughter has been found died in a forest. Thomas feels uneasy in a village and feels is looked and that a villagers is hiding something. Then to add to the his unease when it develops his photographs of an organism and the scene of crime sees it shadowy expensive in a fund, but really can be Betsan Tilny?
This book has the only storyline and is the very atmospheric bed. Has quite a lot of transfers and turns to maintain you that the supposition and some characters are everything intriguing. In the village where all the world-wide looks to have something to hide and with spooky the things that spends the character of Thomas is intent in uncovering that has spent to a youngster Betsan.
Ossia One that absorbs gothic thriller that could not dip down and has maintained to think in a novel long with which have finalised the. To good sure recommends this book and look forward to reading more for Sam Hurcom.
4 / 5 Douglass
“He never left, he still rests. A demon of this village.”

The mystery of murder fulfils supernatural thriller and gothic fiction in this chilling history. Thomas Bexley is writing his history the decade with which some chances takes place, using his entrances of newspaper for the reference and in the see extracted in several points in a book. It begins with the note that directs a reader directly and has loved some promises of a chilling, darkness and sinister things to come. Ossia A first time is spoken really in the spent during this odd chance and admits to the feeling has concerned roughly to the equal that was seen once develops a truth of all this transpired.

The forensic photograph is still in his infancy and Bexley, known in a field for his eye for detail and his present to dip an evidence has jointed, is the skilled detective the one who is sent to assist with chance of serious crime by means of a country. When Betsan Tilny has murdered brutally in a Welsh village isolated of Dinas Powys, Bexley calls to help solve a crime. But in his arrival is dismayed to find that it look to upload to annoy his presence. They have done on touching import the one who committed a crime and see Thomas like an unnecessary complication that stirs on question and not comprising that do things.

Shortly after his arrival Bexley has the sense to be looked, which so only augments over time. Also it touches to lose with the fever that inhibits his capacity to do and he forces to take his bed. And it is this fever that is by train to do imagine seeing a ghost of Betsan Tilny? It is the man of science and does not believe in such atrocity and decides that it is the manifestation of his fever. But it can not shake a fear the one who that is seeing is everything too real and a victim that comes from decirprpers something. Impeding His investigation is a unwillingness of a villagers to assist in an investigation. They are hiding something, perhaps included harbouring the murderous, and Bexley is determined to take to a fund of him.

Bexley Is the serious man, concentrated the one who has any time to do friends or laze roughly. It is there to do a work of entity in the thorough way and will not leave anything among his way, not even when being like this ailing can ail stand. You are the protagonist adds and liked that of different more another does not see any correlation among Betsan rumoured promiscuity and his death, adapting people repeatedly that at all it gives any one a legislation to rape or kill another and at all a lot means to deserve such things that spends to them. It was happy has Thomas in his corner, struggling to find a truth and spend his murderous the justice when another was happy of an easy way was and anxious to brush a whole thing under a carpet.

Councilman Robert Cummings is the loathsome character. It is a polar opposite of Thomas and looks entirely uninterested solve a crime. He any secret of a fact that does not love Thomas there, his repulsion of a victim, or that is to do on his alcohol roughly the one who has killed Betsan a lot @@subject the one who some shows of evidence. It exits of his way to prevent the real investigation and Thomas marvels Cummings is a reason all the world is reluctant to speak his. It likes him Thomas I was suspicious that really know and that does not love paralizaciones to undermine.

Like the truths were developed dulcemente and some secrets of a village begin to be spent to light, a book is resulted increasingly last to dip down. It was gripped and could not turn some pages quickly enough. A brilliant beginning that it is the glorious mix of some of my favourite genders and one would recommend. An atmospheric prose me feel fully submerged in a history and has had a eeriness throughout. Ossia One of these precise books read with some lights on.

THANKS TO Orion Groups Editor and NetGalley for my copies of ARCH of this book.
4 / 5 Latisha
A Shadow in a Lentil is the creepy, atmospheric and supernatural thriller that there is enjoyed really. It is a type to reserve this would be adds to crimps up with in the night of cold winters, this in spite of can do the jump in the each noise listens!

An author the work adds that it describes a village in this book to the equal that was easy to imagine that it is like this living there. A mentality of small village with his fear of strangers and anything new helped adds to a unease felt whilst reading. Each character there looks to have the motive for a murder and this, together with a creepy description of village, adds to a tension in a book. Also it ensures that I have not had any idea the one who a murder was has like this enjoyed to try for was it at the side Thomas.

These starts of book was quite slow but collected to choose up spends like this do stay with him. I have enjoyed to learn more in forensic photograph and a crew involved as well as discovering more in that life would have been he likes in 1904. It is the supernatural bed how is quite scary in of the places, although it seats some the historical elements of a book balanced it on amiably.

This incredibly is the novel to begin of an author and am excited to read more than him in a future.

Enormous thanks to Tracy Fenton to invite to a recognition of blog and to Orion for my copy of this book has seen Netgalley.
5 / 5 Quinton
The to the left initiate me to say that a coverage of book is absolutely good-looking.
Has think that a premise was intriguing and has loved a start of a travesía and arrival in a village, an old fashioned way to write, an edifice-on the bit of atmosphere, dulcemente presenting a villagers and a chance of murder - the one who does not love an old fashioned Victorian whodunnit in the full village of weirdos and odd in disposal-ons?
The felt has lost his stride the bit in a half part with the be of point of plot of entity oh as obvious to all the world averts of a main protagonist, the one who is after all meant to be an extraordinary detective, with acute observational skills, and the enormous quantity of experience... Sherlock Holmes Is clearly no.
This in spite of, a history takes finally behind in clues, developing some secrets of sinister village one for one. It is conclusion perhaps the little predictable, and a last transfer the little twee, but found quell'quite atmospheric to choose on the second Bexley the delivery there would owe that be one.
I also think with his descriptive fashion probably done the wonderful audiobook.
4 / 5 Ernesto
This has go in the first place in my radar in Orion marries in Cardiff last year. I have fulfilled Sam (the one who was lovely for a way) and was súper intrigued for his upcoming novel to start with. The Welsh historical + mystery that Dips + A clue of a paranormal. Sounds like the definite swipe for me. It was pleased like this to has been agreed for the copy of description.

Am thrilled to say this more than lived until my expectations. An atmosphere was incredible. Had an incredibly creepy air to one novel throughout. It seats almost claustrophobic, seemingly like our main character Thomas was has looked constantly. A lot we follow a history together with him, any always sure that exactly it is that it goes in.

A small city that dips to build helped to good sure this. A place where all the world knows each one which as others the secrets and any one trusts a outsider.

And of course, possibly a lot especially is the mystery adds . Abundance had of red herrings to the long of a way, but also follows that you no @to give is of entity until an end.

In general this was the novel of fantastic atmospheric mystery . If it touches it likes him he is on your street, highly recommends to choose this up!
4 / 5 Lisabeth
1904, Thomas Bexley, the forensic photographer, one of a prime minister in his field, is sent to research an organism of the adolescent daughter expósita in the small rural village, a lot a clue beaten, Dinas Powys.

On arrived, Thomas early finds the things are not they like this look, those looks to be the murder staged, to a local alderman and far of useful local police Constable.

Like his investigations choose on no. Thomas is dipped to for the raging fever, no longer know if anything is like this look

Sam Hurcom writes to oblige it chilling history, an excellent history of the small village, insular, scared of myths and superstition.

Has said the week in June, a history said of the investigation of Thomas and gradual workings of a chance while it battles his illness.

With transfer and turns the abundance, a calm author take deeply to this history of murder and deception. The one who is saying a truth and the one who can Thomas confidence, and a lot still speaks his

the start was like that the historical thriller quickly results something much darker and more macabro.

