Author: Shaughnessy, Alfred
An ingenious thriller set in a luxury villa on the Costa del Sol. The plot revolves around diamond heiress Olivia Prescott whose villa is disturbed by an enigmatic stranger claiming to be her supposedly dead brother. He seems to know every trivial detail of their past family life, his papers verify his identity, but Olivia insists with mounting hysteria that he is an imposter. He manages to convince all around him with the exception of Olivia and we begin to question whether Olivia herself is concealing something. The plot thickens when we learn that £10 million worth of diamonds are missing. Is this what the stanger is after? The complications are finally unravelled in a revealing denouement to this taut and well-written thriller.
|Date Published||22nd March 2002|
|Publisher||Josef Weinberger Limited|