There were those who said he couldn't have done it. Not decent, gentle, ordinary George Fortescue, the typical man next door. No matter what the police thought, George Fortescue couldn't have done those terrible things - could he? But the women who'd been raped and murdered, they'd lived 'next door' as well. If Fortescue wasn't the quiet madman, who was?
As the police pursued their relentless inquiries, George Fortescue found himself accused of one of the most heinos crimes imaginable - and sucked into a nightmare from which there seemed no escape. While the real killer serenely selected his third victim. And then his fourth...
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Admirable ( OBSERVER)
Grasps the imagination ( OXFORD MAIL)
A star in our galaxy of crime writers ( FINANCIAL TIMES)
A superlative crime mystery full of twists and turns in which the innocent pay for the crimes of the guilty.
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1981. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP75303138
Book Description Hutchinson, 1981. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1981 Hutchinson first edition hardback; VG; this book is from the library of the now-closed Maze Political Prison Belfast, with a dealer's certificate of veracity; Maze books are generally less well-used than public library books and the dj is VG, not price-clipped, having been protected in a plastic sleeve; the only library markings are a lending plate and bar code on the fep, a discreet number stamped on the reverse of the title page and a small dewey sticker on the bottom of the spine; UK dealer. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 50R31
Book Description Hutchinson, London,UK, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. 1st Edition. Very Good + copy. (see picture) 218 Pages.All clean, tight and bright. Letters GP stamped on the top edges of the pages. Bookseller Inventory # 009133
Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First edition first printing of this stand alone novel. Stamped "GP" on th top edges of the pages. In near fine / near fine condition. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 11811
Book Description Collins, London, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". 218 p. Small stamp of two initials to top edge ow/ Near Fine. B181. Bookseller Inventory # 19245