That feels likes quite he Classically the history written, is done a lot well, and there is enjoyed really this beginning quite excellent and certainly will spend to the look was paralización more investigations of Thomas Bexley

Recommended

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4 / 5 Deangelo
A gothic put of fashionable thriller in 1904. Forensic photographer Thomas Bexley called to a small village of Dinas Powys to Country of Galles to research a horrific murder of the young daughter. There it finds suspicious and silent alcohols villagers those who are not anything was, the more there looks to be some class of presence. 👻

This history taken enough the moment to take to a transmission of things, but enjoyed it has done once. It is the slow burner and a fashion to write is very pertinent to one was is dipped in. It is atmospheric and creepy with the clue of one supernatural. Thomas Bexley is one the interesting narrator and I have thought really grow to his character for an end of a history. It liked! There is an intriguing plot with the few transfers and turns which maintained turning some pages. It have to that I ask that in the earth is gone in in time, but he all has come near quite amiably for a conclusion of a book.

In general one that absorbs and gripping start and historical mystery. Down waiting for to read work further for Sam Hurcom.
4 / 5 Bethany
Is 1904 & forensic photograph is in his infancy. Thomas Bexley has done something of the name for him to help Yard of Scozia with his surgeries & to the equal that is sent Country of Galles to research a gory died of Betsan Tilsley. Of a moment it arrives in a village is attacked for which some inhabitants look mistrust him. An Alderman is unhelpful & a village constable incompetent. Attacked down with the fever shortly after his arrival looks everything is conspiring against Bexley.

This has touched to premise really interesting for the book. I found it unfortunately a uninspiring read. It can not warm to any of some characters, has found a narrator particularly nettling. I have been quite engaged to finalise a book but second that has been concerned, a plus has bitten of this book has been he is coverage! Thanks to the Club to Reserve Reviewer Group, Netgalley & an editor to leave me the description & read this book. It estimates it the 2.5- a coverage the created to the 3!
5 / 5 Rossana
Betsan Tilney Has been murdered and his organism has burned. Because of a venue villagers superstitions, his organism is maintained in an abandoned church. Celery a Death is a result of a demon, Calon Fawr.

Thomas Bexley, the forensic photographer is sent to document an evidence, but is unwell with the fever and of the starts to see the things that …comprises the form in an organism in an of his photographs …or is so only the defect?

Recognition Bethan mother and while unwell is sure say, “does not look for his with your eyes”….

Will Thomas finds a murderous, or is there something still walking darker in a village?

Ossia The creepy, gothic the supernatural mystery in a vetoes of Poe and Lovecraft, has included the rats that line in a ceiling….If like the historical mystery, supernatural then will want to this.

THANKS TO Tracy and Compulsive Readers for the free copy of a ebook. Ossia My sincere, unbiased description.
5 / 5 Hsiu
Has chosen to revise this book to the equal that was intrigued for a title and a coverage of book. Lame more than me bargained to having read like this this history to disturb with his turns/of transfers and cul-de-sacs to the long of a way. This history is dipped in 1904 when Thomas Bexley, one of some premiers forensic photographers, calls in to research a murder of a young daughter for a name of Betsan Tilny. The organism of a daughter has been found in a forest of the small sleepy populate it Welsh known like Dinas Powys has been joined and horribly has burned. Strangely A scene of crime resembles has been staged and worse still: some locals am reluctant to help. A history really starts to aim signs of something almost otherworldly when Thomas develops some photograph that has taken in a scene that develops an anomaly that spends for big a dead organism. For this the title of a book 'A Shadow in a Lentil' is a lot returning. It enjoys, it is full of gothic superstition and atmosphere that will send the shiver down your plug until an a lot of well. They are in fact quite familiarised with a modern-the day populates Welsh of Dinas Powys and surrounding zones.
4 / 5 Tess
A Shadow in a Lentil is a perfect book for my gothic fiction fond heart. Full of mystery, debate in a supernatural and some secrets so only the small village can have.

There is enjoyed Thomas like the character and has loved a description that is gone in in an use of prompt forensic crew. My main amour has had to that this in spite of being a politics of small village, with the secrets that is hid in the each house and all the world having the motive for a horrible crime.

Has an element of superstition and doubt in Shadow in a Lentil that has wanted to leave a reader to ask if a supernatural is real or no.

Entirely would recommend Shadow in a Lentil for any any one seats uneasy at night!

ARC RECEIVED of Orion has seen netgalley instead for a sincere description
4 / 5 Celeste
there is enjoyed really a build on and a mystery around the one who killed Betsan and was totally a lot while any that the result to be. There is to good sure some red herrings throughout and when have thinks that has known those who of the killers is Hurcom calm surprised with moving it. Has-liked me a character Thomas Bexley to the equal that was determined to discover the spent in spite of some frustrations and of the questions that come to light. A whole history was a lot of writing and was both chilling and creepy. If you are expecting the mystery of murderous regulates calm then is bad. Sam Hurcom is to good sure the writer to look and am excited to see that more it has on his sleeve.
4 / 5 Kaleigh
This novel to begin law partly like an exercise in creative writing, while a setting in fact the century imposes a task to write in the suitably historical way. A murderous as called forensic photographer Thomas Bexley to the country of Galles Of the sud is dipped in a half of prompt own author. There are several odd characteristics in a murder of sixteen year Betsam Tilney, and equally odd appearances to a villagers' reactions. Bexley' The odd illness adds to a mystery. Like the reader is immersed to the nightmarish scene and results intrigued for casualidad. A fashion to write rests quite rigid and uncomfortable but a narrative is quite intriguing to maintain some interest.
4 / 5 Drusilla
A chilling history. These looks to start with was like the mystery of place of sincere murder in 1904, but early results the supernatural thriller. It is very atmospheric and a scene of crypt is pure gothic horror. Some starts of history was dulcemente but chooses on any in a second the averages. Once a moment it build it on, there are a lot of transfers of plot.
Unfortunately could not take to a main character. It is arrogant and earthy. Besides, some the smallest characters were of the dimensional .
In general although it was the fast and that the interests have read.
5 / 5 Vinnie
Ossia Sam Hurcom novel to start with and is Victorian gothic crime in his chilling more.
Together with Country of Galles Of the sud, Thomas Bexley, is the forensic photographer and has been sent by some police in Londra to research a mysterious and violent death of the young woman. Of a principle is treated with suspicion for a villagers and look for the be has had to that go to any period to hamper his investigation. All this adds to a tense atmosphere around a village, but reason is like this reluctant to help? Sticking to his old superstitions, Bexley starts to struggle to differentiate among realities and a supernatural.
Has the number of the red herrings has launched in the mix in a tentativa to launch a reader of a scent and he maintained me guessing legislation until an end. There is abundance of towers and sinister transfers during a history to maintain it interesting.
Likes first the novels go, ossia an excellent start and remain expecting further of Hurcom in a future.
THANKS TO NetGalley and Orion that Publishes to send me an ARC instead for a sincere description.
4 / 5 Delinda
Has has wanted to this. A spooky, gothic, atmospheric feel of a writing has done the look how was in a village like a spectator that looks some chances unfold. It is a lot of reminiscent of United Kingdom television show, Midsomer Murderous…the small villages have interrupted of the heinous the crime but any one wants to help reason like him maintains to of them and fix his own questions.

Has transfers and of the turns, literally in the each corner and some characters are written brilliantly. For the novel to begin east is glorious. I am looking forward to Sam Hurcom future writing.

