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A Woman Named Anne
Description : Anne, beautiful and intelligent, stands in the dock accused of adultery. Uttery humiliated by hearin...
According To The Evidence
Description : Alec Morland is on trail for murder. He has tried to remedy the ineffectiveness of the law by taking...
Alibi For A Judge
Description : Mu Justice Castairs is a High Court Judge. He is completely incompetent and a chronic worrier to boo...
Brothers In Law
Brothers In Law
Author : Henry Cecil
Publisher : Rupa & Co
Description : Roger Thursby, aged twenty-four is called to the Bar. He is young, inexperienced and his love is com...
Cross Purposes
Cross Purposes
Author : Henry Cecil
Publisher : Rupa & Co
Description : The Bartons are a happy family who are finding it difficult to make ends meet. Then, one day, Mrs. B...
Daughters In Law
Daughters In Law
Author : Henry Cecil
Publisher : Rupa & Co
Description : Mr. Justice Coombe is a well-respected judge who has beautiful twin daughters. One goes to the Bar w...
Friends At Court
Friends At Court
Author : Henry Cecil
Publisher : Rupa & Co
Description : Roger Thursby is prospering in the legal profession and is about to be made a Queen's Council. In th...
Hunt The Slipper
Hunt The Slipper
Author : Henry Cecil
Publisher : Rupa & Co
Description : Harriet and Graham have been happily married for twenty years. One day Graham fails to return home a...
Fathers In Law
Description : What rights does a natural father have in an adoption case? How does the court decide between the co...
Much In Evidence
Much In Evidence
Author : Henry Cecil
Publisher : Rupa & Co
Description : William Richmond is bald and lame. But that is not his only misfortune. On the very night he has 100...
Natural Causes
Natural Causes
Author : Henry Cecil
Publisher : Rupa & Co
Description : When megalomaniac proprietor of the Clarion Newspapers Ltd, Alexander Bean, is humiliated in court b...
No Bail For The Judge
Description : If everyone had a perfectly clear conscience, the blackmailer would have no chance'. So begins a tri...
No Fear Or Favour
Description : A dour and highly respected High Court judge finds himself on trial for the murder of a prostitute. ...
Portrait Of A Judge
Description : Portrait of a Judge is the first fascinating story in this collection of short stories based on all ...
Settled Out Of Court
Description : Lonsdale Walsh is a rich financier who is wrongly imprisoned for murder. From his prison cell Lonsda...
Sober As A Judge
Sober As A Judge
Author : Henry Cecil
Publisher : Rupa & Co
Description : Roger Thursby, the hero of Brothers in Law and Friends at Court, continues his career as a high Cour...
Tell You What I' Ll Do
Description : Harry Woodstock is a lazy but amiable criminal who would rather live by fraud than by working. Under...
The Asking Price
The Asking Price
Author : Henry Cecil
Publisher : Rupa & Co
Description : Ronald Holbrrok is a fifty-seven-year-old bachelor who has lived in the same house for twenty years....
The Buttercup Spell
Description : Imagine a situaton where a judge hands out a lenient sentence beacuse he is suddenly filled with lov...
The Painswick Line
Description : Lucy Meeson-Smith works at a big bookmakers and always manages to back the winners. Her employers be...
The Wanted Man
The Wanted Man
Author : Henry Cecil
Publisher : Rupa & Co
Description : When Norman Partridge moves to Little Bacon, a pretty country village, he proves to be a kind and he...
Truth With Her Boots On
Description : Judge Julian whitehall is a man of the highest moral integrity. He is appraoching retirement age but...
Unlawful Occasions
Description : Mrs Vernay and her husband live in a flat above the chambers of Brian culsworth QC in the Temple. Th...
Ways And Means
Ways And Means
Author : Henry Cecil
Publisher : Rupa & Co
Description : When Basil Merridew and his 'nephew', Nicholes Drewe, arrive in the properous village of Tapworth Ma...