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Dead Gorgeous
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Dead Gorgeous (Paperback)

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Synopsis

Rose and Antonia had a good war. As WAAF plotters, they had all the excitement and independence of a difficult and dangerous job, and all the fun of being two women on an RAF base.



Peacetime is a disappointment. There is rationing, shortages, and nothing to do. Rosie's war-hero husband has turned into a brutal lout: Antonia, bored with her rich manufacturer, wants to move to America with her lover. Neither can afford a divorce. But what are plotters for, if not to plot? And Antonia's ruthless scheme would give them both what they want.



If Rose doesn't lose her nerve, they could get away with murder . . . .



Previously titled On the Edge

Fiction & PoetryCrime & Thrillers Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group Publication Date: 04/09/2014 ISBN-13: 9780751553543  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Peter Lovesey was born in Middlesex and studied at Hampton Grammar School and Reading University, where he met his wife Jax. He won a competition with his first crime fiction novel, Wobble to Death, and has never looked back, with his numerous books winning and being shortlisted for nearly all the prizes in the international crime writing world. He was Chairman of the Crime Writers' Association and has been presented with Lifetime Achievement awards both in the UK and the US.

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Customer Reviews

This was an enjoyable book and a bit of a departure for Lovesey, somewhat inspired by Strangers on Train. On the Edge or Dead Gorgeous is a character study of Rose Bell. The story is engaging and the writing brisk and beautiful - this is, after all, Lovesey. The ending was a disappointment. There were many directions Lovesey could have gone at the end and I fear he copped out with the easiest of those.

- 26/04/2018
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