Author: Ruth Rendell

In a college town two schoolgirls live with their widowed father Luke, a gentle well-educated man, meticulous and orderly. Elvira and Spinny are watchful, however. For Luke plans to remarry – and has chosen Mary, another academic, who threatens to supplant the girls in their father’s affections.,,But soon the threat to their world is removed – when Mary falls to her death. H….Read More

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