"Wexford just looked at... Ruth Rendell Quotes. Wexford started off as a very conventional, tough cop and not a very original character because I had no idea I was writing a series, of course. Ruth Rendell, Writer: Carne trémula.
She wrote more than 60 novels in a career spanning 50 years, her best-known creation being Inspector Wexford, which was turned into a highly successful TV series. Rendell, one of Britain's best-selling contemporary authors... Michael Bryant is the reader of the thirteenth book in the Inspector Wexford series. Ruth Rendell, creator of Chief Inspector Wexford, and some of Britain's best-loved crime novels, has died aged 85.