The Clock in the Hatbox

Circumstantial evidence was as good as proof in the trial of Viola Ross. Everything pointed to the conclusion that this beautiful woman had smothered her wisp of a husband. But the twelfth juror, Richard Arnold, would not agree. Perhaps he knew something which the others didn't - perhaps he only guessed. When a retrial is ordered, Arnold sets out to conduct his own investigation. But soon he is faced with three attempts on his life. 'No author is more skilled at making a good story seem brilliant' Sunday Express