An act of the imagination

Play for seven characters (3 men, 4 women)

This masterful suspense tale by the author of Same time, next year ; Romantic comedy and Tribute involves a successful mystery writer whose latest work has strangely turned into a romance a vivid and adulterous romance. His son, his second wife and his editor marvel at the truthfulness of the work, remarkable since it is inconceivable that he could ever have had such an affair.

Enter a woman, who is intent on blackmail and whose story is foolproof and airtight: it appears that Arthur has been trysting away from home. Death stalks: the other woman disappears and evidence incriminates Arthur in her murder. There is a conspiracy to do Arthur in, a conspiracy that entails cunning, deceit and ingenious plotting.