By Ruth Rendell
“The most sensible secret author at any place within the English-speaking world.”—The Boston Globe
Elizabeth and Quentin Nightingale. a contented couple who lived really graciously at Myfleet Manor within the mild English countryside.
Elizabeth Nightingale chanced on peace and calmness on her nightly walks throughout the wealthy, dense forests surrounding Myfleet Manor. however the peace she precious used to be shattered one evening whilst she came upon demise ready within the woods.
Chief Inspector Wexford and his colleague Inspector Burden discover a such a lot unsavory case on their hands—and needs to use all their wit and knowledge to unravel it . . .
“Undoubtedly the best writers of English mysteries and chiller-killer plots.”—Los Angeles Times
“You can't find the money for to overlook Ruth Rendell.”—The long island occasions publication Review
“For readers who've nearly given up mysteries . . . Rendell could be simply the lady to get them begun again.”—Ellery Queen's secret Magazine
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A Guilty Thing Surprised (Inspector Wexford Book 5) by Ruth Rendell