I can see from my records that in the first three months of the year I was on a huge Ruth Rendell "kick".
- ONE ACROSS, TWO DOWN (1971)
- LIVE FLESH (1986)
- A SLEEPING LIFE (1978) - Wexford
- THE KILLING DOLL (1984)
- AN UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS (1985) - Wexford
- COLLECTED SHORT STORIES
- THE VEILED ONE (1988) - Wexford
- THE BRIDESMAID (1989)
- HEARTSTONES (1987)
- A JUDGEMENT IN STONE (1977)
- NO MORE DYING THEN (1971) - Wexford
- GOING WRONG (1990)
- THE COPPER PEACOCK (1980) - short stories
I am surprised that so many of the titles I read were stand-alones.
Synopsis (from Amazon)
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 time. Filled with pathos and terror, passion, bitterness, and loss, No More Dying Then is Rendell at her most chillingly astute.
Read the first few pages.