A Likeness in Stone

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Thorndike Press, Jan 1, 1999 - Fiction - 376 pages
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In the spellbinding tradition of Minette Walters and Ruth Rendell, author Julia Wallis Martin crafts an intelligent, atmospheric British suspense novel as engrossing as it is original. An entire house, long submerged in the dark waters of a reservoir, unearths a starting find: the corpse of Helena Warner, an Oxford college student who disappeared twenty years earlier. For former homicide detective Bill Driver, it means the reopening of a case that, in his mind, was never really closed. And Driver thinks he knows who did it. But three of Helena's friends-her cold former lover Ian Gilmore, her jealous best friend Joan Poole, and talented but institutionalized artist Richard Wachmann-conspire to keep a decades-old, deadly secret from seeing the light of day...all the wile, a killer continues to strike again and again.

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User Review  - Carlyn - Goodreads

Very engaging read. Early on the book reveals the alleged killer and then takes the reader through the process of trying to find motivation and evidence to prove it. Well written and fairly smooth ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pauline - Goodreads

first book I have read by this author and it wasn't bad.it's an omnibus book so right into reading second so will have more of a feel for their writing after. Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Julia Wallis Martin, novelist and screenwriter, has a keen interest in mythology and cinema. She lives in London.

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