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A Sleeping Life: (A Wexford Case) (Inspector Wexford series Book 10)


The tenth book to feature the classic crime-solving detective, Chief Inspector Wexford.

On a sultry August evening, the bloody body of a middle-aged woman is discovered beneath a hedge by a small boy.

There are only two things that surprise Wexford about the murder scene. One, that the only contents of the woman’s handbag are some keys and a wallet containing nothing but some money. And two, how even in death, her deathly grey eyes possess a scornful glare.

The woman turns out to be Rhoda…

A Sleeping Life

Pub Date : 2009-02-04 | Author : Ruth Rendell | Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard

ISBN 10 : 0307559807
ISBN 13 : 9780307559807

Rhoda Comfrey's death seemed unremarkable; the real mystery was her life. In A Sleeping Life, master mystery writer Ruth Rendell unveils an elaborate web of lies and deception pain..

Put On By Cunning

Pub Date : 2010-02-04 | Author : Ruth Rendell | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781409068358
ISBN 13 : 1409068358

The eleventh book to feature the classic crime-solving detective, Chief Inspector Wexford. Sir Manuel Camargue, Kingsmarkham's very own celebrity flautist, dies tragically on a sno..

End In Tears

Pub Date : 2007-06-26 | Author : Ruth Rendell | Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard

ISBN 10 : 9780307386366
ISBN 13 : 0307386368

In End in Tears, Edgar Award winning author Ruth Rendell's Inspector Wexford has his work cut out for him: When Mavis Ambrose is killed by a falling chunk of concrete, the police h..

Some Lie And Some Die

Pub Date : 2009-10-07 | Author : Ruth Rendell | Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard

ISBN 10 : 0307559858
ISBN 13 : 9780307559852

A mutilated body found at a rock festival. In spite of dire predictions, the rock festival in Kingsmarkham seemed to be going off without a hitch, until the hideously disfigured bo..

The Veiled One

Pub Date : 2010-12-28 | Author : Ruth Rendell | Publisher : Open Road Media

ISBN 10 : 9781453210796
ISBN 13 : 1453210792

Inspector Wexford searches for answers after an elderly woman is murdered in this “spellbinder” from a New York Times–bestselling author (Publishers Weekly). When Chief Inspe..

Murder Being Once Done

Pub Date : 1999-03-01 | Author : Ruth Rendell | Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard

ISBN 10 : 9780375704888
ISBN 13 : 0375704884

Inspector Wexford is called in when the body of a young woman, strangled with her own silk scarf, turns up in the Montfort family vault in a London cemetery..

Put On By Cunning

Pub Date : 1994 | Author : Ruth Rendell | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 0099277301
ISBN 13 : 9780099277309

Sir Manuel Carmargue, one of the greatest flautists of his time, was dead. Misadventure. An old man, ankle-deep in snow, he lost his foothold in the dark, slipping into the water t..

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