From the Back Cover
Who would have believed that Alice Whittaker's life could change? She was thirty-seven, rich but dowdy, with no career. Her life a lonely failure, she had got by with the one thing she did have: money.
Then handsome Andrew Fielding came into her life and just as suddenly her beautiful friend Nesta vanished from it, leaving behind a trail of broken questions and confused clues.
Now nothing is as it seems – and in this darker world below, anything can be done by anyone. Even murder…
"Rendell has a hypnotic gift"
About the Author
A crime writer for over thirty years, Ruth Rendell has won one Crime Writers’ Association Silver Dagger Award, two Gold Daggers and, the supreme accolade, the Crime Writers’ Diamond Award for her outstanding contribution to the genre.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.