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Summary

Winner of the Crime Writers’ Association John Creasey Award for best first novel, The Ice House is the mystery thriller from crime queen Minette Walters.  

It was evident, if there were no other entrance to the ice house, that the body had at some point traversed this thorny barrier.... 

The big question was, how long ago? How long had that nightmare been there? The people of Streech village had never trusted the three women living up at the Grange - not since Phoebe Maybury's husband suddenly, inexplicably vanished. 

Ten years later a corpse is discovered in the grounds, and Phoebe's nightmare begins. For once they have identified the body, the police are determined to charge her with murder....

©1992 Minette Walters (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

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The plot got quite confusing along the way, I think she could’ve done with an editor but overall was good