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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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
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...