It is 1965. Annie Cradock is a highly imaginative, precocious only daughter of strict parents in an Essex village, always getting herself into scrapes with her best friend and neighbour, Babette. There have already been several murders in the village, and when Annie is an inadvertant witness to a horrendous crime she is terrified, and tries to put the police off the scent, with devastating consequences. In the present day, thirty-five years on, Annie, a trained musician and teacher, is frustrated in her marriage, having an ...

Painting Ruby Tuesday 2004, Transworld Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780552771016

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Painting Ruby Tuesday 2003, Doubleday, London

ISBN-13: 9780385604673