Joseph Geist takes a job as a "conversationalist" for a wealthy, enigmatic woman who offers him a place to stay in her big, beautiful house. But as his friendship with his employer evolves from conversationalist to lodger to caretaker, Joseph finds himself at odds with the woman's troubled nephew, and decides to do whatever is necessary to maintain his position.
About the Author
Jesse Kellerman is the author of "Potboiler, The Executor, The Genius, Trouble, Sunstroke." and with Jonathan Kellerman, "The Golem of Hollywood." His books and plays have won several awards and an Edgar Award nomination. He lives in California.