Indication: 3.5/5
4 / 5 Rocky
taken the moment to take to and found the quite a unsettling read but was quite hooked for halfway. His a lot of gothic and Victorian with long atmospheric and creepy locals. A history is all said by means of a quite pompous and the reports of the arrogant inspector that reads as well as it is not a source totally of confidence to the equal that maintain guessing. Adapted bite me of woman in black. Would have like the bit more than a spooky the material but was the very very read.
5 / 5 Christia
This book is the good bed, read that with which the few days and has has had to that me also give pause when it take to a creepy parts like any good when you are so only in an after dark!
Is a lot of creepy in of the parts .... Horror, gothic, crime and mystery all gone to a.
I of the that usually reads books like this so that it is to say the prime minister for me and deffinately will read this class of gender again.
5 / 5 Hyacinth
A shadow in a lentil for Sam Hurcom.
One very very read. They are not the defender of historical books but I like this one. My favourite part was a digs . Creepy. Thomas was my favourite character . Eerie And spooky also. I have had tingles all on my arms that this has read. And an end creepy. 5.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 39 ratings
4 / 5 Oliva
Thomas Bexley is the forensic photographer (one of a prime minister in a country) doing partorisca some Metropolitan Police. It is June 1904 and is request partorisca examine an evidence, take photographs and investigation some circumstances that surrounds a murder of the daughter of sixteen years, Betsan Tilny, in Dinas Powys, the small village in Country of Galles Of the sud. Bexley Relates a history of a sure distance of 1913, but a reader is immediately does conscious that something deeply unpleasant spent during his investigations done nine years hardly arrives in a village partorisca begin his work of detective, Bexley develops the life-threatening raging fever, which cause hallucinations and affects his test – so that a reader can not be sure that objectively arrived and that it is a product of the his delirious imagination. Notwithstanding An effect in a fever, is a imperious and character quite unpleasant. There are mysteries to untangle and secrets to discover, everything does in Bexley is bull quite clumsy-in-a way of door.
While have enjoyed a history, and especially a climax was very presented, a narrative no the true coverage somehow, lack that feels of authenticity that fully enwraps a reader. Some characters are odd and credibility of lack, any always convince in that say and do. There is also some anachronistic use of words that has not been common coin at the same time of a novel like such “skillset” and an use of a Lady “of term”. A history to entertain that rasga to the long of, but finally, the bit of the disappointment.
5 / 5 Kellie
Ossia The fantastic book . I really enjooyed the. A really transported fashion be of tower to the small village a prompt 20th century. A character of principle is strong and involving and a plot that excites. You recommend that you read this book.
4 / 5 Andreas
THANKS TO Tracy in Complusive Readers for my invitation to a recognition and Orion for my copy of a book the transmission for the just and sincere description.

Is not very thick that I can say that I am surprised by the book but this one has done totally.

Has been expecting the history of historical crime that it is, but with like this more, almost grieve Thomas arrives in a start of small village of odd things to spend. Thomas results to ail and begins to see some really disturbing things. It dips this down his fever but is or is there more his ?

This book is seriously creepy in of the places and I has has had to that the place down once or two times, likes creepy the thrillers will love of east.

Is also a lot descriptive in of the places in his findings like the forensic science like this possibly any for a fainthearted !

Was really gripped for a book and I has loved to maintain reading to discover that really spent the Betsan and an author maintains a reader that suppositions that added to a colgante.

A creepy atmospheric gothic thriller with the roughly gruesome the details concealed maintained me engrossed throughout, is a start I really adds  novel.
5 / 5 Cherry
Was absolutely fascinated for a blurb for A Shadow in a Lentil. Thomas Bexley is one of some premiers forensic photographers and in 1904 calls to the small Welsh village to research a grisly has died of the young woman, Betsan Tilny. A village of Dinas Powys is the odd place, full of the people have hid, curtain twitchers and odd folk. Thomas can not expect take anything coherent out of his really.

Ossia The very atmospheric novel with nodding to a supernatural. A village resupplies the a lot of claustrophobic setting for Thomas' investigation. In spite of all the world-wide call Inspector, is not the police agent, but is involved by some police to research in his behalf. This attacked like this quite unusual but certainly leaves the different slant to a mystery of usual murder.

So only likes Thomas, has not had any clue the one who a murderous was to result to be and an author is specialised certainly in main a reader down one issues so only for him to result to be the cul-de-sac. I can not it say has taken to any of some characters but I do not think has been supposed to really. They are one stirs odd to say a less.

A Shadow in a Lentil is an interesting bed, enough an unexpected one of my point of view in this I has not expected a supernatural appearance or in fact a gothic horror. Certainly it have has has wanted to visits it Dinas Powys in 1904! Ossia The add read for a defender of historical fiction, especially that loves the creepy and enclosed setting. Oh, And so only I owe that mention that there is the map of a village. It is the one who some readers love the map!
4 / 5 Phillip
A year is 1904 and Thomas Bexley law for Yard of Scozia like the detective of specialist in forensics. It is dispatched to a small village of Dinas Powys to Country of Galles Of the sud, where the young daughter, Betsan Tilney, is apparently killed state in the oddest way.

Arrives and is almost immediately attacked down for the mysterious illness that spends down with fevers, headaches and hallucinations. It Likes him the progress of history, Bexley results one increasingly unreliable narrator to the equal that have followed his investigation, which is annoyed constantly reason considers to be ‘backward' locals. It is aided by an obstructive boss of a local joint and a youngster, bumbling local police, the one who is not any a lot of help neither! They are enmeshed in parochial superstition and determined to convince Bexley that his illness will annoy his investigation. But it is anxious to pursue a chance and discover reason Betsan has been murdered, and reason.

Is hard to believe ossia Hurcom first novel! He ticks all some boxes to attract a hard plus and more hardened readers of supernatural fiction. It is creepy, disturbing, eerie, darkness, horrifying and macabra in the each way that it gothic the thriller would owe that be. He you uneasy, your skin crawl and will not want to change some lights was! But also it calms it does not want to dip the down!

Hurcom Descriptions of life of the village and the mentality are something-on (yes, he at present bolt in Dinas Powys – but is speaking roughly life behind in a punctual 1900 is). This collective animosity to outsiders, together with the fear of any suggestion or the clue of a stranger is highly evident. A reader literally can feel Bexley the isolation in a way is treated for some locals, and this adds to a global sense of unease during a book.

Ossia An excellent start of 4 stars. I am looking forward to reading more than this author.
5 / 5 Olympia
June 17th, 1904, Dinas Powys (southwest of Cardiff, Country of Galles, for those of you a lot familiar with a zone). A Labour party has been formed. According to Boer the war has come to finalise. That The suffrage of the women is dominating some headlines. First world-wide War Is far to a future, his up to now ignored horrors.

And an organism of Betsan Tilny has been found joined in of the canals, his eyes gouged was and the burned organism. It is until Thomas Bexley to research, but a villagers of Dinas Powys is not exactly afterwards with information.

In the personal level, has loved absolutely read A Shadow in a Lentil how is dipped in of the zones know and amour. Although it can not be exciting to a lot, there is something roughly having the book dips for your account doorstep concealed the fact all a more amorous.

This book is a lot of things . Gothic, horror, crime, mystery, but the majority of everything, downright scary. And it does not mean in the gory classifies of way. I mean in that tugs , shivering, looking-on-yours-class of shoulder of way. Hurcom Builds an atmosphere dulcemente but firmly, spooking you it your core at least expects it.

Does not consider Me easily spooked but has had a signal when reading this book that was like this engrossed that has taken the enormous fright when the door has been taken for a wind and has closed unexpectedly shut. It was to add, have wanted to love/ it that!

A plot and history softly transfers and turns, garnering quite any to maintain you interested but without feeling frantic. I have done a lot of suppositions in an identity of a murderous but every time Hurcom directed was down the different street so only to find in the dead-finalise still again. A development of character is excellent, particularly that of our protagonist Bexley, whose stubborn determination is like this endearing how is noble.

Forbidding, masterful, and ghostly: A Shadow in a Lentil is the novel of fantastic start for all the world-wide and any one.

