By Cornell Woolrich
What occurs whilst a good, ethical guy falls lower than the baneful spell of a completely wicked, delectable lady? A most sensible secret author, in his first novel, lines the downward process first rate Louis Durand as he tumbles to his final degraded hell - an unforgettable tale of suspense, terror, and fascination. this can be the tale of a guy betrayed via his personal loneliness and wish for love. From the romantic starting to the tragic, logical finish, with refined punishments and cumulative sins among, Louis Durand is trapped by means of his personal ardour. thoroughly credible is the ability which his attractive, evil spouse holds over him. From the instant Bonnie citadel arrives in New Orleans - with homicide and deception mendacity simply in the back of her guileless gaze and little lady good looks - Louis Durand is a doomed guy. His happiness is predicated upon a quicksand which quickly provides approach underneath him. Dragged down by means of his connivance in crime, tortured by means of his personal doubts, Durand blindly follows his will-o'-the-wisp spouse at the course that ends up in homicide, own destroy, and ultimate suffering. Waltz into Darkness captures the magnolia-scented appeal of recent Orleans within the Eighteen Eighties, a nostalgic "period piece" of the times while girls wore bustles and problematic robes, by no means smoked, by no means crossed their legs, hardly confirmed their ankles - and have been able to evil that's of no time or position. Filed with memorable scenes, peopled with strongly knit characters, expertly built, Waltz into Darkness will preserve the reader at the fringe of his chair to its ultimate climax.