The Vault (novel)

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The Vault
Random House Hutchinson 2011 Ruth Rendell The Vault.jpg
First edition (UK)
Author Ruth Rendell
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series Inspector Wexford # 23
Genre Crime/Mystery novel
Publisher Hutchinson
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 368 pp
ISBN 9780091937102
Preceded by The Monster in the Box
Followed by No Man's Nightingale

The Vault is a novel by British crime-writer Ruth Rendell, published in 2011. The novel is the 23rd in the Inspector Wexford series. It is a sequel to her previous standalone novel A Sight For Sore Eyes.[1] The novel is the first sequel Rendell has written, and the first to feature Wexford in retirement.

Plot summary[edit]

Reg and Dora Wexford have moved from Kingsmarkham to a renovated London Coachhouse owned by their daughter Sheila.[2]