A Testament of Character
Book 10: The Rowland Sinclair Mysteries
Shortlisted, Ned Kelly Awards Best Crime Fiction, 2021
Shortlisted, Davitt Awards Best Crime Fiction, 2021
In fear for his life, American millionaire Daniel Cartwright changes his will, appointing his old friend Rowland Sinclair as his executor.
Soon murder proves that fear well founded.
When Rowland receives word of Cartwright’s death, he sets out immediately for Boston, Massachusetts, to bury his friend and honour his last wishes. He is met with the outrage and anguish of Cartwright’s family, who have been spurned in favour of a man they claim does not exist.
Artists and gangsters, movie stars and tycoons all gather to the fray as elite society closes in to protect its own, and family secrets haunt the living. Rowland Sinclair must confront a world in which insanity is relative, greed is understood, and love is dictated; where the only people he can truly trust are an artist, a poet and a passionate sculptress.
“Again, Sulari Gentill has written a crime fiction novel which is so much more. The parallels with our current situation, politically and economically, are remarkable and goose-bump inducing. Highly recommended reading.”
“[A Testament of Character] is the best adventure of our beloved painter-cum-detective yet.”
Good Reading (March, 2020)
“Gentill has crafted an outstanding historical murder mystery… Highly recommended.”
Canberra Times (March, 2020)
“…storytelling with vitality and gusto in a very fine series set during turbulent times.”