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Author: Ruth Rendell
Author: Ruth Rendell
Like a modern-day Scheherazade, young Liza Beck tells her story over a span of nights and in the process finds salvation. After the police question her mother, Eve, about the death of Jonathan Tobias, the owner of Shrove House, 16-year-old Liza runs away with Sean, the young garden hand at the remot
Author: Ruth Rendell
Bestseller Rendell's riveting new novel in her Chief Inspector Wexford series (The Babes in the Wood, etc.) links two disparate worlds--a child-surrogacy ring and the construction trade. A teenage mother, Amber Marshalson, is found dead in the grass outside her home in Kingsmarkham, her skull crushe
Author: Ruth Rendell
Author: Ruth Rendell
The first young woman murdered had a bite mark on her neck, prompting the media to dub her killer "The Rottweiler." As the number of killings grows to two, three, and beyond, that nickname sticks, even though it has become clear that the original bite was incidental. The Rottweiler is a serial garro
Author: Ruth Rendell
Mix Cellini has just moved into a flat in a decaying house in Nottinghill, where he plans to pursue his two abiding passions supermodel Nerissa Nash, whom he worships from afar, and the life of serial killer Reggie Christie, hanged fifty years earlier for murdering at least eight women. Gwendolen
Author: Ruth Rendell
Two-in-One
Author: Ruth Rendell
An omnibus edition of three Inspector Wexford mysteries - "Wolf to the Slaughter", "Put on by Cunning" and "The Speaker of Mandarin".
Author: Ruth Rendell
An omnibus edition of three of Ruth Rendell's Wexford mysteries. They feature the discovery of sinister undercurrents when an apparently respectable woman is murdered, evil letters that make unspoken imaginings a brutal reality, and the killing of a girl in a gloomy London cemetery.

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Author: Ruth Rendell
From the start of her illustrious career, Ruth Rendell's novels have blurred the distinction between literature and commercial fiction. Although Rendell is classified as a writer of mysteries and crime thrillers, her elegant prose and superb literary skills elevate her far above the conventions of t
Author: Ruth Rendell
The woods outside of Kingsmarkham were lovely, dark, and deep.And they were about to vanish forever when the new highway cut through them. While Chief Inspector Wexford privately despaired about the loss of his hiking grounds, local residents and outsiders were organizing a massive protest.Some of t
Author: Ruth Rendell
Investigating the murder of a socialite family, Inspector Wexford is forced to face his own deepest feelings. Called "one of Rendell's darkest and most suble character studies"
Author: Ruth Rendell
A woman phoned to say she and her husband went to Paris for the weekend, leaving their children with a - well, teen-sitter, I suppose, got back last night to find the lot gone and naturally she assumes they've all drowned.'nThere hadn't been anything like this kind of rain in living memory. The Rive
Author: Ruth Rendell
The tragic death of Manuel Camargue, Kingsmarkham's very own celebrity flautist, is met with a ruling of misadventure. But when, after an absence of nineteen years, Camargue's entrancing daughter Natalie reappears, Dinah, his fiance, goes to Wexford for help.Dinah believes Natalie is not who she cla
Author: Ruth Rendell
What you do in childhood may come back to haunt you
Stealing things from people who had upset her was something Polly did quite a lot.
There was her Aunt Pauline; a girl at school; a boyfriend who left her. And there was the man on the plane...
Humiliated and scared by a total stranger P
Author: Ruth Rendell
A classic Rendellian loner, Mix Cellini is superstitious about the number 13. Living in a decaying house in Notting Hill, Mix is obsessed with 10 Rillington Place, where the notorious John Christie committed a series of foul murders. He is also infatuated with a beautiful model who lives nearby - a
Author: Ruth Rendell
The impossible has happened. Chief Inspector Reg Wexford has retired. He takes great pleasure in his books, but, for all the benefits of a more relaxed lifestyle, he misses being the law. But a chance meeting in a London street, with someone he had known briefly as a very young police constable, cha