Will love A Shadow in a Lentil there is enjoyed :

M. R. James – Oh, whistles it And will come your, Chico
Chat Dickens – A Signalman
5 / 5 Myrl
3.5 of 5 stars
the shadow in a Lentil is the mystery of murder of the period dipped in a Edwardian Was. A turn of a 19th century has seen a lot of transmissions and scannings in the new age of discovery. The forensic photograph was the very new zone of police work and one this has tried invaluable in a solving of crimes. Ossia Still an age of superstition this in spite of and science and one supernatural is battling supremacy of paralizaciones – surely although a camera any lie?

Like the history begins fulfil Thomas Bexley like travesía to the small city to Country of Galles Of the sud to resupply assistance in a surgery to a death of the local woman. Betsan Tilny Is a victim, the young woman of apparently of questionable virtue although any looks to be able to enough say reason or pin down exactly which has done to incur such aversion. Some looks of village to be in a grip of hysterical the superstition and any look too much anxious to have the recently arrived poking around and wake things that remain more undisturbed. As you could imagine this a lot exactly things of easy mark for Bexley, fight with a surly innkeeper, a venue Councilman – Cummings – the one who is responsible to aim around – and also some locals the one who are incredibly reluctant to be drummed until question. On this Bexley games to lose with the violent illness that mark his work two difficult times and results like this severe that pode ail function.

That there is enjoyed in of the this. A period and attention to detail. They Like him the bed of mysteries of murder in this historical period where relieving was in his inception and the inspectors have had to trust more on intellect and feelings of gut. I think that that an author directs to create the really almost claustrophobic atmosphere of mentality of small city that marks any one relieving that much more difficult like the people conspire paralizaciones to obstruct a course of justice. Him him Like that has had of the pocolos red herrings that goes in to the long of a way and a sense of atmosphere that was in general dark and melancholic, an ominous forest, some dark rooms in an Inn and a positively gothic scene of horror in a crypt.

A writing was good to be sincere but am not totally sure that read for me. A history is said for Bexley in a form of his notes, which obviously tries to maintain in a fashion of the police report. It was not to be a fashion in the Bexley has has informed things or be Bexley he. I can any one quite decide. It is not always an easy plus to like character, is not that he particularly anything wrong like such but to the chairs like to begin his investigation in a wrong footing, is expecting the to be too easy, that he simply walk in, solve a chance and all the world would be surprised. On that, for me, there was at least an appearance of this that mine has arrived immediately and once there is inside my boss could do not shaking free, will not say reason because it was the spoiler but in some ways felt the little there is disappointed that I the second has has guessed things. Which is not to say has not jumped around the little, has not gone entirely sold in mine noton and has followed to some to to red herrings so only like Bexley, more has has had to that contrives very real of a whys and wherefores so only the wild theory more than anything more

there is enjoyed that an investigation has been annoyed for superstition. I have thought some scenes in a really added forest to one in general factor to tug that has come really to the boss when Bexley is finally be to examine an organism in a crypt.

In of the terms of critics. Any totally likes Bexley, which is not to say would not like me read more, but in of this time are not entirely bowled on for him. And, has thinks that that an end felt the little rushed – although I have done really like some final chapters. On the east chairs like a history has been resisted for behind the little for Bexley illness, chairs for likes it there is overwhelmed a history the little has bitten too much.

In general, a murder to entertain mystery with the clue of one supernatural.

Has received the copy by means of Netgalley, courtesy of an editor, so that my thank you. An on is my own opinion.
5 / 5 Elisha
When A narrator begins a history with the pocola note, be prepared for the very real history, there there is always the good reason for a note! 😉
Thomas Bexley is the forensic to photograph the one who has done like this well his work that every time there is the mystery one civilises llama to research. But this will not be one of some works has the habit of, of a start remarks that there is something odd in a chance. An organism has been moved, some agents that researches a chance does not look to have any real intentions to discover a truth, and then has something more…
With the murder to solve, Thomas will begin to have hallucinations and fever; all has related to the mysterious monster of a forest. It looks bobo, but is surrounded by people that believes in him and calm begins to remark something odd also, that ?
A history is based on 1904, where that the folklore and the legends were more credible that science; and this had done a history the really hunting book! Reason a reader does not know that to trust, a rational part that says that they are simply hallucination or a heart that says does the monster?
Had scared totally with this book, is scary hunting and like this very written that has loved to hide for behind a duvets from time to time! Reason A Shadow in a Lentil is not the light bed, is a book that will pursue your sleeps. Ready?
5 / 5 Patria
“He never left, he still rests. A demon of this village.”

The mystery of murder fulfils supernatural thriller and gothic fiction in this chilling accounts. Thomas Bexley is writing his history the decade with which some chances takes place, using his entrances of newspaper for the reference and in the see extracted in several points in a book. It begins with the note that directs a reader directly and has loved some promises of a chilling, darkness and sinister things to come. Ossia A first time is spoken really in the spent during this odd chance and admits to the feeling has concerned roughly to the equal that was seen once develops a truth of all this transpired.

The forensic photograph is still in his infancy and Bexley, known in a field for his eye for detail and his present to dip an evidence has jointed, is the skilled detective the one who is sent to assist with chance of serious crime by means of a country. When Betsan Tilny has murdered brutally in a Welsh village isolated of Dinas Powys, Bexley calls to help solve a crime. But in his arrival is dismayed to find that it look to upload to annoy his presence. They have done on touching import the one who committed a crime and see Thomas like an unnecessary complication that stirs on question and not comprising that do things.

Shortly after his arrival Bexley has the sense to be looked, which so only augments over time. Also it touches to lose with the fever that inhibits his capacity to do and he forces to take his bed. And it is this fever that is by train to do imagine seeing a ghost of Betsan Tilny? It is the man of science and does not believe in such atrocity and decides that it is the manifestation of his fever. But it can not shake a fear the one who that is seeing is everything too real and a victim that comes from decirprpers something. Impeding His investigation is a unwillingness of a villagers to assist in an investigation. They are hiding something, perhaps included harbouring the murderous, and Bexley is determined to take to a fund of him.

Bexley Is the serious man, concentrated the one who has any time to do friends or laze roughly. It is there to do a work of entity in the thorough way and will not leave anything among his way, not even when being like this ailing can ail stand. You are the protagonist adds and liked that of different more another does not see any correlation among Betsan rumoured promiscuity and his death, adapting people repeatedly that at all it gives any one a legislation to rape or kill another and at all a lot means to deserve such things that spends to them. It was happy has Thomas in his corner, struggling to find a truth and spend his murderous the justice when another was happy of an easy way was and anxious to brush a whole thing under a carpet.

Councilman Robert Cummings is the loathsome character. It is a polar opposite of Thomas and looks entirely uninterested solve a crime. He any secret of a fact that does not love Thomas there, his repulsion of a victim, or that is to do on his alcohol roughly the one who has killed Betsan a lot @@subject the one who some shows of evidence. It exits of his way to prevent the real investigation and Thomas marvels Cummings is a reason all the world is reluctant to speak his. It likes him Thomas I was suspicious that really know and that does not love paralizaciones to undermine.

Like the truths were developed dulcemente and some secrets of a village begin to be spent to light, a book is resulted increasingly last to dip down. It was gripped and could not turn some pages quickly enough. A brilliant beginning that it is the glorious mix of some of my favourite genders and one would recommend. An atmospheric prose me feel fully submerged in a history and has had a eeriness throughout. Ossia One of these precise books read with some lights on.

THANKS TO Orion Groups Editor and NetGalley for my copies of ARCH of this book.
5 / 5 Laverna
A Shadow in a Lentil is the creepy, atmospheric and supernatural thriller that there is enjoyed really. It is a type to reserve this would be adds to crimps up with in the night of cold winters, this in spite of can do the jump in the each noise listens!

