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Jean Kerr. Reginald Hill. An anthology of original mysteries in which mothers of all kinds play every conceivable role, from sleuth to victim, celebrates Mother's Day in a collection featuring works by Ruth Rendell, Bill Crider, Barbara Collins, and other notable mystery writ A mother and daughter live quietly in the rustic gatehouse of Shrove House, an isolated British estate. Their life seems perfectly ordinary except that daughter Liza has been kept isolated from the outside world all of her sixteen years.
And that s The blood hod turned the white damask tablecloth a terrible bright red. Later the newspapers would call the triple murder in the magnificent Kingsmarkham country home the "Tancred House massacre. Five short mystery stories featuring Detective Chief Inspector Wexford involve challenging cases ranging from a suspicious suicide and a strange incident of child abduction to a bizarre murder in Yugoslavia Ever since they ran with the same London teenage gang Guy Curran has loved Leonora Chisholm passionately.
He was a slum kid, and her parents lived in tasteful Kensington; she went to university while he made his jet-set fortun Philip Wardman, a young man with an abnormal fear of violence and death, meets beautiful and mysterious Senta, a bridesmaid in his sister's wedding, who insists that he prove his love to her by committing a murder Who would garrote a middle-aged housewife and leave her body in the parking garage of a suburban shopping mall? Chief Inspector Wexford is no sooner on the case than off it -- a car bomb's explosion lands him in the hospital.
It's now up to Mike B It was his third visit to the gloomy house on Orchard Drive. Each time, he parked in the same place. Each time, he carried a briefcase.
And each time, Louise North greeted him at the door. Susan Townsend was the only resident with no interest in the Safe houses and secret message drops, double crosses and defections - it sounds like the stuff of sophisticated espionage, but the agents and moles are schoolboys engaged in harmless play.
John Creevey doesn't know this. To him, the messages he p Sixteen-year-old Elvira's mother is dead. Elvira is sad, of course, but not so sad as her younger sister Spinny. Spinny is afraid their father, Luke, will be heartbroken, but Elvira knows better -- after all, Luke has her to take her mother's place. After ten years in prison for shooting -- and permanently crippling -- a young policeman, Victor Jenner is released to a strange new world and told to make a new life for himself.
Some Lie and Some Die
It's hard to fill the days, but at least there's one blessing -- he wa Murder, corruption, blackmail. All these are part of someone else's world, not part of the everyday lives of ordinary people This is a collection of sinister stories from the bestselling author who won The Sunday Times Literary Award f Rodney Williams's disappearance seems typical to Chief Inspector Wexford -- a simple case of a man running off with a woman other than his wife.
But when another woman reports that her husband is missing, the case turns unpleasantly complex. 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.
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As he questions other members of the group, Wexford finds secrets o Wealthy Alice Whittaker -- now Alice Fielding -- is known for her generosity, and when her friend Nesta vanishes Alice is determined to find her and help her. If that means money, well, Alice has plenty of it. Then Alice starts to feel sick -- a virus In a shabby London suburb, sixteen-year-old Pup Yearman dabbles in magic.
But for Pup's older sister Dolly, the magic is more than dabbling. Deformed by a facial birthmark, Dolly desperately wants to be cured, and her obsession with Pup's magic sends A crime novel in which four members of one family are shot dead one Valentine's Day by their housekeeper, who is arrested for the crime two weeks later, but the tragedy neither begins nor ends there. 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 A stranger lures a child into his car with the promise of sweets. An executive visits the secluded home of a former employee whose intentions are frightfully unclear Sir Manuel Camargue, yesterday one of the most celebrated musicians of his time, today floats face down in the lake near his sprawling English country house.
The consensus is accidental death -- but Inspector Wexford knows the stench of murder most f An accountant shares the large sum of money that he wins with five people, including a cleaning woman who believes she is the reincarnation of Madame Blavatsky and her son who kills people to send them quickly into the astral dimension The clumsy efforts of two amateur bank robbers give bank manager Alan Groombridge a chance to realize his dreams of trading a dull life for passion and adventure, but his conscience soon gets in the way A small, neat, quiet creature of regular habits.
Yet Arthur had strange secrets.
He found delicious pleasure in venting his rage on his "white lady," the plastic mannequin in the cellar. And, he "murdered" aga 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 Focusing on crime that flourishes amid the flora, this blooming collection of 19 tales provides m On a stormy February afternoon, little Stella Rivers disappears and is never seen again. Then, on a warm October day, five-year-old John Lawrence fails to come home, and evil, mad, taunting letters begin, which make the worst, unspoken imaginings a b For it was clear that the glamorous mistress of Myfleet Manor had slipped away from her husband to meet a secret lover-and had met her death instead.
Was her lover the killer? The stag party was terrific. The incident that followed was terrifying. It was a brutal, vicious crime -- sixteen years old. A helpless old woman battered to death with an axe. Harry Painter hung for it, and Chief Inspector Wexford is certain they executed the right man. But Reverend Archery has doubts. Are the detectives' investigations at a halt? Wexford finds he is dealing with a very nasty case when nature-loving Elizabeth Nightingale is murdered on one of her nightly walks through the woods around Myfleet Manor.
Angela Hathall is murdered, but Wexford can find no motive and no suspect. Maybe she picked up a stranger who killed her? The line Wexford follows alienates not just his colleagues, including Mike Burden, but his wife, too. A baby has been stolen from its pram and another baby left behind in its place, and it seems that the mother of the stolen child may also be in danger.
Wexford investigates the disappearance of John Lawrence, a five-year-old boy. After he goes missing, mad, taunting letters begin to arrive, involving another child who vanished, Stella Rivers. Wexford investigates when the dead body of a middle aged woman is found - but there are very few clues to the woman's life, let alone those that might lead to her killer.
Gwen Robson, a middle-aged housewife who may have been a blackmailer, is found garotted in the car park of a suburban shopping mall. Wexford is no sooner on the case than a car bomb goes off and all but kills him, putting him in hospital. This leaves Mike Burden with the task of solving the case, but does he go off on the wrong scent? Is Wexford's analysis any better, though? The Kingsmarkham rock festival is going smoothly until the disfigured body of a local girl, thought to be living in London, is found in a nearby quarry.
Wexford investigates the links between a charismatic singer and a young woman gone bad. Wexford joins forces with a bridegroom when his best man is killed at the stag party. And Charlie Hatton's death is only the first in a string of murders which seem to be about cheating husbands, loose women and gangsters. Rodney Williams disappears and then his body found in the woods.
Wexford investigates and finds more than one mystery. When a world-famous flautist is murdered, Wexford wonders if his recently returned daughter had anything to do with it.
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He becomes obsessed with proving that she is an imposter, even getting permission to travel as far afield as the USA and France to do so. Wexford's first ever successful murder case comes back to haunt him when a vicar starts to rake up the past. Was the man hanged on Wexford's evidence actually innocent? Wexford collapses from overwork so is put on a month's leave. Instead of resting though, he decides to go and visit Mike, who is seconded to London.