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Ruth Barbara Rendell, Baroness Rendell of Babergh, CBE, died May 2, 2015 in London. She had been hospitalized since suffering a stroke early in 2015. She was an English author of thrillers and psychological murder mysteries and a past winner of the Edgar Award for Best Novel.

Obituary from The Guardian: Ruth Rendell, crime writer, dies aged 85

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Simisola (Inspector Wexford Book 16)
by Ruth Rendell
In the quiet Sussex country town of Kingsmarkham,  the daughter of Nigerian physician Raymond Akande  is missing. "It's probably nothing, "  says Dr. Akande to his friend and client Chief  Inspector Wexford, whose help he enlists.   But the days that follow prove the doctor  dreadfully wrong. A young woman is...
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Asta's Book
by Ruth Rendell
An “obsessively readable” mystery from the New York Times– bestselling author of Dark Corners about a century-old diary that holds clues to a murder ( The Sunday Telegraph ).  Asta Westerby is lonely. In 1905, shortly after coming to East London from Denmark with her husband and their two little boys, she feels like a...
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Durch Gewalt und List: Roman (German Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
Der berühmte achtundsiebzigjährige Flötist Sir Manuel Camargue will noch einmal heiraten – eine Frau, die fünfzig Jahre jünger ist als er. Doch kurz vor der Hochzeit ertrinkt der alte Herr in seinem Gartenteich. Ein Unglücksfall – so lautet das offizielle Urteil. Doch Chefinspektor Wexford kommen Zweifel. Denn er hat erfahren...
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The Veiled One (Inspector Wexford Book 14)
by Ruth Rendell
Inspector Wexford searches for answers after an elderly woman is murdered in this “spellbinder” from a New York Times –bestselling author ( Publishers Weekly ). When Chief Inspector Wexford enters the parking garage, the woman is already dead, slumped between two cars, concealed under a velvet shroud. The inspector doesn’t...
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Wolf to the Slaughter: An Inspector Wexford Mystery
by Ruth Rendell
It was better than a hotel, this anonymous room on a secluded side street of a small country town. No register to sign, no questions asked, and for five bucks a man could have three hours of undisturbed, illicit lovemaking. Then one evening a man with a knife turned the love nest into a death chamber. The carpet was soaked with blood...
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Speaker of Mandarin: An Inspector Wexford Mystery
by Ruth Rendell
Chief Inspector Wexford is in China, visiting ancient tombs and palaces with a group of British tourists. After their return to England, one of his fellow tourists is found murdered. As he questions other members of the group, Wexford finds secrets of greed, treachery, theft, and adultery, leading the distressed inspector to ask not who...
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Road Rage (Inspector Wexford Book 17)
by Ruth Rendell
Winner of multiple Edgar and Gold Dagger awards including the most prestigious Edgar of them all, the Grand Master, Ruth Rendell returns with a novel that pits Chief Inspector Wexford against a quite personal foe: the environmental terrorists who kidnap and threaten the lives of five hostages--including Wexford's own wife. As Road Rage...
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A Judgement in Stone (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
by Ruth Rendell
What on earth could have provoked a modern day St. Valentine's Day massacre? On Valentine's Day, four members of the Coverdale family--George, Jacqueline, Melinda and Giles--were murdered in the space of 15 minutes. Their housekeeper, Eunice Parchman, shot them, one by one, in the blue light of a televised performance of Don Giovanni ....
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An Unkindness of Ravens (Inspector Wexford Book 13)
by Ruth Rendell
Edgar Award Finalist: In this “mystery of the highest order,” a cheating husband vanishes and the women of Sussex aren’t giving up their secrets ( The New Yorker ) .   For London’s Chief Inspector Reg Wexford, it wasn’t an official call. He was just being neighborly when he agreed to talk to Joy Williams about her...
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Best Man to Die (Inspector Wexford Book 4)
by Ruth Rendell
Who could have suspected that the exciting stag party for the groom would be the prelude to the murder of his close friend Charlie Hatton? And Charlie's death was only the first in a string of puzzling murders involving small-time gangsters, cheating husbands, and loose women. Now Chief Inspector Wexford and his assistant join forces...
