The Betrayer by Domini Wiles
The Betrayer by Domini Wiles
The Betrayer by Domini Wiles
The Betrayer by Domini Wiles
The Betrayer by Domini Wiles
The Betrayer by Domini Wiles
The Betrayer by Domini Wiles
The Betrayer by Domini Wiles

The Betrayer by Domini Wiles

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The Betrayer

by Domini Wiles

Collins, 1979 [First Edition], hardcover, dustjacket, ISBN 0002220598

Very Good Condition, ex-library ( stickers and stamps to inside front and back covers, stamp to half-title page) minor edge and shelf wear, dustjacket sunned spine

'Max Lancing was a jeweller of repute, whose already extensive business was only the front for a far more profitable trade in illicit diamonds.  The insurance company would always cover losses in his legitimate business but when a gang of armed men broke into the shop, held Lancing and his mistress at gun-point and demanded the contents of the safe hidden in the cellar below, his livelihood, indeed his life itself, was put at risk.  The safe had a time-lock which could only be over-ridden if Lancing's partner was also present, so for twenty-four hours of intolerable tension intruders and victims confronted each other, first in the cramped quarters of the shop, then in the luxury of Lancing's suburban home.'