A Little Death
Three elderly recluses are found dead in a locked house, obviously murder and suicide, but who killed whom? And more importantly, why? The household is comprised of Georgina Gresham, tried and acquitted of the poisoning death of her husband years ago; her brother, Edmund and long-suffering housekeeper, Ada. The story covers the first fifty years of the 20th century, vividly evoking English country life, WWI, the roaring 20's, and WWII. Told in altern... Dying Voices
Dodie Blackstock's mother was kidnapped when she was eight and later declared dead. Twenty years later, Dodie gets a call from the police saying her mother's body has turned up-and she has only been dead for 48 hours. Dodie's search for what has happened in those 20 years, and why her rich father refused to pay ransom takes her on a journey of self-discovery and turns up some pretty awful family secrets, as well as someone from her mother's past who no... My Best Friend
My Best Friend is an absorbing story of the effects of family violence and secrets reaching from WWII England to tthe present day. The main character, Gerald, is the son of a much loved author of children's books, but his family life was far from the fantasy presented in the books. His older sister was murdered,his twin died at birth,and Gerald grew up to be a very lonely, sad person whose only pleasure is seeing Andrew Lloyd Weber musicals hundreds of t... Telling Lies To Alice
Dell, March 2004, 22.95, 304 pp.
They met when they were both racing their expensive sports cars out on the open road, a ride that ended in them making love in an abandoned barn. When he left she didn't know his name but he got in touch with her a few weeks later and they started dating. Lenny Maxted was a famous comic who teamed up with Jack Flowers and their act was in demand by an adoring public but Alice loved all of him tho...