A man calls unexpectedly on his mistress and sees another man leaving her flat. Accusing her of being unfaithful, he quarrels with her, strikes her. She dies.
Leaving unseen, he tips off the police so that the other man is arrested and charged...Has he achieved The Perfect Murder?
A tantalising opening to the first stort story in the collection that is A Twist in the Tale.
Consider also: a wine-tasting with a bizarre difference, a game of chess with a sexy stranger, a violent row in a golf clubhouse bar, a rivalry founded on eating cornflakes ...
These are just some of the themes in this cunningly constructed, fast-moving, entertaining set of stories from one of the bestselling author of our time.