Rose and Antonia had a good war. As WAAF plotters, they had all the excitement and independence of a difficult and dangerous job, and all the fun of being two women on an RAF base. Peacetime is a disappointment. There is rationing, shortages, and nothing to do. Rosie's war-hero husband has turned into a brutal lout: Antonia, bored with her rich manufacturer, wants to move to America with her lover. Neither can afford a divorce. But what are plotters for, if not to plot? And Antonia's ruthless scheme would give them both what they want. If Rosie doesn't lose her nerve, they could get away with murder ...
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Lovesey's novel WOBBLE TO DEATH introduced the Victorian sleuths, Cribb & Thackeray & was the foundation of the TV series. He won the Gold Dagger Award with THE FALSE INSP. DEW & in 2000 joined the elite group of people awarded the Cartier Diamond Dagger.Review:
Post-war age of austerity provides backdrop to black farce which builds to a sweaty-palm finish. The Guardian Pure joy. The Scotsman Phone-off-the-hook time. The Independent
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Book Description Sphere, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 751533483