Author A-Z > Claire Rayner
Trained as a nurse, Claire Rayner turned to writing in 1969 when the birth of her first child ended her nursing career. As well as contemporary fiction, her books also cover a wide range of medical subjects from sex education to home nursing. A leading “Agony Aunt”, she is well-known as both a radio and television personality, and has contributed regularly to magazines and newspapers, including Woman, Woman’s Own and The Sunday Mirror.
Books By Claire Rayner
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A Love Like Blood - Marcus Sedgwick
A Love Like Blood is Marcus Sedgwick's first adult novel - intelligently chilling, it's a dark, compelling read about how a man's life can change in a moment; about where the desire for truth - and for revenge - can lead; about love and fear and hatred. And it is also about the question of blood...
In 1944, just days after the liberation of Paris, Charles Jackson sees something horrific: a man, apparently drinking the blood of a murdered woman. Terrified, he does nothing, telling himself that worse things happen in wars. Seven years later he returns to the city - and sees the same man dining in the company of a fascinating young woman. When they leave the restaurant, Charles decides to follow...