The Scold's Bridle [used book]

By: Minette Walters

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Winner, Gold Dagger Award (Best Crime Novel), Crime Writers' Association Awards (UK),1994 'All of Walter's trademarks: bizarre crime, wicked women, taut suspense' Susan Geason A triumph of brilliant, unnerving story-telling from the internationally acclaimed author of The Sculptress, winner of the Crime Writer's John Creasey Award. Mathilda Gillespie has been dead for days. Her corpse lies in the bath. Pills have spilled on the floor. She has used a Stanley knife to slash her wrists. Or has she? Obscuring the old woman's face is a rusted metal cage - a scold's bridle grotesquely laced with nettles and daisies. But even this obscenity - designed to silence the wagging tongue of a nag - arouses no pity in those who knew Mathilda best. Detective Sergeant Cooper is pressured to call it suicide. Dr Sarah Blakeney doesn't agree. Sarah has seen a different side to the dead woman - but her defence of Mathilda begins to look odd when the time comes to read the Will. Young Dr Blakeney has inherited everything - intensifying the desperate bitterness that has driven Mathilda's daughter and grand

Title: The Scold's Bridle [used book]

Author Name: Minette Walters

Categories: Crime Thriller,

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1995

ISBN Number: 186373872X

ISBN Number 13: 9781863738729

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: A-format

Kg: 1.00 Kg

Seller ID: 001570