An author the work adds that it describes a village in this book to the equal that was easy to imagine that it is eats to live there. A mentality of small village with his fear of strangers and anything new helped adds to a unease felt whilst reading. Each character there looks to have the motive for a murder and this, together with a creepy description of village, adds to a tension in a book. Also it ensures that I have not had any idea the one who a murder was has like this enjoyed to try for was it at the side Thomas.

These starts of book was quite slow but collected to choose up spends like this do stay with him. I have enjoyed to learn more in forensic photograph and a crew involved as well as discovering more in that life would have been he likes in 1904. It is the supernatural bed how is quite scary in of the places, although it seats some the historical elements of a book balanced it on amiably.

This incredibly is the novel to begin of an author and am excited to read more than him in a future.

Enormous thanks to Tracy Fenton to invite to a recognition of blog and to Orion for my copy of this book has seen Netgalley.
5 / 5 Raymon
3.5 Of 5 stars
the shadow in a Lentil is the mystery of murder of the period dipped in a Edwardian Was. A turn of a 19th century has seen a lot of transmissions and scannings in the new age of discovery. The forensic photograph was the very new zone of police work and one this has tried invaluable in a solving of crimes. Ossia Still an age of superstition this in spite of and science and a supernatural is battling partorisca supremacy – surely although a camera any lie?

Like the history begins fulfil Thomas Bexley like travesía to the small city to Country of Galles Of the sud partorisca resupply assistance in a surgery to a death of the local woman. Betsan Tilny Is a victim, the young woman of apparently of questionable virtue although any look partorisca be able to enough say why or pin down exactly which has done to incur such aversion. Some looks of village to be in a grip of hysterical the superstition and any look too much anxious to have the recently arrived poking around and wake things that remain more undisturbed. As you could imagine this a lot exactly things of easy mark for Bexley, fight with a surly innkeeper, a venue Councilman – Cummings – the one who is responsible to aim around – and also some locals the one who are incredibly reluctant to be drummed until question. On this Bexley games to lose with the violent illness that mark his work two difficult times and results like this severe that can ail function.

That there is enjoyed in of the this. A period and attention to detail. They Like him the bed of mysteries of murder in this historical period where relieving was in his inception and the inspectors have had to trust more on intellect and feelings of gut. I think that that an author directs to create the really almost claustrophobic atmosphere of mentality of small city that marks any one relieving that much more difficult like the people conspire to obstruct a course of justice. Him him Like that has had of the pocolos red herrings that goes in to the long of a way and a sense of atmosphere that was in general dark and melancholic, an ominous forest, some dark rooms in an Inn and a positively gothic scene of horror in a crypt.

A writing was good to be sincere but am not totally sure that read for me. A history is said for Bexley in a form of his notes, which obviously tries to maintain in a fashion of the police report. It was not to be a fashion in the Bexley has has informed things or be Bexley he. I can any one quite decide. It is not always an easy plus to like character, is not that he particularly anything wrong like such but to the chairs like to begin his investigation in a wrong footing, is expecting the to be too easy, that he simply walk in, solve a chance and all the world would be surprised. On that, for me, there was at least an appearance of this that mine has arrived immediately and once there is inside my boss could do not shaking free, will not say reason because it was the spoiler but in some ways felt the little there is disappointed that I the second has has guessed things. Which is not to say has not jumped around the little, has not gone entirely sold in mine noton and has followed to some to to red herrings so only like Bexley, more has has had to that contrives very real of a whys and wherefores so only the wild theory more than anything more

there is enjoyed that an investigation has been annoyed for superstition. I have thought some scenes in a really added forest to one in general factor to tug that has come really to the boss when Bexley is finally be to examine an organism in a crypt.

In of the terms of critics. Any totally likes Bexley, which is not to say would not like me read more, but in of this time are not entirely bowled on for him. And, has thinks that that an end felt the little rushed – although I have done really like some final chapters. On the east chairs like a history has been resisted for behind the little for Bexley illness, chairs for likes it there is overwhelmed a history the little has bitten too much.

In general, a murder to entertain mystery with the clue of a supernatural.

Has received the copy by means of Netgalley, courtesy of an editor, so that my thank you. An on is my own opinion.
5 / 5 Francoise
When A narrator begins a history with the pocola note, be prepared for the very real history, there there is always the good reason for a note! 😉
Thomas Bexley is the forensic to photograph the one who has done like this well his work that every time has the mystery one civilises llama to research. But this will not be one of some works has the habit of, of a start remarks that there is something odd in a chance. An organism has been moved, some agents that researches a chance does not look to have any real intentions to discover a truth, and then has something more…
With the murder to solve, Thomas will begin to have hallucinations and fever; all has related to the mysterious monster of a forest. It looks bobo, but is surrounded by people that believes in him and calm begins to remark something odd also, that ?
A history is based on 1904, where that the folklore and the legends were more credible that science; and this had done a history the really hunting book! Reason a reader does not know that to trust, a rational part that says that they are simply hallucination or a heart that says does the monster?
Had scared totally with this book, is scary hunting and like this very writing that it has loved to hide for behind a duvets from time to time! Reason A Shadow in a Lentil is not the light bed, is a book that will pursue your sleeps. Ready?
4 / 5 Edra
A gothic novel of crime with the clue of one supernatural ossia the dark and creepy read which had hooked well of a start. Place in the Dinas Powys, he sleepy populate it Welsh next Cardiff where some locals all together clave, in 1904 Thomas Bexley one of some premiers the llama of forensic photographers to a village that follows the death. Betsan Tilny The youngster of local daughter has been found died in a forest. Thomas feels uneasy in a village and feels is looked and that a villagers is hiding something. Then to add to the his unease when it develops his photographs of an organism and the scene of crime sees it shadowy expensive in a fund, but really can be Betsan Tilny?
This book has the only storyline and is the very atmospheric bed. Has quite a lot of transfers and turns to maintain you that the supposition and some characters are everything intriguing. In the village where all the world-wide looks to have something to hide and with spooky the things that spends the character of Thomas is intent in uncovering that has spent to a youngster Betsan.
Ossia One that absorbs gothic thriller that could not dip down and has maintained to think in a novel long with which have finalised the. To good sure recommends this book and look forward to reading more for Sam Hurcom.
4 / 5 Lorri
“He never left, he still rests. A demon of this village.”

The mystery of murder fulfils supernatural thriller and gothic fiction in this chilling history. Thomas Bexley is writing his history the decade with which some chances takes place, using his entrances of newspaper for the reference and in the see extracted in several points in a book. It begins with the note that directs a reader directly and has loved some promises of a chilling, darkness and sinister things to come. Ossia A first time is spoken really in the spent during this odd chance and admits to the feeling has concerned roughly to the equal that was seen once develops a truth of all this transpired.

The forensic photograph is still in his infancy and Bexley, known in a field for his eye for detail and his present to dip an evidence has jointed, is the skilled detective the one who is sent to assist with chance of serious crime by means of a country. When Betsan Tilny has murdered brutally in a Welsh village isolated of Dinas Powys, Bexley calls to help solve a crime. But in his arrival is dismayed to find that it look to upload to annoy his presence. They have done on touching import the one who committed a crime and see Thomas like an unnecessary complication that stirs on question and not comprising that do things.

Shortly after his arrival Bexley has the sense to be looked, which so only augments over time. Also it touches to lose with the fever that inhibits his capacity to do and he forces to take his bed. And it is this fever that is by train to do imagine seeing a ghost of Betsan Tilny? It is the man of science and does not believe in such atrocity and decides that it is the manifestation of his fever. But it can not shake a fear the one who that is seeing is everything too real and a victim that comes from decirprpers something. Impeding His investigation is a unwillingness of a villagers to assist in an investigation. They are hiding something, perhaps included harbouring the murderous, and Bexley is determined to take to a fund of him.

