Tag Archives: George Baker

FROM DOON WITH DEATH (1964) by Ruth Rendell

This short novel (my edition runs to 182 pages) marked the debut of Chief Inspector Reg Wexford and Inspector Mike Burden, the two top cops of Kingsmarkham, a sleepy Sussex market town with more than its fair share of murderous … Continue reading

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SHAKE HANDS FOREVER (1975) by Ruth Rendell

Reg Wexford and Mike Burden, the two top cops of Kingsmarkham, have a very cunningly conceived plan to unravel in their ninth case, which has always been one of my favourites. Angela Hathall is found strangled in the home she … Continue reading

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