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The Bridesmaid
by Ruth Rendell
From the New York Times –bestselling author of A Dark-Adapted Eye : A unique psychological thriller about a gentle young man tempted to kill for love.   Philip Wardman is disgusted by murder. He cannot tolerate violent films or the local news, and when his friends discuss such things he often leaves the room. At his sister’s...
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The Monster in the Box: An Inspector Wexford Novel
by Ruth Rendell
The Monster in the Box is the latest addition to Ruth Rendell’s “masterful” ( Los Angeles Times ) Inspector Wexford series. In this enthralling new book, Rendell, “the best mystery writer in the English-speaking world” ( Time ), takes Inspector Wexford back to his first murder case—a woman found strangled in her bedroom....
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Live Flesh
by Ruth Rendell
As their worlds collide, an ex-con and his victim struggle to make sense of their violent past and forge a new future   When Victor Jenner emerges from prison he finds himself inexorably drawn to the man who put him there—the policeman he’d shot a bullet through and paralyzed for life. But it seems that David Fleetwood...
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A Demon in My View (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
by Ruth Rendell
She waits for him in the dark, her mind and body perfect, passive, until one day, when he goes to the cellar, and she is gone . . . In A Demon in My View , Ruth Rendell creates a character as frightening as he is fascinating. Mild-mannered Arthur Johnson has never known how to talk to women. And his loneliness has perverted his...
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A Fatal Inversion: Plume Fiction
by Ruth Rendell
An award-winning novel from a New York Times –bestselling author: The long-buried bodies of a woman and child are unearthed on a Suffolk country estate.   When the new owners of Wyvis Hall, a rural estate in Suffolk, set out to bury their pet dog on the grounds, they stumbled upon a ghastly relic: the bones of a woman and small...
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King Solomon's Carpet (Onyx)
by Ruth Rendell
From an Edgar Award–winning author: Murder intrudes on a student’s secret history of the London Underground in this “b rilliantly unexpected” mystery ( The Times , London).   Jarvis Stringer is a young man of many peculiarities, but no obsession has taken hold quite like that of writing the strange and twisting history of...
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The St. Zita Society: A Novel
by Ruth Rendell
INCLUDES AN EXCERPT OF RENDELL’S FINAL NOVEL, DARK CORNERS This captivating novel about residents and servants on one block of a posh London street is a “sex comedy and a social satire, of the ‘ Upstairs Downstairs ’ variety, with a few murders mixed in for our added delight” ( The Washington Post Book World ). Life on...
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The Babes in the Wood (Inspector Wexford Book 19)
by Ruth Rendell
With floods threatening both the town of Kingsmarkham and his own home and no end to the rain in sight, Chief Inspector Wexford already has his hands full when he learns that two local teenagers have gone missing along with their sitter, Joanna Troy. Their hysterical mother is convinced that all three have drowned, and as the hours...
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The Face Of Trespass
by Ruth Rendell
Two years ago he had been a promising young novelist. Now he survived - you could hardly call it living - in a near derelict cottage with only an unhooked telephone and his own obsessive thoughts for company. Two years of loving Drusilla - the bored, rich, unstable girl with everything she needed, and a husband she wanted dead. The...
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The Brimstone Wedding
by Ruth Rendell
An elderly nursing home patient tells stories of her past that seem to mirror her caregiver’s life to a disturbing degree—and that’s before the stories take a deadly turn Stuck in a loveless marriage and mired in a troubled affair, Genevieve Warner doesn’t have a friend in the world—until she meets Stella, a patient at...
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Tigerlily's Orchids: A Novel
by Ruth Rendell
INCLUDES AN EXCERPT OF RENDELL’S FINAL NOVEL, DARK CORNERS Is it dangerous to know too much about your neighbors? When Stuart Font throws a housewarming party, he invites all the residents of his new building—among them, three flippant young girls, a lonely spinster, a man with a passion for classical history, and a woman...
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The Lake of Darkness (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
by Ruth Rendell
Martin Urban is a quiet bachelor with a comfortable life, free of worry and distractions. When he unexpectedly comes into a small fortune, he decides to use his newfound wealth to help out those in need. Finn also leads a quiet life, and comes into a little money of his own. Normally, their paths would never have crossed. But Martin’s...