Bexley Is the serious man, concentrated the one who has any time to do friends or laze roughly. It is there to do a work of entity in the thorough way and will not leave anything among his way, not even when being like this ailing can ail stand. You are the protagonist adds and liked that of different more another does not see any correlation among Betsan rumoured promiscuity and his death, adapting people repeatedly that at all it gives any one a legislation to rape or kill another and at all a lot means to deserve such things that spends to them. It was happy has Thomas in his corner, struggling to find a truth and spend his murderous the justice when another was happy of an easy way was and anxious to brush a whole thing under a carpet.

Councilman Robert Cummings is the loathsome character. It is a polar opposite of Thomas and looks entirely uninterested solve a crime. He any secret of a fact that does not love Thomas there, his repulsion of a victim, or that is to do on his alcohol roughly the one who has killed Betsan a lot @@subject the one who some shows of evidence. It exits of his way to prevent the real investigation and Thomas marvels Cummings is a reason all the world is reluctant to speak his. It likes him Thomas I was suspicious that really know and that does not love paralizaciones to undermine.

Like the truths were developed dulcemente and some secrets of a village begin to be spent to light, a book is resulted increasingly last to dip down. It was gripped and could not turn some pages quickly enough. A brilliant beginning that it is the glorious mix of some of my favourite genders and one would recommend. An atmospheric prose me feel fully submerged in a history and has had a eeriness throughout. Ossia One of these precise books read with some lights on.

THANKS TO Orion Groups Editor and NetGalley for my copies of ARCH of this book.
4 / 5 Lashay
A Shadow in a Lentil is the creepy, atmospheric and supernatural thriller that there is enjoyed really. It is a type to reserve this would be adds to crimps up with in the night of cold winters, this in spite of can do the jump in the each noise listens!

An author the work adds that it describes a village in this book to the equal that was easy to imagine that it is like this living there. A mentality of small village with his fear of strangers and anything new helped adds to a unease felt whilst reading. Each character there looks to have the motive for a murder and this, together with a creepy description of village, adds to a tension in a book. Also it ensures that I have not had any idea the one who a murder was has like this enjoyed to try for was it at the side Thomas.

These starts of book was quite slow but collected to choose up spends like this do stay with him. I have enjoyed to learn more in forensic photograph and a crew involved as well as discovering more in that life would have been he likes in 1904. It is the supernatural bed how is quite scary in of the places, although it seats some the historical elements of a book balanced it on amiably.

This incredibly is the novel to begin of an author and am excited to read more than him in a future.

Enormous thanks to Tracy Fenton to invite to a recognition of blog and to Orion for my copy of this book has seen Netgalley.
5 / 5 Ramona
The to the left initiate me to say that a coverage of book is absolutely good-looking.
Has think that a premise was intriguing and has loved a start of a travesía and arrival in a village, an old fashioned way to write, an edifice-on the bit of atmosphere, dulcemente presenting a villagers and a chance of murder - the one who does not love an old fashioned Victorian whodunnit in the full village of weirdos and odd in disposal-ons?
The felt has lost his stride the bit in a half part with the be of point of plot of entity oh as obvious to all the world averts of a main protagonist, the one who is after all meant to be an extraordinary detective, with acute observational skills, and the enormous quantity of experience... Sherlock Holmes Is clearly no.
This in spite of, a history takes finally behind in clues, developing some secrets of sinister village one for one. It is conclusion perhaps the little predictable, and a last transfer the little twee, but found quell'quite atmospheric to choose on the second Bexley the delivery there would owe that be one.
I also think with his descriptive fashion probably done the wonderful audiobook.
4 / 5 Hilton
This has go in the first place in my radar in Orion marries in Cardiff last year. I have fulfilled Sam (the one who was lovely for a way) and was súper intrigued for his upcoming novel to start with. The Welsh historical + mystery that Dips + A clue of a paranormal. Sounds like the definite swipe for me. It was pleased like this to has been agreed for the copy of description.

Am thrilled to say this more than lived until my expectations. An atmosphere was incredible. Had an incredibly creepy air to one novel throughout. It seats almost claustrophobic, seemingly like our main character Thomas was has looked constantly. A lot we follow a history together with him, any always sure that exactly it is that it goes in.

A small city that dips to build helped to good sure this. A place where all the world knows each one which as others the secrets and any one trusts a outsider.

And of course, possibly a lot especially is the mystery adds . Abundance had of red herrings to the long of a way, but also follows that you no @to give is of entity until an end.

In general this was the novel of fantastic atmospheric mystery . If it touches it likes him he is on your street, highly recommends to choose this up!
5 / 5 Dolly
1904, Thomas Bexley, the forensic photographer, one of a prime minister in his field, is sent to research an organism of the adolescent daughter expósita in the small rural village, a lot a clue beaten, Dinas Powys.

On arrived, Thomas early finds the things are not they like this look, those looks to be the murder staged, to a local alderman and far of useful local police Constable.

Like his investigations choose on no. Thomas is dipped to for the raging fever, no longer know if anything is like this look

Sam Hurcom writes to oblige it chilling history, an excellent history of the small village, insular, scared of myths and superstition.

Has said the week in June, a history said of the investigation of Thomas and gradual workings of a chance while it battles his illness.

With transfer and turns the abundance, a calm author take deeply to this history of murder and deception. The one who is saying a truth and the one who can Thomas confidence, and a lot still speaks his

the start was like that the historical thriller quickly results something much darker and more macabro.

That feels likes quite he Classically the history written, is done a lot well, and there is enjoyed really this beginning quite excellent and certainly will spend to the look was paralización more investigations of Thomas Bexley

Recommended

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4 / 5 Maritza
A gothic put of fashionable thriller in 1904. Forensic photographer Thomas Bexley called to a small village of Dinas Powys to Country of Galles to research a horrific murder of the young daughter. There it finds suspicious and silent alcohols villagers those who are not anything was, the more there looks to be some class of presence. 👻

This history taken enough the moment to take to a transmission of things, but enjoyed it has done once. It is the slow burner and a fashion to write is very pertinent to one was is dipped in. It is atmospheric and creepy with the clue of one supernatural. Thomas Bexley is one the interesting narrator and I have thought really grow to his character for an end of a history. It liked! There is an intriguing plot with the few transfers and turns which maintained turning some pages. It have to that I ask that in the earth is gone in in time, but he all has come near quite amiably for a conclusion of a book.

In general one that absorbs and gripping start and historical mystery. Down waiting for to read work further for Sam Hurcom.
4 / 5 Catrina
Is 1904 & forensic photograph is in his infancy. Thomas Bexley has done something of the name for him to help Yard of Scozia with his surgeries & to the equal that is sent Country of Galles to research a gory died of Betsan Tilsley. Of a moment it arrives in a village is attacked for which some inhabitants look mistrust him. An Alderman is unhelpful & a village constable incompetent. Attacked down with the fever shortly after his arrival looks everything is conspiring against Bexley.

This has touched to premise really interesting for the book. I found it unfortunately a uninspiring read. It can not warm to any of some characters, has found a narrator particularly nettling. I have been quite engaged to finalise a book but second that has been concerned, a plus has bitten of this book has been he is coverage! Thanks to the Club to Reserve Reviewer Group, Netgalley & an editor to leave me the description & read this book. It estimates it the 2.5- a coverage the created to the 3!
5 / 5 Bridget
Betsan Tilney Has been murdered and his organism has burned. Because of a venue villagers superstitions, his organism is maintained in an abandoned church. Celery a Death is a result of a demon, Calon Fawr.

Thomas Bexley, the forensic photographer is sent to document an evidence, but is unwell with the fever and of the starts to see the things that …comprises the form in an organism in an of his photographs …or is so only the defect?

Recognition Bethan mother and while unwell is sure say, “does not look for his with your eyes”….

Will Thomas finds a murderous, or is there something still walking darker in a village?

