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July 05, 2007



I've never heard of this guy before. If anything I think I'll try this book rather than his other ones. I always enjoy reading gripping reads. :D

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Annie, this is the best of the Wexford books I've read so far, though I'll agree with some reviewers who thought Rendell may have thrown in too many characters and possibly too many red herrings. If I hadn't read the book quickly, in just two sittings, I may have gotten the characters confused. It was fine in the short space of time I took to read it, but if I'd have dawdled I may not have liked it so much.


That's encouraging to hear that you're getting more into Wexford. I, too, haven't enjoyed those books as much as I've enjoyed the Vine books.

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