About this book
110,000 copies sold in Hutchinson hardback. Rendell's last paperback, "Harm Done", sold over 255,000 copies. High-profile marketing campaign to promote. Market-leading author in the crime fiction genre. "...a superbly elegant writer who cannot bore; her insights into warped minds and stunted emotions still have the power to shock and disturb" "The Times".
The River Brede had burst its banks, and not a single house in the valley had escaped flooding. The teenagers are fifteen and thirteen, the sitter's in her thirties, they can all swim and the house is miles above the floods. There hadn't been anything like this kind of rain in living memory. The Subaqua Task Force could find no trace of Giles.