The House of Women

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Lonely, aging, and chronically ill, Ned Jones is found dead in his oom. Ignoring routine, Detective Inspector Michael McKenna finds himself drawn to the extraordinary house of women who surrounded Ned-Edith, addicted to tranquilizers; Phoebe, driven remorselessly by her acute intellect; Mina, nineteen, beautiful and blank of stare; Annie, eldest daughter and single mother. Slowly, McKenna unravels a story of betrayal, deception and twisted loyalties that points to one thing: murder.
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Number of Pages
368
Original Title of the Book
The House of Women
Publication Date
Published May 4th 1999 by Crimeline (first published August 11th 1998

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Taylor 's a newly found goodie: a writer of crime novels set in Wales -- at least, thi one I 'm finishing, " House of Women ", is.

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It is exceptionally well written overall; however, the thread of the mystery is blurred with a lot of description about people 's lives, detailed conversations, surroundings, excessive cigarette and tea breaks, and othe life observations which requires some patience to ead.

I gaine the haracter of Bradshaw in contrast with McKenna as the newly reassigned difficult woman boss who was moved due to difficultie in her previous jobs.

I suspect her character may be the author herself in many thing.

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