Ossia The creepy, gothic the supernatural mystery in a vetoes of Poe and Lovecraft, has included the rats that line in a ceiling….If like the historical mystery, supernatural then will want to this.

THANKS TO Tracy and Compulsive Readers for the free copy of a ebook. Ossia My sincere, unbiased description.
5 / 5 Angelika
Has chosen to revise this book to the equal that was intrigued for a title and a coverage of book. Lame more than me bargained to having read like this this history to disturb with his turns/of transfers and cul-de-sacs to the long of a way. This history is dipped in 1904 when Thomas Bexley, one of some premiers forensic photographers, calls in to research a murder of a young daughter for a name of Betsan Tilny. The organism of a daughter has been found in a forest of the small sleepy populate it Welsh known like Dinas Powys has been joined and horribly has burned. Strangely A scene of crime resembles has been staged and worse still: some locals am reluctant to help. A history really starts to aim signs of something almost otherworldly when Thomas develops some photograph that has taken in a scene that develops an anomaly that spends for big a dead organism. For this the title of a book 'A Shadow in a Lentil' is a lot returning. It enjoys, it is full of gothic superstition and atmosphere that will send the shiver down your plug until an a lot of well. They are in fact quite familiarised with a modern-the day populates Welsh of Dinas Powys and surrounding zones.
4 / 5 Sam
A Shadow in a Lentil is a perfect book for my gothic fiction fond heart. Full of mystery, debate in a supernatural and some secrets so only the small village can have.

There is enjoyed Thomas like the character and has loved a description that is gone in in an use of prompt forensic crew. My main amour has had to that this in spite of being a politics of small village, with the secrets that is hid in the each house and all the world having the motive for a horrible crime.

Has an element of superstition and doubt in Shadow in a Lentil that has wanted to leave a reader to ask if a supernatural is real or no.

Entirely would recommend Shadow in a Lentil for any any one seats uneasy at night!

ARC RECEIVED of Orion has seen netgalley instead for a sincere description
5 / 5 Toi
there is enjoyed really a build on and a mystery around the one who killed Betsan and was totally a lot while any that the result to be. There is to good sure some red herrings throughout and when have thinks that has known those who of the killers is Hurcom calm surprised with moving it. Has-liked me a character Thomas Bexley to the equal that was determined to discover the spent in spite of some frustrations and of the questions that come to light. A whole history was a lot of writing and was both chilling and creepy. If you are expecting the mystery of murderous regulates calm then is bad. Sam Hurcom is to good sure the writer to look and am excited to see that more it has on his sleeve.
4 / 5 Dianna
This novel to begin law partly like an exercise in creative writing, while a setting in fact the century imposes a task to write in the suitably historical way. A murderous as called forensic photographer Thomas Bexley to the country of Galles Of the sud is dipped in a half of prompt own author. There are several odd characteristics in a murder of sixteen year Betsam Tilney, and equally odd appearances to a villagers' reactions. Bexley' The odd illness adds to a mystery. Like the reader is immersed to the nightmarish scene and results intrigued for casualidad. A fashion to write rests quite rigid and uncomfortable but a narrative is quite intriguing to maintain some interest.
4 / 5 Rheba
A chilling history. These looks to start with was like the mystery of place of sincere murder in 1904, but early results the supernatural thriller. It is very atmospheric and a scene of crypt is pure gothic horror. Some starts of history was dulcemente but chooses on any in a second the averages. Once a moment it build it on, there are a lot of transfers of plot.
Unfortunately could not take to a main character. It is arrogant and earthy. Besides, some the smallest characters were of the dimensional .
In general although it was the fast and that the interests have read.
4 / 5 Yulanda
Ossia Sam Hurcom novel to start with and is Victorian gothic crime in his chilling more.
Together with Country of Galles Of the sud, Thomas Bexley, is the forensic photographer and has been sent by some police in Londra to research a mysterious and violent death of the young woman. Of a principle is treated with suspicion for a villagers and look for the be has had to that go to any period to hamper his investigation. All this adds to a tense atmosphere around a village, but reason is like this reluctant to help? Sticking to his old superstitions, Bexley starts to struggle to differentiate among realities and a supernatural.
Has the number of the red herrings has launched in the mix in a tentativa to launch a reader of a scent and he maintained me guessing legislation until an end. There is abundance of towers and sinister transfers during a history to maintain it interesting.
Likes first the novels go, ossia an excellent start and remain expecting further of Hurcom in a future.
THANKS TO NetGalley and Orion that Publishes to send me an ARC instead for a sincere description.
4 / 5 Lanie
Has has wanted to this. A spooky, gothic, atmospheric feel of a writing has done the look how was in a village like a spectator that looks some chances unfold. It is a lot of reminiscent of United Kingdom television show, Midsomer Murderous…the small villages have interrupted of the heinous the crime but any one wants to help reason like him maintains to of them and fix his own questions.

Has transfers and of the turns, literally in the each corner and some characters are written brilliantly. For the novel to begin east is glorious. I am looking forward to Sam Hurcom future writing.

Indication: 3.5/5
4 / 5 Megan
taken the moment to take to and found the quite a unsettling read but was quite hooked for halfway. His a lot of gothic and Victorian with long atmospheric and creepy locals. A history is all said by means of a quite pompous and the reports of the arrogant inspector that reads as well as it is not a source totally of confidence to the equal that maintain guessing. Adapted bite me of woman in black. Would have like the bit more than a spooky the material but was the very very read.
4 / 5 James
This book is the good bed, read that with which the few days and has has had to that me also give pause when it take to a creepy parts like any good when you are so only in an after dark!
Is a lot of creepy in of the parts .... Horror, gothic, crime and mystery all gone to a.
I of the that usually reads books like this so that it is to say the prime minister for me and deffinately will read this class of gender again.
5 / 5 Chet
A plot is a lot well, and there are some moments of real storytelling talent. This in spite of, an injection of 21st century parlance the forms of the tongue of the 19th century is grating in some extremes - killset', and soyoving before' is not conducive to create a time and place. Spelling The deceptions abound - a retches more than wretches for p. p.ej. - And long descriptions of the fights of some main is quite overwrought. The characterisations are feeble and two dimensional. Worse although everything of of the this, this in spite of, is a ridiculous premise in that an investigation was instigated. Sad, but ghostly the anagrams have inserted to police procedurals only no the short .
4 / 5 Catrice
Has devoured this book. I maintained in colgante throughout and has the data at all was. A true gothic thriller with the supernatural undercurrent near in the far secluded little village. It is not fooled to think that goes to be cliche. It is any how May. A down side to read this book is that it owes final. I leave that it loves more!
4 / 5 Susanna
THANKS TO Tracy in Complusive Readers for my invitation to a recognition and to Orion for my copy of a book the transmission for the just and sincere description.

Is not very thick that I can say that I am surprised by the book but this one has done totally.

Has been expecting the history of historical crime that it is, but with like this more, almost grieve Thomas arrives in a start of small village of odd things to spend. Thomas results to ail and begins to see some really disturbing things. It dips this down his fever but is or is there more his ?

This book is seriously creepy in of the places and I has has had to that the place down once or two times, likes creepy the thrillers will love of east.

Is also a lot descriptive in of the places in his findings like the forensic science like this possibly any for a fainthearted !

Was really gripped for a book and I has loved to maintain reading to discover that really spent to Betsan and an author maintains a reader that suppositions that added to a colgante.

A creepy atmospheric gothic thriller with the roughly gruesome the details concealed maintained me engrossed throughout, is a start I really adds  novel.
4 / 5 Brunilda
Sam Hurcom novel to start with acts in classical United Kingdom folk-territory of horror, in a field, in of the small villages that has codes of silence, where some natives are superstitious and mistrustful of outsiders, where the odd things spend. It is all the little darkness of has bitten and the little bit creepy. That is perhaps different in a Shadow in a Lentil is like a folk the horror that dips blends in the murder-investigation-of mystery that goes to be particularly difficult to solve has his supernatural element and if a detective can not trust his own senses.

