Description: A few years ago a group of people lived in a big house in London. One of them was murdered, but which one? We slowly learn the truth as the past, present and future join and the story reaches its fatal conclusion.
Compelling, non-stop suspense from this distinguished thriller writer. Barabara Vine is the pen-name of Ruth Rendell, one of Britain's leading crime novelists.
The House of Stairs is a 1988 novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, published under the name Barbara Vine. Writing in the Washington Post, Michael Dirda referred to the novel as a "stunning suspense [thriller]".