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Just a Matter of Time
An old lady's will seems to be causing quite a stir. Suddenly everyone wants to get in on the action, everyone that is, including a master forger, a hospital nurse, a young delinquent, a bank executive and, to make matters worse, a professional killer. With such ingredients, a showdown seems inevitable and James Hadley Chase adds enough suspense to keep you guessing right ...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published July 1st 2002 by House of Stratus
(first published 1972)
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This is really good - even though it contains the usual plot elements. Some bum who's too greedy, some ambitious criminal, a wealthy widow, an opportunist and yet another ambitious person - this time a detective. All thrown together in a pot of murder and intrigue.
René Lodge Brabazon Raymond was born on 24th December 1906 in London, England, the son of Colonel Francis Raymond of the colonial Indian Army, a veterinary surgeon. His father intended his son to have a scientific career, was initially educated at King's School, Rochester, Kent. He left home at the age of 18 and became at different times a children's encyclopedia salesman, a salesman in a bookshop ...moreMore about James Hadley Chase...