We have updated our Privacy Policy Please take a moment to review it. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the terms of our updated Privacy Policy.

In The Betrayal, the sequel to The Brickfield, Richard Mardick, now an ageing novelist, is forced by circumstances to look back on the days of his boyhood and confesses to Denys Aspin, his young secretary and biographer-to-be, how Lucy’s death has forever marred his life and distorted his inner peace.

The consequences of this rash disclosure range from threats and blackmail to the entirely unpredictable reactions of Richard’s friends.