Anna's Book Author:Ruth Rendell Anna is a young woman living in turn-of-the-century London, confiding her rebellious thoughts and well-guarded secrets only to her diary. Years later, her granddaughter discovers that a single entry has been cut out - an entry that may forge a link between her own mother's birth and a gory, unsolved murder in the long hot summer of 1905. But by ... more »whom? And why? Ann Eastbrook embarks on a dark journey into a forbidden history, to a place where truth, passion, and deceit are explosively intertwined.
Originally published under the name Barbara Vine.« less
The story goes back and forth between relatively modern times and the turn of the century when Anna was a young woman bearing children. Parts of it consist of Anna's diary entries. Intriguing and pleasant to read.