Criminologist Frits Krom secures an interview with Paul Firm, the director of an ostensibly legitimate international investment firm who is in fact an expert in tax avoidance.
It soon becomes evident that the host and his guests are under siege by a third party, one whose motives and violent intentions are unclear. Firm and Krom may have to collaborate in order to escape…
Send No More Roses was originally published in 1977, and was published under the title The Siege of the Villa Lipp in the United States.
‘Ambler is an ingenious craftsman, experimenting here with understatement, delayed detonations and devastating betrayals. . . . [Send No More Roses] requires—and rewards—the most alert attention.’ – Newsweek
‘Cerebral twists and sophisticated wit.’ – Time