The Rainbow Sign

The Rainbow Sign

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In an idyllic mountain spot in the Levant, Beatrice Markland witnessed something terrible. She was told to forget what she'd seen and she did; she blocked it out of her memory for good. But over 30 years later, Beatrice - now living in Oxford, married with a daughter - is starting to remember.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 110 x 172 x 22mm | 140.62g
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747260648
  • 9780747260646

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A breakthrough novel... A deceptive and atmospheric tale of British crime * TIME OUT * Veronica Stallwood has come up with another first-class page-turner * OXFORD MAIL * An elegiac mystery * SCOTSMAN * Praise for Veronica Stallwood:
'A breakthrough novel...A deceptive and atmospheric tale of British crime' Time Out
'Stallwood is in the top rank of crime writers' Daily Telegraph
'Not only plausible, but in my view, absolutely compelling' Scotsman
'Novelist Kate Ivory snoops with intelligence, wit and some nice insights' The Times
'One of the cleverest of the year's crop [with] a flesh-and-brains heroine' Observer THE RAINBOW SIGN is a thriller that can't be faulted... Breath-taking descriptions of a desert country eclipsed only by Stallwood's insight into people's minds. The plot, sensed rather than seen, unfolds page by page, alluring and tantalising * SHOTS * A haunting and atmospheric piece...Stallwood has fought her way to the top of the tree in British crime writing with some arrestingly writen thrillers * THE TIMES * 'A haunting and atmospheric piece...Stallwood has fought her way to the top of the tree in British crime writing with some arrestingly writen thrillers' The Times
'Veronica Stallwood has come up with another first-class page-turner' Oxford Mail
'The Rainbow Sign is a thriller that can't be faulted... Breath-taking descriptions of a desert country eclipsed only by Stallwood's insight into people's minds. The plot, sensed rather than seen, unfolds page by page, alluring and tantalising' Shots
'An elegiac mystery' Scotsman
'Wonderful' Gerald Kaufman, Scotsman
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About Veronica Stallwood

Veronica Stallwood was born in London, educated abroad and now lives near Oxford. In the past she has worked at the Bodleian Library and more recently at New College Library.
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8 ratings
3.62 out of 5 stars
5 25% (2)
4 38% (3)
3 12% (1)
2 25% (2)
1 0% (0)
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