KISSING THE GUNNER'S DAUGHTERA sergeant in the Kingsmarkham police force is tragically killed.
Ten months later, Wexford enters a bloodbath of a crime scene, where a family has been brutally murdered. 'Her most brilliant Wexford mystery to date- The plot is complicated and elaborately detailed but, as usual, there is not one superfluous word- stunning imagery' Kate Saunders, Cosmopolitan'Beyond praise, completely compelling - will delight all Wexford's admirers' Allan Massie, The ScotsmanSIMISOLAWhen a young black woman is murdered, Wexford must overcome his prejudices to allow his investigative skills to succeed... 'Impressive and courageous- Rendell's psychological and social insights are so absorbing, it's easy to forget what a superb plotter she is.
As a mystery, Simisola is exceptional- pace, surprise, tension and a climax of stunning unexpectedness' The Times ROAD RAGEWhen Wexford's wife goes missing, the detective is in a race against time to solve a murder case, before Dora Wexford is placed in mortal danger... 'The book could hardly be more readable- A brilliant evocation of place, character and mood' Evening Standard 'With immaculate control, Ruth Rendell builds a menacing crescendo of tension and horror that keeps you guessing right up to the brilliantly paced finale' Good Housekeeping
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 896 pages
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 06/06/2002
- Category: Anthologies (non-poetry)
- ISBN: 9780091794477