As Darker Grows the Night Author:Elizabeth Giles Something Terrifying was happening to the people in the great old house known as Tyrone's Refuge, something that filled Carol Maxwell's heart with fear and dismay. As assistant to Rachel Tyrone, widow of the famous playwright, she was forced to watch old friends become bitter enemies. She had to stand by as Rachel's business partner, Teddy Est... more »erson, encouraged deadly rivalries - while nursing his own secret bitterness. And meanwhile Johnny Tyrone came to the Refuge- sick, mad Johnny, Rachel's stepson, who had sworn an insane vengeance against her natural son, Lud. Could this weekend conceivably pass... without somebody dying?
A young woman alone in the world, Carol thought she had at least found a place for herself at Tyrone's Refuge, a place secure in Rachel's confidence and Lud's affection. But one by one the appalling secrets of the Refuge were revealed... and in the dark of night, as the dog howled and death struck, she was at last forced to wonder... would she live to see another dawn?« less