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?
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Ruth Rendell is the recipient of several awards, including three Edgars and four Gold Daggers from the UK’s Crime Writers’ Association. Simisola, Blood Lines, Keys to the Street, and The Brimstone Wedding (written as Barbara Vine) are available from Brilliance Audio. She lives in England.From Publishers Weekly:
Elderly Gwen Robson is found murdered in a shopping-mall garage and Inspector Wexford and partner Mike Burden investigate. "Rendell's reputation for literary grace, ingenious plots and arresting characters is borne out again in her latest stunning mystery," enthused PW . "It's a spellbinder."
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 009173469X