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Make Death Love Me
by Ruth Rendell
A Ruth Rendell mystery, first published in 1979 and shortlisted for the Edgar Allan Poe Award for best crime novel in 1980. Alan Groombridge is trapped. Husband to a woman he doesn't like, father to two children he never wanted, and manager of a tiny branch of the Anglian-Victoria bank, he is doomed to a life of domestic boredom and...
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Talking to Strange Men
by Ruth Rendell
A lonely man stumbles into a dangerous game in this twisting novel of psychological suspense by the New York Times –bestselling author of The Crocodile Bird .   In a desolate alley on the bank of the Thames, a spy slips through the shadows. Mungo is the Director General of English intelligence, and he knows Moscow Centre has...
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Was die Schatten verbergen: Ein Inspector-Wexford-Roman (German Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
50 Jahre Inspector Wexford! Ruth Rendell schreibt Krimigeschichte. Chief Inspector Wexford hatte eigentlich gehofft, dass ihm Eric Targo nie wieder unter die Augen treten würde. Doch nun ist er zurück in Kingsmarkham – klein, muskelbepackt und so arrogant wie eh und je. Als Wexford noch ein junger Polizist war, fand man eine Frau...
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Murder Being Once Done (Inspector Wexford Book 7)
by Ruth Rendell
A young girl is murdered in a cemetery.  And Wexford's doctor has prescribed no alcohol, no rich food and, above all, no police work.  When a young girl's body is found in a London cemetery and the local police, under the command of Wexford's nephew, are baffled, Wexford decides to brave his doctor's wrath and the condescension of...
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Shake Hands Forever (Inspector Wexford Book 9)
by Ruth Rendell
The bed was neatly made, and the woman on top neatly strangled. According to all accounts, Angela Hathall was deeply in love with her husband and far too paranoid to invite an unknown person into their home. So who managed to gain entry and strangle her without a struggle? That is the problem facing Inspector Wexford in Shake Hands...
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Portobello: A Novel
by Ruth Rendell
INCLUDES AN EXCERPT OF RENDELL’S FINAL NOVEL, DARK CORNERS Ruth Rendell is widely considered to be crime fiction’s reigning queen, with a remarkable career spanning more than forty years. Now, in Portobello, she delivers a captivating and intricate tale that weaves together the troubled lives of several people in the gentrified...
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The Keys to the Street
by Ruth Rendell
Set in and around London's Regent's Park, where the city's wealthiest, poorest, kindest, and most vicious citizens all cross paths, The Keys to the Street tells of the deadly thanks a young woman risks receiving in return for an act of selfless generosity. "Is it true that we dislike those who have done us a service?" asks Mary Jago's...
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Not in the Flesh: A Wexford Novel (Inspector Wexford Book 21)
by Ruth Rendell
A new Chief Inspector Wexford mystery from the author who Time magazine has called “the best mystery writer in the English-speaking world.” When the truffle-hunting dog starts to dig furiously, his master’s first reaction is delight at the size of the clump the dog has unearthed: at the going rate, this one truffle might be...
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Some Lie and Some Die (Inspector Wexford Book 8)
by Ruth Rendell
A mutilated body found at a rock festival. In spite of dire predictions, the rock festival in Kingsmarkham seemed to be going off without a hitch, until the hideously disfigured body is discovered in a nearby quarry. And soon Wexford is investigating the links between a local girl gone bad and a charismatic singer who inspires an...
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A Sleeping Life (Inspector Wexford Book 10)
by Ruth Rendell
Rhoda Comfrey's death seemed unremarkable; the real mystery was her life. In A Sleeping Life , master mystery writer Ruth Rendell unveils an elaborate web of lies and deception painstakingly maintained by a troubled soul. A wallet found in Comfrey's handbag leads Inspector Wexford to Mr. Grenville West, a writer whose plots revel in...
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Harm Done: An Inspector Wexford Mystery
by Ruth Rendell
The search for the body commenced. Then the victim walked into town. Behind the picture-postcard façade of Kingsmarkham lies a community rife with violence, betrayal, and a taste for vengeance. When sixteen-year-old Lizzie Cromwell reappears no one knows where she has been, including Lizzie herself. Inspector Wexford thinks she was...