Thomas Bexley has when it calls to to look to a murder of the deep young woman mutilated, chained and burned prójimo to a forest for a village in Dinas Powys, the small village in a Welsh field. Thomas is not an inspector like such, but works like the photographer in that in 1904 is the new field of forensic investigation. Thomas suspicious that a villagers is hiding something, blaming Travellers and evoking a myth of the monster dreads known like Calon Farw the one who purportedly terrorises a region. Ailed for the fever of then arriving in the hallucinations of a village Thomas cause to see and listen entirely of unsettling things in Dinas Powys.

Hurcom The use of mark adds of a setting and a period to establish way. An odd behaviour of a superstitious villagers, a sullen innkeeper, a less than warm welcome receives powers, any to mention a gruesome treatment of an organism of a dead daughter all creates a half of horror and suspicion that quickly down to prójimos to hallucinatory madness.

This was all has had to that A Shadow in a Lentil still is the classical horror a lot of yarn, but Hurcom (and Thomas) persevere with a murder-investigation-of mystery, not losing never view of an aim, delving deeper to some characters and the activities that goes in in Dinas Powys. A revelations has like this dark and fascinating, a resolution that satisfies, Hurcom - again in classical fashion - leaving so only quite ambiguity for some things to remain opened without a totally rational explanation.
5 / 5 Adelle
A year is 1904 and Thomas Bexley law for Yard of Scozia like the detective of specialist in forensics. It is dispatched to a small village of Dinas Powys to Country of Galles Of the sud, where the young daughter, Betsan Tilney, is apparently killed state in the oddest way.

Arrive and is almost immediately attacked down for the mysterious illness that spends down with fevers, headaches and hallucinations. Like progresses of history, Bexley resulted one increasingly unreliable narrator to the equal that have followed his investigation, which is annoyed constantly reason considers to be ‘backward' locals. It is aided by an obstructive boss of a local joint and a youngster, bumbling local police, the one who is not help a lot a lot of neither! They are enmeshed in parochial superstition and determined to convince Bexley that his illness will annoy his investigation. But it is anxious to pursue a chance and discover reason Betsan has been murdered, and reason.

Is hard to believe ossia Hurcom first novel! He ticks all some boxes to attract a hard plus and more hardened readers of supernatural fiction. It is creepy, disturbing, eerie, darkness, horrifying and macabra in the each way that the gothic the thriller would owe that be. He you uneasy, your skin crawl and will not want to change some lights was! But also it calms it does not want to dip the down!

Hurcom Descriptions of life of the village and the mentality are something-on (yes, he at present bolt in Dinas Powys – but is speaking roughly life behind in a punctual 1900 is). This collective animosity to outsiders, together with the fear of any suggestion or the clue of a stranger is highly evident. A reader literally can feel Bexley the isolation in a way is treated for some locals, and this adds to a global sense of unease during a book.

Ossia An excellent start of 4 stars. I am looking forward to reading more than this author.
5 / 5 Garfield
Was absolutely fascinated for a blurb for A Shadow in a Lentil. Thomas Bexley is one of some premiers forensic photographers and in 1904 calls to the small Welsh village to research a grisly died of the young woman, Betsan Tilny. A village of Dinas Powys is the odd place, full of the people have hid, curtain twitchers and odd folk. Thomas can not expect take anything coherent out of his really.

Ossia The very atmospheric novel with nodding to a supernatural. A village resupplies the a lot of claustrophobic setting for Thomas' investigation. In spite of all the world-wide call Inspector, is not the police agent, but is involved by some police to research in his behalf. This attacked like this quite unusual but certainly leaves the different slant to a mystery of usual murder.

So only likes Thomas, has not had any clue the one who a murderous was to result to be and an author is specialised certainly in main a reader down one issues so only for him to result to be the cul-de-sac. I can not it say has taken to any of some characters but I do not think has been supposed to really. They are one stirs odd to say a less.

A Shadow in a Lentil is an interesting bed, enough an unexpected one of my point of view in this I has not expected a supernatural appearance or in fact a gothic horror. Certainly it have it has loved to visit Dinas Powys in 1904! Ossia The add read for a defender of historical fiction, especially that loves the creepy and enclosed setting. Oh, And so only I owe that mention that there is the map of a village. It is the one who some readers love the map!
5 / 5 Filomena
A Postmaster looked in my shoulder. As I have turned to the look has seen the flicker of movement of by means of a street. It seats underlying eyes peer in me.
I walks were without another word. I have looked as you locate his bicycle and has accelerated was down a street. I have behind turned and looked in my shoulder.
Any one had been looking.
1904. Thomas Bexley, one of some premiers forensic photographers, calls to a sleepy and far Welsh village of Dinas Powys, several miles down a cost of a thriving port of Cardiff. A young daughter for a name of Betsan Tilny has been found murdered in a forest - his organism joined and horribly has burned. But a scene of crime resembles has been staged, and worse still: some locals are reluctant to help.
Like the odd chance unfolds, Thomas remarks the presence to grow that it looks, and try he so that pode, a villagers look intent on maintaining his secret. Then a night, in a grip of the fever, develops some photographic dishes of a scene of crime in the makeshift darkroom in a dig of the his lodgings. There, it finds the expensive dimly visible in some photographs; to write that afterwards around an organism of a dead daughter - a face of Betsan Tilny.
The one who the novel to begin, Sam has written the short Gothic novel that has had some hairs in a backside of the mine with which estacas up. A really the piece written cleverly to do east creates the genuine atmosphere to dread
5 / 5 Cherlyn
June 17th, 1904, Dinas Powys (southwest of Cardiff, Country of Galles, for those of you a lot familiar with a zone). A Labour party has been formed. According to Boer the war has come to finalise. The suffrage of the women is dominating some headlines. First world-wide War Is far to a future, his up to now ignored horrors.

And an organism of Betsan Tilny has been found joined in of the canals, his eyes gouged was and the burned organism. It is until Thomas Bexley to research, but a villagers of Dinas Powys is not exactly afterwards with information.

In the personal level, has loved absolutely read A Shadow in a Lentil how is dipped in of the zones know and amour. Although it can not be exciting to a lot, there is something roughly having the book dips for your account doorstep concealed the fact all a more amorous.

This book is a lot of things . Gothic, horror, crime, mystery, but the majority of everything, downright scary. And it does not mean in the gory classifies of way. I mean in that tugs , shivering, looking-on-yours-class of shoulder of way. Hurcom Builds An atmosphere dulcemente but firmly, spooking you it your core at least expects it.

Does not consider Me easily spooked but has had a signal when reading this book that was like this engrossed that has taken the enormous fright when the door has been taken for a wind and has closed unexpectedly shut. It was to add, have wanted to love/ it that!

A plot and history softly transfers and turns, garnering quite any to maintain you interested but without feeling frantic. I have done a lot of suppositions in an identity of a murderous but every time Hurcom directed was down the different street so only to find in the dead-finalise still again. A development of character is excellent, particularly that of our protagonist Bexley, whose stubborn determination is like this endearing how is noble.

Forbidding, masterful, and ghostly: A Shadow in a Lentil is the novel of fantastic start for all the world-wide and any one.

Will love A Shadow in a Lentil there is enjoyed :

M. R. James – Oh, whistles it And will come your, Chico
Chat Dickens – A Signalman
5 / 5 Lashunda
A shadow in a lentil for Sam Hurcom.
One very very read. They are not the defender of historical books but I like this one. My favourite part was a digs . Creepy. Thomas was my favourite character . Eerie And spooky also. I have had tingles all on my arms that this has read. And an end creepy. 5.

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