A NovelBook - 2001
He glanced at his watch. Four o'clock. The streets were still, the air hushed. This was the dreaming hour when people cried out in their sleep; the crisis hour when a fever might break or hope finally disappear. The hour when death's angel was walking.
"The Midnight Side is a chilling tale of an incredibly seductive woman who, even from the grave, is able to manipulate events to her satisfaction. A haunting story of obsession and loss, Natasha Mostert's arresting debut is an intricately plotted psychological thriller that will leave you breathless.
Isa DeWitt is not alarmed when she receives a phone call in the early morning hours from her cousin Alette -- they'd always shared a tight bond -- until she discovers that Alette has been dead for two days. Summoned to attend to the affairs of Alette's estate, Isa travels from her home in South Africa to meet with Alette's attorney in London. There,