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Book Report: Murder, mayhem and other delights

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How's this for a plot? Mild-mannered accountant Walter Cousins puts his wife Lydia in a sanatorium when she becomes temporarily unbalanced, then takes on a 15-year-old British girl, Diane, as an au pair to take care of his kids.

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Then he sleeps with Diane. Then Diane gets pregnant. Then Diane refuses an abortion. Then Diane has a baby.

Then Diane turns out to be a blackmailer and gouges $250 a month from Walter for "child support."

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