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British mystery writer Minette Walters began her literary career as a sub-editor at a romance publishing company. She wrote short stories and romance novels for a time before turning to writing mysteries. Her first mystery novel, The Ice House (1992), won the John Creasy Award for Best First Novel. Later novels have also been award winners. Scold's Bridle won a CWA Gold Dagger and The Sculptress (which was made into a BBC television play) won an Edgar Award. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Ice House… (more)
The Ice House 1,572 copies, 23 reviews
The Sculptress 1,546 copies, 28 reviews
The Breaker 1,497 copies, 21 reviews
The Scold's Bridle 1,481 copies, 24 reviews
The Dark Room 1,467 copies, 21 reviews
The Shape of Snakes 1,459 copies, 21 reviews
The Echo 1,354 copies, 20 reviews
Acid Row 1,279 copies, 17 reviews
Fox Evil 1,209 copies, 15 reviews
The Devil's Feather 1,100 copies, 32 reviews
Disordered Minds 1,040 copies, 27 reviews
The Chameleon's Shadow 773 copies, 31 reviews
Burning Point 520 copies, 8 reviews
The Last Hours 404 copies, 30 reviews
Chickenfeed 215 copies, 12 reviews
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