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Wexford, Chief Inspector (Fictitious character)

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Works: 23 works in 52 publications in 1 language and 2,018 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Classifications: PR6068.E63, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Chief Inspector (Fictitious character) Wexford
    The babes in the wood : a Chief Inspector Wexford mystery by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
    A novel based on another murder investigation by Chief Inspector Wexford
    Harm done : an Inspector Wexford mystery by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
    In Britain, a pedophile's house is burned by an angry mob when a girl disappears, the man having been recently released from jail. But Inspector Wexford is not swayed by the obvious and traces the disappearance to the girl's home and her abusive father
    An unkindness of ravens : a new Inspector Wexford mystery by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
    Chief Inspector Wexford agrees to investigate the disappearance of a neighbor's husband and finds a connection with a man-hating girls' club
    Harm done by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
    3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
    Chief Inspector Wexford is charged with solving the mysterious disappearances of two girls, protecting a pedophile, and catching a killer
    Shake hands forever by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    4 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
    Chief Inspector Wexford struggles to find a motive, reason, and suspect for the killing of Angela Hathall
    Road rage by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
    In Britain, Chief Inspector Wexford hunts for eco- terrorists who abducted five people, including his wife. They threaten to kill them unless the government halts the construction of a highway through scenic countryside
    From Doon with death by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
    'Love and death, ' said Chief Inspector Wexford. 'Those were the only two sensational things that ever happened to Margaret Parsons. The thing is they both happened in my district.' The police knew about Margaret Parsons's life, and by the look of it, it was dull. But it was not Margaret's life that interested Wexford. It was her death. She had been a predictable ordinary woman - but now she had met a death of passion and violence for which there seemed neither motive nor clue
    Some lie and some die by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
    A local rock festival appears to be going off without a hitch, until the terribly disfigured body of a local girl turns up in a nearby quarry, and the prime suspect becomes charismatic rock star Zeno Vedast
    A new lease of death by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
    More than fifteen years after Inspector Wexworth's first murder case, someone wants the case reopened and Wexworth proved wrong
    A sleeping life by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
    The body of a middle-aged murder victim is found, and when Inspector Wexford is called in, he has the uneasy feeling he knows her
    The speaker of Mandarin by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
    Harm done by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
    On the day Lizzie came back from the dead, the police and her family had already begun to search for her body. She had been missing for three days. A short while later another young woman disappears, just as a convicted paedophile is released into the community. The residents on the local estate are prepared to take the law into their own hands when two more serious crimes are committed
    Put on by cunning by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
    An old man, Sir Mañuel Camarque, dies when he loses his foothold on a dark winter night, slips into a lake and drowns under the ice. It looks like an open-and-shut case. However, Camarque, who was a world-famous flautist, planned to marry Dinah Sternhold, a woman young enough to be his grand-daughter. The banns of the marriage had just been read for the third time in church and Sir Mañuel was nervous. Dinah tells Wexford that Camarque had suspicions that his daughter Natalie (who would inherit his fortune) was not his daughter at all but an impostor. Wexford investigates, and develops a theory of an intruder who pushed the old man into the lake
    Murder being once done by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
    Inspector Wexford is called in when the body of a young woman, strangled with her own silk scarf, turns up in the Montfort family vault in a London cemetery
    Three great novels by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
    The veiled one by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
    Who would garrote a middle-aged housewife and leave her body in the parking garage of a suburban shopping mall? Chief Inspector Wexford is no sooner on the case than a car bomb's explosion lands him in the hospital. It's now up to Mike Burden to step in and solve the case. He's got a suspect ... but will he be able to make him talk?
    The sixth Wexford omnibus by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
    Three cases for Chief Inspector Wexford by Ruth Rendell( Book )
    1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
    The babes in the wood by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
    Bizarre, isn't it? The teenagers are 15 and 13, the sitter's in her 30s, they can all swim and the house is miles above the floods". As Burden introduces the case to Wexford with these words, the Subaqua Task Force looks in vain for drowned bodies. Yet their mother is sure her children are dead
    A sleeping life an Inspector Wexford mystery by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2010 in No Linguistic Content and held by 1 library worldwide
    The body found under the hedge was of a large, gaunt woman. There was nothing to tell Detective Chief Inspector Wexford her address, occupation, or identity
 
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