This splendid thriller shows us Antony Maitland as Prosecutor, an unusual role for him Another unusual factor is that, although complete in itself, the story is in a sense a sequel to Weep for Her.A young man has been charged with receiving stolen goods to wit, a Rubens painting Since the painting had been found hidden in his rooms, and since it was undoubtedly stolen, his guilt seems certain But Maitland has his doubts He becomes and intrigued by the prevalence of art thefts, and the violence and death that has taken place, apparently to conceal the identity of the leader of the gang that stole the pictures.In the dock in another case is a woman who has confessed to the murder of her husband Maitland becomes Assistant Prosecuting Counsel for reasons that are not simple He has a secondary objective he is not wholly committed to establishing the guilt of the accused Publisher s blurb Read Cry Guilty Author Sara Woods – heartforum.co.uk
Lana Hutton Bowen Judd UK 1922 1986 aka Anne Burton, Mary Challis, Margaret LeekBorn in England, she was educated at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Filey, Yorkshire.During the Second World War, she worked in a bank and as a solicitor s clerk in London Here she gained much of the information later used in her novels Lana married Anthony George Bowen Judd on April 25, 1946 They ran a pig breeding farm between 1948 and 1954 In 1957 they moved to Nova Scotia, Canada She worked as a registrar for St Mary s University until 1964 In 1961 she wrote her first novel, Bloody Instructions, introducing the hero of forty nine of her mysteries, Anthony Maitland, an English barrister.Her last years she lived with her husband at Niagara on the Lake, Ontario.
- 189 pages
- Cry Guilty
- Sara Woods
- 10 February 2018 Sara Woods