By Ruth Rendell
“The top secret author anyplace within the English-speaking world.”—The Boston Globe
Elizabeth and Quentin Nightingale. a cheerful couple who lived relatively graciously at Myfleet Manor within the mild English countryside.
Elizabeth Nightingale came across peace and calmness on her nightly walks in the course of the wealthy, dense forests surrounding Myfleet Manor. however the peace she precious was once shattered one evening whilst she stumbled on dying ready within the woods.
Chief Inspector Wexford and his colleague Inspector Burden discover a so much unsavory case on their hands—and needs to use all their wit and knowledge to resolve it . . .
“Undoubtedly the best writers of English mysteries and chiller-killer plots.”—Los Angeles Times
“You can't manage to pay for to overlook Ruth Rendell.”—The big apple occasions publication Review
“For readers who've virtually given up mysteries . . . Rendell should be simply the lady to get them began again.”—Ellery Queen's secret Magazine
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A Guilty Thing Surprised (Inspector Wexford Book 5) by Ruth Rendell