Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.
Kissing the Gunner's Daughter / Simisola / Road Rage
by Ruth Rendell
No current Talk conversations about this book.
References to this work on external resources.
Wikipedia in English
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0091794471, Paperback)KISSING THE GUNNER'S DAUGHTER A 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 Scotsman. SIMISOLA When 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 RAGE When 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.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:14:38 -0400)
No library descriptions found.
Is this you?
Become a LibraryThing Author.