- Ruth (Barbara), Baroness. born 1930, British crime writer: author of detective novels, such as Wolf to the Slaughter (1967), and psychological thrillers, such as The Lake of Darkness (1980) and (under the name Barbara Vine) A Fatal Inversion (1987) and The Chimney Sweeper's Boy (1998)
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“Lewis knew he had to do the right thing, and he way overpaid for the papers,” Rendell said.
If Katz was using a chartered jet, “maybe that explains it,” Rendell said.
Ironically, Rendell says, political courage is rewarded more often than not.
“Of all the Republicans that sought the presidency, Governor Romney is by far the best,” Rendell explains.
Rendell seems resigned to his role as a professional kibitzer, though he frankly admits to missing the game.
Mr Rendell shrugged his shoulders with an air of resignation.
Mr. Rendell also lives rent free in a house adjoining and belonging to the church.Our Churches and Chapels
Mr Rendell struck an attitude of remembrance, at which the watching faces brightened with smiles.
The next morning each of the six Rendell girls awoke with a start and a shiver of dismay.