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No More Dying Then (Inspector Wexford Book 6)
by Ruth Rendell
What kind of a person would kidnap two children? That is the question that haunts Wexford when a five-year-old boy and a twelve-year-old girl disappear from the village of Kingsmarkham. When a child's body turns up at an abandoned country home one search turns into a murder investigation and the other turns into a race against...
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The Fallen Curtain: Stories (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
by Ruth Rendell
   A stranger lures a child into his car with the promise of sweets. A young man spots his   fiancée’s double in a public park of ill repute. An executive visits the secluded home of a former employee whose intentions are frightfully unclear. A modest soul weds the woman he rescues from suicide—only to fall victim to an...
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The Chimney Sweeper's Boy
by Barbara Vine
An unforgettable tale of mystery and obsession by Barbara Vine (pseudonym of Ruth Rendell, winner of the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award for lifetime achievement) This is the utterly absorbing story of best-selling novelist Gerald Candless, whose sudden death from a heart attack leaves behind a wife and two doting...
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To Fear a Painted Devil
by Ruth Rendell
Gossip in tiny Linchester is raised to new heights when young Patrick Selby dies on the night of his beautiful wife's birthday party. The whole neighborhood was there, witness to the horrible attack of wasps Peter suffered at the end of the evening. But did Peter die of the stings? Dr. Greenleaf thinks not. After all, wasps aren't the...
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The Brimstone Wedding
by Barbara Vine
Both a finely crafted mystery and a disturbingly honest depiction of the kinship between love and madness, The Brimstone Wedding tells an unsettling story about the power and the poison of love. A gracious, dignified woman, who's dying in an English nursing home, reveals the secrets of her erotic past to her young caretaker.
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13 Steps Down
by Ruth Rendell
Mix Cellini has just moved into a flat in a decaying house in Nottinghill, where he plans to pursue his two abiding passions--supermodel Nerissa Nash, whom he worships from afar, and the life of serial killer Reggie Christie, hanged fifty years earlier for murdering at least eight women. Gwendolen Chawcer, Mix’s eighty-year-old...
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End in Tears (Inspector Wexford Book 20)
by Ruth Rendell
The first death could have been an accident.  When Mavis Ambrose is killed by a falling chunk of concrete, the police have no reason to suspect mischief. However, the bludgeoning of the young and gorgeous Amber Marshalson that follows is clearly murder. In the midst of the hottest summer on record, Inspector Wexford is called in to...
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One Across, Two Down (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
by Ruth Rendell
       Two things interest Stanley Manning: crossword puzzles, and the substantial sum his wife Vera stands to inherit when his mother-in-law dies. Otherwise, life at 61 Lanchester Road is a living hell. For Mrs. Kinaway lives with them now—and she will stop at nothing to tear their marriage apart. One afternoon, Stanley sets...
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The Minotaur
by Barbara Vine
From the author Time magazine calls “the best mystery writer in the English-speaking world,” comes an elegant and gripping new novel that blurs the line between psychological suspense and Gothic horror. Kerstin Krist arrives at the vine-covered Lydstep Old Hall in rural Essex to care for John Cosway, a former mathematical genius...
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The Rottweiler
by Ruth Rendell
The first victim had bite marks on her neck so the London papers nicknamed her killer, “the Rottweiler.” He has been stalking the small and diverse London community of Lisson Grove, where Inez Ferry runs an antique shop frequented by a motley collection of eccentric individuals. When the Rottweiler’s trinkets start showing up in...
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The Child's Child: A Novel
by Barbara Vine
INCLUDES AN EXCERPT OF RENDELL’S FINAL NOVEL, DARK CORNERS From three-time Edgar Award–winning mystery writer Ruth Rendell, writing here under her Barbara Vine pseudonym, an ingenious novel-within-a-novel about brothers and sisters and the violence lurking behind our society’s taboos. When their grandmother dies, Grace and...
