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A Chief Inspector Wexford Mystery, Book 6
Narrated by: Robin Bailey
Series: Inspector Wexford, Book 6
Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
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An Inspector Wexford mystery. On a stormy February afternoon, little Stella Rivers disappears and is never seen again. Then, on a warm October day, 5-year-old John Lawrence fails to come home, and evil, mad, taunting letters begin, which make the worst, unspoken imaginings a brutal reality.
©2009 Ruth Rendell (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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Story marred by unconvincing romance

I usually enjoy Ruth Rendell's books, including her Wexford series. However, this is one of the weaker books, in my opinion. I now recall seeing a TV version of the story and thinking that the romance between the recently widowed Inspector Burden and the mother of a missing child (a case he was working on) was unconvincing and that it spoiled an otherwise good detective story involving two missing children: the two cases separated by over a decade. Ruth Rendell is excellent when describing rather odd, psychologically disturbed people but is less adroit over romantic relationships between men and women.

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brilliant

brilliant all the way through a wonderful plot full of surprises and fantastic happy ending