In this hypnotic novel of psychological suspense, a homeless man is found starved to death in the garage of a ritzy London home. The police chalk it up to an unfortunate accident, but a journalist, Michael Deacon, is intrigued. Amanda Powell, a socialite whose wealthy husband vanished five years ago after being accused of embezzlement, is just as interested as Michael in finding out who died in her garage. They have no idea that this simple story will unveil a web of deceit that is an appalling as the people behind it.
About the Author
Minette Walters, a writer by occupation, lives in Romsey, England. Her novels include The Ice-House, which won the John Creasey Prize for Britain s best first mystery of the year, and The Sculptress, a nominee for the Edgar Allen Poe best novel award.
“[A] cunning psychological mystery.” —The New York Times
“Sinuous plotting.” —Chicago Tribune
“Hypnotic.” —The Philadelphia Inquirer
“A twisting tale of love and guilt.” —USA Today