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
Published by House of Stratus
(first published 1972)
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Another great JHC novel, with the bad guys as the main characters. In fact, almost every character in the book but the victim is evil in varying degree. A professional forger orchestrates a master plan to take the money out of a millionaire lady. He recruits a cold blooded gorgeous girl and both of them infiltrate at the lady's service as chaffeur and nurse and will forge her will. They'll wait until she dies. There's no hurry, it's just a matter of time. But things begin to get out of hand, and...more
I picked up the book expecting it to be a detective novel. But it is an out and out crime story delving into the minds of the criminals. The story revolves around a rich old lady who becomes the target for a set of scheming criminals. It was an average read.