'Family tensions and suspicions are adroitly handled, and the solution is characteristically surprising' New York Times 'Has the particular distinction of presenting a new temporary detective in place of Poirot or Miss Marple.' New York Herald Tribune Book Review
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According to the courts, Jacko Argylebludgeoned his mother to death with apoker. The sentence was life imprisonment.But when Dr. Arthur Calgary arrives withthe proof that confirms Jacko’s innocence, itis too late—Jacko died behind bars followinga bout of pneumonia. Worse still, the doctor’srevelations reopen old wounds in thefamily, increasing the likelihood that the realmurderer will strike again.
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