An anonymous telephone threat endangers more than the professional integrity of arbitrator Barbara Pomeroy in this tautly woven, intricately plotted mystery novel. It also imperils her young son, Toby--unless Barbara rules in the caller's favor. Nor is Barbara comfortable with the situation at her St. Ives home, where her retired husband, Colin, and Toby have befriended a holiday lodger who goes by the fanciful name of Clarissa Trelawny. In Barbara's frequent absences demanded by her job, the deceptively charming Clarissa ...

A Private Inquiry 2001, Carroll & Graf Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780786708260