'A clever and polished writer....she handles dialogue excellently, her plot development is confident.' - OXFORD TIMES 'Grips like an overtight suspender belt.' - GUARDIAN In 1957, when he was serving in the Army in Cyprus, The Reverend Martin Dearsley had suffered the loss of a brother officer and friend. The same incident had bereaved Sylvia Stanton of her lover. Its repercussions brought Martin and Sylvia together and soon after meeting they married, still strangers. They have fashioned a superficially satisfactory marriage until the unexpected arrival in their lives of Stuart Balfour. They become involved in a web of suspicion and intrigue that finally forces Martin to face the past, and the effect that this will have upon their relationship.
Used availability for Stella Allan's Arrow in the Dark
March 1998 : UK Hardback
November 1982 : UK Hardback