Rex Allen loves star quality in women. He moves into a new house in a heat wave with few possessions apart from two photographs of his dead daughter. His next door neighbour, beautiful Evangeline Glass invites him over to one of her many summer parties, where he meets her friends and possessive husband Harry. Rex feels he knows Evangeline intimately. He starts to spy on her and becomes convinced she is someone other than who she pretends to be. When he discovers she has a lover, he blackmails her into playing a game of identity that ends in disaster.
Richard Godwin is the author of bestselling crime novels Apostle Rising and Mr. Glamour. He is a crime and horror writer as well as a produced playwright. He was born in London and obtained a BA and MA in English and American Literature from King's College London where he also lectured. He is a widely published author with 29 distinct works to his name. His work has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, not least recently The Mammoth Book Of Best British Crime and The Mammoth Book Of Best British Mystery. He is an author who is adept in many styles, as well as a skilled interviewer. A full list of his works can be found at his website www.richardgodwin.net.