We take a look at 10 books by Ruth Rendell following her death earlier this month. Ruth was the creator of the Chief Inspector Wexford books and author of many stand alone books under her own name and also under her pseudonym, Barbara Vine.
Ruth Rendell’s final book will be published later this year in October.
From Doom With Death
This is the first book that introduced the Chief Inspector Wexford character.
When a number of unconnected bodies turn up dead in London it starts a media frenzy for a killer nicknamed ‘The Rottweiler.’
The Crocodile Bird
Seventeen-year-old Liza’s mother has killed a man and Liza must learn to survive on her own.
The Lake Of Darkness
When two people come into money they both become very different people.
No Man’s Nightingale
The latest Chief Inspector Wexford book sees him retired but still enjoying solving mysteries.
The Saint Zita Society
Life on Hexam Place is not all it appears to be in this story of loves intertwining.
Piranha To Scurfy and Other Stories
A collection of stories from the Queen of suspense.
A Dark Adapted Eye (Barbara Vine)
This was the first book that Ruth Rendell published under her pseudonym.
Gallowglass (Barbara Vine)
A tale of kidnapping, obsession and loyalty.
*All these books are available at your local Lancashire library, or visit http://bit.ly/allourbooks or http://capitadiscovery.co.uk/lancashire/ to reserve a copy.