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The Water's Lovely (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
by Ruth Rendell
When Ismay and Heather's stepfather was discovered dead in the bathtub nine years ago, the police concluded the drowning was an accident. But Ismay has always silently suspected that Heather might have had something to do with it. Now they're older and their lives seem to be moving happily forward. But when Heather becomes seriously...
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Master of the Moor
by Ruth Rendell
Stephen Whalby loves to walk the moor. He considers it his, although he and his young wife Lyn are merely tenants in a flat nearby. But the senseless and frightening murder of a young woman invades Stephen's sense of privacy and pollutes his beloved moor with suspicion and dread. And then a second murder captures his imagination in an...
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The Birthday Present: A Novel
by Barbara Vine
Ivor Tesham is a handsome, single, young member of Parliament whose political star is on the rise. When he meets a woman in a chance encounter–a beautiful, leggy, married woman named Hebe–the two become lovers obsessed with their trysts, spiced up by what the newspapers like to call “adventure sex.” It’s the dress-up and...
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Grasshopper
by Barbara Vine
“They have sent me here because of what happened on the pylon.” When Clodagh Brown writes these words at the age of nineteen, she believes that she is leaving behind the traumatic events of her youth. But Clodagh soon learns that you can never entirely escape your past. In the aftermath of the incident on the pylon--one of the great...
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Adam and Eve and Pinch Me
by Ruth Rendell
Minty’s boyfriend, Jock, was killed in the disastrous train wreck at Paddington, shortly after he borrowed all her savings. Now he has come back to haunt her. Zillah lost her estranged husband, Jerry, in that same accident. She is not convinced he is actually dead, but for reasons of her own decides not to pursue the matter. Fiona’s...
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The Blood Doctor: A Novel
by Barbara Vine
Sometimes it’s best to leave the past alone. For when biographer Martin Nanther looks into the life of his famous great-grandfather Henry, Queen Victoria’s favorite physician, he discovers some rather unsettling coincidences, like the fact that the doctor married the sister of his recently murdered fiancée. The more Martin...
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Piranha to Scurfy: And Other Stories
by Ruth Rendell
Nine deliciously frightening and exquisitely crafted tales of psychological terror from Ruth Rendell. A self-appointed critic reads books only to catch out their errors of fact and usage, which he points out to their authors in vicious letters: Then one day he comes upon a book that attacks him . An elderly woman finally avenges...
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Dark Corners: A Novel
by Ruth Rendell
“A spectacularly creepy and macabre tale” ( Entertainment Weekly ) of blackmail, murders both accidental and opportunistic, and of one life’s fateful unraveling—from Ruth Rendell, “one of the most remarkable novelists of her generation” ( People ), writing at her most mesmerizing. Rendell completed Dark Corners shortly...
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On ne peut pas tout avoir (French Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
« Un remarquable thriller psychologique ! » Le Figaro Littéraire Le livre : En cette fin du printemps 1990, Ivor Tesham, étoile montante du gouvernement conservateur de Margaret Thatcher et ardent coureur de jupons, décide d’offrir à sa maîtresse un cadeau d’anniversaire mémorable. Il manigance ce que l’on appelle une...
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Schweiß der Angst: Ein Inspektor-Wexford-Roman (German Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
Der exzentrische Maler Rupert Margolis und seine Schwester Ann, ehemaliges Model und stadtbekanntes Partygirl, sorgen im stillen Kingsmarkham für jede Menge Aufregung. Als Rupert seine Schwester auf der Polizeiwache nach einer Partynacht als vermisst meldet, scheint es niemanden zu beunruhigen, obwohl sie spurlos verschwunden bleibt....
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The Killing Doll
by Ruth Rendell
A girl experiments with the occult to keep her family together in this psychological thriller from the New York Times –bestselling author of Dark Corners .   In a quiet house in the London suburb of Manningtree, fifteen-year-old Pup and his emotionally damaged older sister, Dolly, have become closer than ever since the death of...
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Going Wrong
by Ruth Rendell
A street hustler-turned-wealthy businessman races to extricate his childhood sweetheart from the arms of her fiancé before it’s too late When Guy Curran, a streetwise hustler from the wrong side of the tracks, falls in love with good-girl Leonora, he knows that one day she will be his wife. But as life leads the two down...
