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Some Lie And Some Die : a brilliant and brutally dark thriller from the award-winning Queen of Crime, Ruth Rendell, Paperback / softback Book

Some Lie And Some Die : a brilliant and brutally dark thriller from the award-winning Queen of Crime, Ruth Rendell Paperback / softback

Part of the Wexford series

Paperback / softback


Fans of PD James, Ann Cleeves and Donna Leon will devour this captivating and compelling thriller from multi-million copy and SUNDAY TIMES bestselling author Ruth Rendell.

Mesmerically gripping, it highlights that fame can come at a price - and that that price can be lethal. 'The most brilliant mystery novelist of our time' -- Patricia Cornwell'[Wexford] has become an old friend who gets better with age' -- Herald'Had me gripped from the start' -- ***** Reader review'Brilliant' -- ***** Reader review'Rendell is a master of psychological suspense' -- ***** Reader review****************************************************************************************When the body of a brutally beaten girl is found in a quarry during a hedonistic hippy festival near Kingsmarkham, Wexford is first on the scene.

The victim's face has been pulped by the back-end of a bottle, but who, in this atmosphere of peace and love, could be capable of such violence?The body is that of local girl turned stripper Dawn Stonor, but it is the unlikely link between this ill-fated girl and the mysterious folk-singer Zeno Vedast that piques Wexford's interest. Through an intricate web of lies and deceit, Wexford uncovers a history of love and hate that began years earlier.

In all his years of police work, he has never been faced with a crime of such desperate passion...


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