Bess Crawford is a series of mystery novels by American authors Caroline and Charles Todd under the shared pseudonym of Charles Todd. Bess is a British nurse working in France during World War I.


Charles Todd is a pseudonym used by the mother-and-son writing duo of American authors Caroline and Charles Todd. Their main series features Inspector Ian Rutledge, an English detective working in Scotland Yard during post-WWI England. Their other characters include Francesca Hatton and Bess Crawford. Sadly, Caroline passed away in 2021, but her legacy lives on […]