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The Scold's Bridle free pdf I wonder if I should keep these diaries under lock and key. Jenny Spede has disturbed them again ...What does she make, I wonder, of an old woman, deformed by arthritis, stripping naked for a young man? The pills worry me more. Ten is such a round number to be missing ...Mathilda Gillespie's body was found nearly two days after she had taken an overdose and slashed her wrists with a Stanley knife. But what shocked Dr. Sarah Blakeney the most was the scold's bridle obscuring the dead woman's face, a metal contraption grotesquely adorned with a garland of nettles and Michaelmas daisies. What happened at Cedar House in the tortured hours before Mathilda's death? The police assume that the coroner will return a verdict of suicide. Only Dr. Blakeney, it seems, doubts the verdict. Until it is discovered that Mathilda's diaries have disappeared ...'An atmosphere of tantalizing, overpowering menace ...The tradition of the English whodunnit has passed into the safe hands and dangerous imagination of Minette Walters' - "The Times".

About Minette Walters

Minette Walters is England's bestselling female crime writer. She has won the CWA John Creasey Award for best first crime novel, the Edgar Allan Poe Award for best crime novel published in America and two CWA Gold Daggers for Fiction. Minette lives in Dorset with her husband and two children.

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Author : Minette Walters
Publisher : Pan Books
Data Published : 18 March 2011
ISBN : 0330528742
EAN : 9780330528740
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 480 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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