Ruth Rendell

Ruth Barbara Rendell, Baroness Rendell of Babergh, (ne Grasemann; 17 February 1930 2 May 2015) was an English author of thrillers and psychological murder mysteries.Rendell is best known for creating Chief Inspector Wexford. A second string of works was a series of unrelated crime novels that explored the psychological background of criminals and their victims. This theme was developed further in a third series of novels, published under the pseudonym Barbara Vine.


Works by Ruth Rendell: