Only 18 black people live in Kingsmarkham. One is Wexford's new doctor. When the doctor's daughter goes missing, the Chief Inspector takes more than just a professional interest in the case, which tests not only his powers of deduction, but his beliefs and prejudices about racial equality.
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"Impressive and courageous ... Rendell's psychological and social insights are so absorbing, it's easy to forget what a superb plotter she is. As a mystery, Simisola is exceptional ... pace, surprise, tension and a climax of stunning unexpectedness" ( The Times)
"Probably the greatest living crime writer in the world" ( Ian Rankin)
"The most brilliant mystery novelist of our time" ( Patricia Cornwell)
The sixteenth book in the bestselling Detective Chief Inspector Wexford series, from the author of classic detective fiction and gripping psychological thrillers including End in Tears and Thirteen Steps Down.
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Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st edition, 1st printing, The new Chief Inspector Wexford mystery. Bookseller Inventory # 001124
Book Description Hutchinson, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0091791618