Dark-adapted Eye Author:Barbara Vine The award-winning author and acclaimed mistress of suspense delves deeply into the heart of a family to uncover the circumstances that lead to murder more than thirty years ago. The story of a family's long-buried secret past is revealed--and the deadly consequences. Mystery Guild Selection. Doubleday Alternate.
Ruth Rendell writing as Barbara Vine. Family madness and obsession, an old murder reconsidered 30 years later. Complex characters, as you would expect from Rendell. Old sins cast long shadows, as my grandmother said.