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 is one of Britain s bestselling crime writers. She is the author of twelve novels and has won the CWA John Creasey Award for the The Ice House, the Edgar Allan Poe Award for The Sculptress and two CWA Gold Daggers, for The Scold s Bridle and Fox Evil. Her work has been translated into thirty-six languages. She lives in Dorset with her husband.
“[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