Ruth Rendell The Bridesmaid

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The Bridesmaid

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The latest crime thriller from the author of "A Demon in My View", "Fatal Inversion" and many other novels charts the explosive events following a man's affair with one of his sister's bridesmaids. Philip's aversion to violence in any form leads indirectly to murder and overwhelming horror.

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"A young man refurbishes suburban homes, lives with his mother and sister, becomes obsessed with a garden nymph statue and then dangerously infatuated with its living lookalike. This relationship is emotional, erotic and vampiric, with him as the victim" ( Guardian)

"Every sentence is appallingly, shockingly convincing . . . a memorably harrowing journey through sick and weak minds, written with a skill that makes it relentlessly gripping" ( The Times)

"To read her at her best - and The Bridesmaid is perhaps her best book - is like stepping on to a trundling country bus and feeling it turn into a roller coaster" ( Sunday Times)

"If Ruth Rendell were not slotted into the category of writer of mystery novels, she would have won the Booker long ago" ( Books of the Year, Evening Standard)

"Ruth Rendell, like all the great creators of crime fiction, keeps her pact with the reader. There’s a murder mystery, there are clues, there is a solution. It’s a very satisfying read" ( Giles Brandreth)

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Would you kill for love? A chilling exploration into the criminal power of love, from the world's best living crime writer and author of psychological thrillers, including Thirteen Steps Down.

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