Nine years ago, divorcee Marcia Brown took her own life. A pillar of the community, she had been accused of theft, and it's assumed that she was unable to live with the shame. Now her former husband wants the case reopened. Marcia was framed, he says, to prevent her exposing a scandal. He wants justice for Marcia. And Alex Skinner, Solicitor Advocate, and daughter of retired Chief Constable Sir Robert Skinner, has taken on the brief, aided by her investigator Carrie McDaniels. When tragedy strikes and his daughter comes under threat, Skinner steps in. His quarry is about to discover that the road to hell is marked by bad intentions ...
Bob Skinner mystery ; 31
Jardine, Quintin. Bob Skinner mystery
Jardine, Quintin. Bob Skinner mystery ; 31.
Divorced women -- Fiction.
Ex-police officers -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Police -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Fiction.
Skinner, Bob (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Wives -- Death -- Fiction.
Women lawyers -- Fiction.