Who would have believed that Alice Whittaker’s life could change? She was 37, rich but dowdy, with no career. Her life was a lonely failure, though 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. Nothing is as it seems—and in this darker world below, anything can be done by anyone. Even murder....
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Wealthy Alice Whittaker -- now Alice Fielding -- is known for her generosity, and when her friend Nesta vanishes Alice is determined to find her and help her. If that means money, well, Alice has plenty of it.
Then Alice starts to feel sick -- a virus perhaps, something she just can't shake. Her handsome husband, who is ten years younger than she is, seems determined to keep her at home. Does he just want her to feel better? Or is he trying to keep her from finding Nesta?
Ill though she is, Alice can't help asking questions. And the more she learns about Nesta's disappearance, the more certain she becomes that her own life is in peril....
"Rendell is awfully good."--The New York Times Book Review
"Undoubtedly one of the best writers of English mysteries and chiller-killer plots".--Los Angeles Times
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2011. Audio CD. Book Condition: Good. THIS IS AN AUDIOBOOK. The item is New and wrapped, but has slight cracks to the case. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0004009354