Blood Lines by Ruth Rendell
Long and Short Stories

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Hailed by Patricia Cornwell as "unequivocally the most brilliant mystery writer of our time, " Ruth Rendell now delivers an all-new collection of long- and short-story mysteries. As always with Rendell, these stories of mystery and wrongdoing shine their light into the dark places of the human psyche.
 

About Ruth Rendell

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Ruth Rendell was born in Essex, England on February 17, 1930. She was educated at Loughton County High School. Rendell began her career as a journalist. She wrote six novels before sending her work in to a publisher. She writes crime novels and psychological thrillers, and is best known for her Inspector Wexford books. Rendell also writes under the pseudonym Barbara Vine. Rendell has received many awards for her writing, including the Silver, Gold, and Cartier Diamond Daggers from the Crime Writers' Association, three Edgars from the Mystery Writers of America, The Arts Council National Book Awards, and The Sunday Times Literary Award. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Many of her titles have been made into films and made-for-tv movies.
 
Published January 1, 1995 by Hutchinson. 215 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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This riveting group of stories puts the reader into familiar Rendell territory; not just the burgeoning villages of Kingsmarkham and Stowerton that Chief Constable Wexford and his assistant, Mike Burd

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This riveting group of stories puts the reader into familiar Rendell territory;

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Her mastery finds expression in her crisp prose, abundant plot twists and, most of all, in her unblinking insight into the darkest recesses of the human psyche.

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