This classic thriller by Francis Durbridge, the master of suspense and famous for his Paul Temple series, weaves its intricate path through a story of love and greed to its ultimate end, death. When Glenn Howard decides to get rid of his wealthy wife firstly to enjoy her money, secondly to avoid spending the rest of his life in Bermuda, and thirdly to free himself for another woman. He works out a complicated but seemingly fool-proof plan. Not only will this plan provide him with an alibi but also cast suspicion on his wife’s former lover, the writer Sam Blaine. Everything appears to be going swimmingly, but Glenn has not counted on an opponent like the astute Superintendent Remick …........... Durbridge at his best!