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Mystery Monday Review – The Veiled One

The Veiled One by Ruth Rendell

Review by Matt B. (BuffaloSavage)

 

Rather more violent than the usual Reg Wexford outing. A housewife is strangled with a garrot, of all the horrible things. And a car bomb explosion puts our series hero Reg into hospital. His high-strung but likeable partner Mike Burden stands in. He takes aim at a suspect but can’t get him to talk. When Rendell is on a roll, as she is in this 1988 mystery, she is spellbinding.

 

 

 

 

 

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