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Chivers Press, 1997 - Fiction - 354 pages
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General Fiction Large Print Edition Charlotte Chaudin has created herself from a chrysalis, building a successful career as a fashion designer and using her butterfly wings to conceal that she is not quite what she seems. Though she has youthful success, a man she loves, and a seemingly golden future, she knows that she is a stranger in the rich and fashionable world she moves in, and senses impending betrayal. She is an outsider, born with both a golden talent and a tragic inheritance. She is also a survivor. This is a compelling departure from Butler s famous crime novels, which Booklist says are For readers who enjoy literate, intelligent, thoughtful writing.

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About the author (1997)

Gwendoline Butler writes under her own name and the pseudonym Jennie Melville. Educated at Haberdashers, she read history at Oxford, and later married Dr. Lionel Butler, Principal of Royal Holloway College. She has one daughter. She is a winner of the Crime Writers' Association's Silver Dagger Award. She was also selected as being one of the top two hundred crime writers in the world by "The London Times," She lives in Surrey, England.

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