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The Lake of Darkness | [Ruth Rendell]

The Lake of Darkness

When he unexpectedly comes into a small fortune, he decides to use his newfound wealth to help out those in need. Finn also leads a quiet life, and comes into a little money of his own. Normally, their paths would never have crossed. But Martin’s ideas about who should benefit from his charitable impulses yield some unexpected results, and soon the good intentions of the one become fatally entangled with the mercenary nature of the other.
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Publisher's Summary

When he unexpectedly comes into a small fortune, he decides to use his newfound wealth to help out those in need. Finn also leads a quiet life, and comes into a little money of his own. Normally, their paths would never have crossed. But Martin’s ideas about who should benefit from his charitable impulses yield some unexpected results, and soon the good intentions of the one become fatally entangled with the mercenary nature of the other. In The Lake of Darkness, Ruth Rendell takes the old adage that no good deed goes unpunished to a startling, haunting conclusion.

©2011 Ruth Rendell (P)2011 Random House Audio Go

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    Jeanette Toowoomba, Australia 10-29-12
    Jeanette Toowoomba, Australia 10-29-12
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    "David Suchet was great as usual"
    Would you try another book from Ruth Rendell and/or David Suchet?

    Definitely by David Suchet


    Would you be willing to try another book from Ruth Rendell? Why or why not?

    Perhaps. Depending on the story


    Which scene was your favorite?

    When Finn found out he'd killed the girl by mistake


    Was The Lake of Darkness worth the listening time?

    Yes


    Any additional comments?

    No

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    "Good performance by David Suchet - story lacking"
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    David Suchet as always delivers a good performance with this book. However, I was a little disappointed with the story as it didn't capture me and I found myself starting and stopping often with this one. I love Ruth Rendell stories in general, but there was something missing in this one for me.


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