Keywords: traditional british

The Girl Next Door

The Girl Next Door

Ruth Rendell

ISBN: 9781476784328
Year of publication: 2014

CHAPTER ONE HE WAS A handsome man. A handsome boy, his mother called him, because she started praising his looks when he was five. Before that, he received the compliments children necessarily get: Beautiful baby and Isnt he lovely His father was never there. He left school at fourteen you could then and went to work in a market garden, a slaughterhouse and finally a cosmetic factory. The bosss daughter fell in love with him. He was twenty by then, so they got married. Anitas father said he ...

Keywords: Mystery & Detective Traditional British
Last Rites

Last Rites

John Harvey

ISBN: 9781932859614
Year of publication: 1998

John Harvey Last Rites One It was twelve years since shed seen him. Not that she hadnt wanted to, hadnt written to him often enough, in the early days at least, asking him to change his mind. Featherstone, Haverigg, Wandsworth, the Scrubs. Begging him, near enough. Hell get over it with time, shed thought, feeling the way he does. At first she had gone anyway, long journeys, sometimes by car, more usually by train. Not to contravene his word, only to be there, be near him, share something of the ...

Keywords: & Detective Fiction General Mystery Police Procedural Suspense Traditional British