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The Chimney Sweeper's Boy
by Ruth Rendell
A daughter’s research into her father’s life unearths shocking family secrets in this “ frightening” novel ( Express on Sunday ).   After celebrated English author Gerald Candless dies of a heart attack at his clifftop home above Gaunton Dunes in Devon, his eldest daughter, Sarah, is commissioned to write his biography....
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Une vie si convenable (French Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
« Par son imagination unique, Ruth Rendell éclaire la psyché humaine. » P.D. James Le livre : Grace et Andrew, frère et sœur, se sont toujours bien entendus. Lorsqu’ils héritent de la maison de leur grand-mère, il leur paraît naturel d’y emménager ensemble. Mais quand le compagnon d’Andrew s’installe à son tour, la vie...
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Et l'eau devint sang (French Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
« Une exploration minutieuse du paysage mental de ses personnages : glaçant et délicieux ! » Le Monde  Le livre : Ismay et Heather vivent dans la maison où est mort leur beau-père. Il y neuf ans, Guy s’est noyé dans la baignoire. Depuis, la salle de bains a été détruite et la demeure divisée en deux appartements. Leur...
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Wer Zwietracht sät: Roman (German Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
Ganz Kingsmarkham ist in Aufruhr. Der geplante Bau einer Umgehungsstraße durch ein zauberhaftes Flusstal erregt die Bürger – und die militante Ökoszene. Während sich Dora Wexford den Protesten anschließt, wahrt ihr Mann, Chief Inspector Wexford, eher Distanz. Die Polizeiermittlungen laufen auf Hochtouren, als in einem Waldstück...
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No Man's Nightingale: An Inspector Wexford Novel
by Ruth Rendell
INCLUDES AN EXCERPT OF RENDELL’S FINAL NOVEL, DARK CORNERS From “one of the most remarkable novelists of her generation” ( People ) a “refined, probing, and intelligent” ( USA TODAY ) mystery in the masterful Inspector Wexford series…more enthralling than ever after fifty years. A female vicar named Sarah Hussein is...
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The Crocodile Bird
by Ruth Rendell
A psychological thriller about an isolated young woman and her murderous mother from the New York Times –bestselling author of The Girl Next Door .   Far from London, the isolated estate called Shrove House looms over the English countryside. Inside, two women hide from the world. For sixteen years, Eve has protected her...
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The Girl Next Door: A Novel
by Ruth Rendell
INCLUDES AN EXCERPT OF RENDELL’S FINAL NOVEL, DARK CORNERS From crime legend Ruth Rendell, a psychologically intriguing novel about an old murder that sends shockwaves across a group of astonishingly carnal and appetiteful elderly friends: “Refined, probing, and intelligent…never less than a pleasure” ( USA TODAY ). In the...
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The Tree of Hands
by Ruth Rendell
Edgar Award Finalist: In London, a missing child unites three mothers in grief, madness, and murder.   When Benet Archdale was a young girl in North London, her mother, Mopsa, made her nervous. The woman was unsound, and posed ever-present dangers. Yet Benet understood her sickness and forgave her threats. In pursuit of a...
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From Doon with Death: The First Inspector Wexford Mystery
by Ruth Rendell
When Margaret Parsons disappears, Inspector Burden tries to reassure her frantic husband that she will be back by morning. Privately, though, he is certain Margaret has run off with another man. But then the missing woman's body is found, strangled and abandoned in a nearby wood. And when Mr. Parsons lets the police into his home, a...
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A Dark-Adapted Eye (Plume)
by Ruth Rendell
A woman investigates the shocking secrets that brought down her once proud family in this suspenseful Edgar Award winner from a New York Times –bestselling author. Faith Severn has never understood why the willful matriarch of her high-society family, aunt Vera Hillyard, snapped and murdered her own beloved sister. But long after...
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The Vault: An Inspector Wexford Novel
by Ruth Rendell
INCLUDES AN EXCERPT OF RENDELL’S FINAL NOVEL, DARK CORNERS In the stunning climax to Rendell’s classic 1998 novel A Sight for Sore Eyes, three bodies—two dead, one living—are entombed in an underground chamber beneath a picturesque London house. Twelve years later, the house’s new owner pulls back a manhole cover, and...
