THIRTEEN STEPS DOWN.
London: Hutchinson, (2004). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel of psychological suspense set in the decaying Nottinghill neighborhood in London. "Mix Cellini is superstitious about the number 13. In musty old St. Blaise House, where he is the lodger, there are thirteen steps down to the landing below his rooms. .. His elderly landlady, Gwendolen Chawcer, was born in St. Blaise House, and lives her life almost exclusively through her library of books, so cannot see the decay and neglect around her. . . Both landlady and lodger inhabit weird worlds of their own. But when reality intrudes into Mix's life, a long pent-up violence explodes." SIGNED on the title page. 314 pp. ISBN: 0-091799759.