Something about the suicide seemed wrong - the woman was happy and prosperous, and her friends were puzzled by her actions. Lennox Kemp is soon involved in the mystery and there is enough action and suspense to satisfy all. London setting adds atmosphere and interest.
Dorothea and Mandy were good friends from long ago, different in temperament but complementing each other. When Mandy dies, it seems an accident but deaths of others from their past begin to seem like murder-and only Dorothea is left to hide from a killer.