By Nicholas Blake
Males - overall strangers - determine the precise alibis by way of arranging to change sufferers. Ned Stowe will kill Stuart Hammer’s prosperous uncle for which provider Hammer is to put off Stowe’s neurotic spouse, Helena. Too far-fetched? might be. however the males plot and the plan - with its horrifyingly basic premise - is solidified...
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A Penknife in My Heart by Nicholas Blake