By Helen McCloy
First published: US, Random House, 1957; UK, Gollancz, 1958
The less I say about this one, the better. To identify the story, I’ll say: American academic setting; masterly atmosphere of unease; hyper-ingenious plot. Nuff said. Just go and read it.
Observer (Maurice Richardson, 30th March 1958):
New England psychologist, after a fall and concussion, starts having alarming paranormal experiences. Somebody forges one of his cheques, shoots alcoholic husband of his old flame. You may guess the solution too soon but the tension keeps up.