Another Wexford mystery read by George Baker She was a wonderful, lovely lady, according to her niece. But Gwen Robinson had died in a bleak, underground carpark, murdered by someone who knew just how to use a garrotte. But was she the intended victim? Or had Gwen died of mistaken identity? Mike Burden was convinced he knew who the killer was, and all he had to do was break him. Wexford wasn't so sure. They were missing something, he was sure of it...With the delicacy of a surgeon wielding a scalpel, Ruth Rendell excises layer after layer of deception and deceit to reveal the rottenness that lies at the core of the killer's soul.
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Who would garrote a middle-aged housewife and leave her body in the parking garage of a suburban shopping mall? Chief Inspector Wexford is no sooner on the case than a car bomb's explosion lands him in the hospital. It's now up to Mike Burden to step in and solve the case. He's got a suspect . . . but will he be able to make him talk?About the Author:
A crime writer for over thirty years, Ruth Rendell has won one Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger Award, two Gold Daggers and, the supreme accolade, the Crime Writers' Diamond Award for her outstanding contribution to the genre.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 2011. Compact Disc. Book Condition: Brand New. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0007423861