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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Pip Carlton is a high-street pharmacist - a good son and a devoted husband.
A Helen West Mystery. Ostensibly, wife slept. Please, dear, please, go to sleep, wife, you’ve done enough damage for one day. Especially mentioning the window in the same breath as the plan to clear out his back room, the only place where he could exist alone, reigning supreme with his secret knowledge.
When his wife dies in her sleep, with no apparent cause, he is distraught. Comforted by his caring assistant, Pip ignores the rumors about Margaret’s death, relieved that the police seem to have moved on. But prosecutor Helen West refuses to believe that Margaret simply slipped into her final slumber. As she probes deeper into the affairs of the neighborhood, she uncovers a viper’s nest of twisted passion, jealous rage, and lethal addictions. Then a sudden act of violence erupts, shaking the community, and one lone man, armed with strange love potions, prepares to murder again.
A friend was surprised that I had never read Frances Fyfield, and said I should try the Helen West series. My library didn't have the first two in the series, so I got Maybe because I hadn't read the first two, I just couldn't warm to the main two characters.
This gripping psychological maze is perfect for fans of Ruth Rendell and P. D. James.
Pip Carlton is a devoted husband and a highly respected pharmacist, cherished by his loyal customers in Herringbone Parade. Fyfield (A Question of Guilt, 1989; Shadows on the Mirror; as Frances Hegarty, The Playroom-both 1991) is slowly building a loyal readership-mainly of fans of Ruth Rendell's procedurals- and, here. Fyfield's well-textured prose, psychological detailing, and fully human characters once again ( Not That Kind of Place, LJ 3/1/90) form a fully satisfying English mystery.
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Elisabeth is a picture restorer. Like her American predecessor Patricia Highsmith, she takes us deep into their twisted psychology'.
This sophisticated, psychologically gripping tale about crimes of the most twisted passion is perfect for fans of Linda Fairstein and Patricia Highsmith. The odd, vaguely menacing little man called Mr. Logo is a familiar figure in the old court building in London. Although frequently brought before the judge for indecent assault, he is invariably acquitted due to lack of evidence. Elisabeth is a picture restorer. This gives her the solitude and independence she needs-living and working alone in her flat. Cunning and evil, poisoned by a lifetime of love withheld, Eileen Cartwright has an unrivaled passion for revenge. When the rich, middle-aged widow falls in love with her lawyer, she goes to fatal lengths to make him hers. This gripping psychological maze is perfect for fans of Ruth Rendell and P.
Frances Fyfield (born 18 November 1948) is the pseudonym of Frances Hegarty, a lawyer and crime-writer. Born and brought up in Derbyshire, Hegarty was mostly educated in convent schools before reading English at Newcastle University. After graduating, she took a course in criminal law. She worked initially for the Metropolitan Police and later the Crown Prosecution Service