Three Cases for Chief Inspector Wexford: "Kissing the Gunner's Daughter", "Simisola", "Road Rage" (Paperback)Ruth Rendell
Paperback Published: 06/06/2002
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KISSING THE GUNNER'S DAUGHTER A sergeant in the Kingsmarkham police force is tragically killed. Ten months later, Wexford enters a bloodbath of a crime scene, where a family has been brutally murdered. 'Her most brilliant Wexford mystery to date- The plot is complicated and elaborately detailed but, as usual, there is not one superfluous word- stunning imagery' Kate Saunders, Cosmopolitan. 'Beyond praise, completely compelling - will delight all Wexford's admirers' Allan Massie, The Scotsman. SIMISOLA When a young black woman is murdered, Wexford must overcome his prejudices to allow his investigative skills to succeed...'Impressive and courageous- Rendell's psychological and social insights are so absorbing, it's easy to forget what a superb plotter she is. As a mystery, Simisola is exceptional- pace, surprise, tension and a climax of stunning unexpectedness' The Times. ROAD RAGE When Wexford's wife goes missing, the detective is in a race against time to solve a murder case, before Dora Wexford is placed in mortal danger...'The book could hardly be more readable- A brilliant evocation of place, character and mood' Evening Standard. 'With immaculate control, Ruth Rendell builds a menacing crescendo of tension and horror that keeps you guessing right up to the brilliantly paced finale' Good Housekeeping.