Oxford Double (Paperback)
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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 04/02/2002
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Writer Kate Ivory has new neighbours on either side of her terraced house. On one side lives Jeremy Wells, a diffident, charming Oxford academic. On the other live Laura and Edward Foster who are intent on enjoying every moment of their retirement. None of them seems likely to become embroiled in serious crime, nor to be its victim. But within a few weeks, Kate is answering questions by the police about a brutal murder on her own doorstep.

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780747268451
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 170 g
Dimensions: 177 x 116 x 21 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
This is Stallwood's best yet: the plot is elegant, the characters beautifullly imagined and the mystery well sustained * Good Book Guide *

OXFORD SHADOWS:
'Stallwood's speciality is adroit plotting set in a vividly realised Oxford locale, and this is vintage stuff' The Times
`Stallwood delves into chilling psychology' Independent


OXFORD SHIFT:
'Gives Colin Dexter a run for his money among the dreaming spires... Stallwood has fought her way to the top of the tree in British crime writing with some arrestingly written thrillers' The Times


THE RAINBOW SIGN:
'A haunting and atmospheric piece...Stallwood has fought her way to the top of the tree in British crime writing with some arrestingly writen thrillers' The Times
'Veronica Stallwood has come up with another first-class page-turner' Oxford Mail
'The Rainbow Sign is a thriller that can't be faulted... Breath-taking descriptions of a desert country eclipsed only by Stallwood's insight into people's minds. The plot, sensed rather than seen, unfolds page by page, alluring and tantalising' Shots
'An elegiac mystery' Scotsman
'A breakthrough novel...A deceptive and atmospheric tale of British crime' Time Out


Previous:
'Veronica Stallwood has come up with another first-class page-turner' Oxford Mail
'Stallwood is in the top rank of crime writers' Daily Telegraph
'Not only plausible, but in my view, absolutely compelling' Scotsman
'Novelist Kate Ivory snoops with intelligence, wit and some nice insights' The Times
'One of the cleverest of the year's crop [with] a flesh-and-brains heroine' Observer

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