'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 a 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 . . . 'The most impressive first novel in years' Daily Telegraph 'A seductive writer with an imagination that makes her dangerous to know' Sunday Express 'Terrific first novel with a high Rendellesque frisson count' The TimesPhoebe stood up with sudden decision and Fred rose awkwardly to his feet. a#39;Ia#39;d rather not, madam. ... repairs.aa#39; a#39;I remember.a#39; a#39;So I wanted to use them for the wall.a#39; a#39;Of course. You had to cut the brambles away?a#39; He nodded. a#39;I couldna#39;t see theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Ice House|
|Publisher||:||Pan Macmillan - 2010-12-03|