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Just a Matter of Time

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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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Jun 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing
let me finish first.
Gregory Olivier
This was one of my favorites.
Feb 27, 2017 rated it liked it
I particularly liked the style of narration and writing. It is a story which clearly conveys the reality that what you get is what you actually deserve.

But I was completely disappointed with the abrupt ending. The narration had initially set few expectations and I believed that it would be satisfied at the end. It is clearly not a book which will urge you to complete.

A read worth once, it is completely fine even if you don't !
Seun Odukoya
Jul 12, 2016 rated it really liked it

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.

Great read.
Oct 13, 2016 rated it liked it
An interesting read while travelling
Chinmay Hota
Sep 17, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Lovers of Crime Fiction
Recommended to Chinmay by: None
Just A Matter of Time will keep you engaged with the last minute reversals to the flow of events. Characters are three dimensional. Loved it.
Al-amin Zanna
Apr 17, 2010 rated it it was amazing
"Bromhead a forger and blackmailer as soon as the old woman listen to her tape the banker is losing his job bcos before his mouth is uncontrol when he is enjoying with his nice on the bed"
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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 ...more
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