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Guilty Thing Surprised (Inspector Wexford Book 5)
by Ruth Rendell
Elizabeth Nightingale found peace and tranquility on her nightly walks through the rich, dense forests surrounding Myfleet Manor. But the peace she treasured was shattered one night when she found death waiting in the woods. Chief Inspector Wexford and his colleague Inspector Burden find a most unsavory case on their hands -- and must...
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Der Sonderling: Roman (German Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
Teddy und Francine sind weltfremde Einzelgänger. Teddy wuchs im Londoner Vorstadtmilieu ohne Wärme und Nähe auf. Seine Eltern interessierten sich nie für ihn, der Einzige, der sich mit ihm beschäftigte, war ein Nachbar. In dessen Werkschuppen entdeckte Teddy seine Liebe zu Holz und wurde zu einem hochbegabten Schreiner. Francine...
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Celle qui savait tout (French Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
« Personne ne peut rivaliser avec Ruth Rendell dès qu’il est question d’obsession, de paranoïa et de coïncidences malheureuses ! » Stephen King   Le livre  :   En juin 1944, pendant les alertes aériennes, un groupe d’enfants découvre, dans les vertes prairies d’une banlieue proche de Londres, un réseau de...
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Der vergessene Tote: Ein Inspector-Wexford-Roman (German Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
Ein abgründiger neuer Fall für Chief Inspector Wexford Ein Trüffelsucher und sein Hund machen einen grausigen Fund: eine abgehackte Hand. Die Polizei exhumiert das Skelett eines Mannes, dessen Identität man nicht mehr bestimmen kann und der vor mindestens zehn Jahren begraben wurde. Als dann in einem verlassenen Cottage ganz in...
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Ein Ende mit Tränen: Ein Inspector-Wexford-Roman (German Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
Es ist der schlimmste Albtraum eines jeden Vaters: Der Tag bricht an, und George Marshalsons Tochter Amber ist noch immer nicht nach Hause gekommen. Noch ahnt George nicht, dass Amber nie mehr heimkehrt – und er weiß auch nicht, dass er selbst schon bald ihre Leiche entdecken wird. Chief Inspector Wexford war in seiner langen...
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Ni chair ni sang: Une enquête de l'inspecteur Wexford (French Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
« Tout le charme de ce roman réside dans le rythme lent mais envoûtant que lui imprime Rendell avec humour et poésie. » Le Figaro Littéraire   Le livre : En cherchant des truffes avec son chien, un homme découvre des restes humains ensevelis. L’autopsie révèle qu’il s’agit d’un homme mort depuis une dizaine d’années...
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Underground (French Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
" On roule dans des tunnels de frisson ! " Le Parisien Le livre : Le monde du rail est l’obsession de Jarvis. Dans l’école londonienne désaffectée où il vit, près du métro, il écrit un livre consacré aux trains. Il en consigne l’histoire, il y séjourne, il en connaît les détours, les dangers et l’excitation. Pour...
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Dunkle Wasser: Roman (German Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
Anhaltende Regenfälle haben die Umgebung der Kleinstadt Kingsmarkham in eine einzige wilde Flusslandschaft verwandelt. Doch Chief Inspector Wexford treibt eine noch größere Bedrohung als das Hochwasser um: Zwei Teenager werden von ihren Eltern als vermisst gemeldet. Sie befürchten, die beiden Kinder könnten in den Fluten ertrunken...
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Rottweiler (French Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
« Avec un régal de fines descriptions de personnages et chaque chapitre traité comme un tableau, Rendell nous conduit tout en délicatesse sur le chemin de l’assassin. » Marie France Le livre : La première fille avait une morsure dans le cou. Selon la police, les analyses ADN désignaient son fiancé. Qu’importe ! La presse...
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La Treizième Marche (French Edition)
by Ruth Rendell
« Ruth Rendell raconte la folie et révèle un petit tas de poussière humaine : forcément nauséabonde ! » Le Figaro   Le livre : Mix, un garçon un peu perdu, pas si méchant du reste, a la superstition du chiffre 13. Il habite à Notting Hill, sous les combles d’une maison délabrée, au milieu de cadavres d’insectes. Il...
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