The Spinster's Secret Author:Anthony Gilbert 'watching, fascinated and horrified. He saw thin fingers creep around the edge of the black curtain. Someone from inside was tugging to loosen it...' — Miss Martin, a 74-year-old spinster of delicate health enjoys her innocuous daily habit of watching passers-by from her window. — When she strikes up a friendship with one of the passers-by - golde... more »n haired young Pamela and the child's nurse - she does not realise how the innocence and charm of her fading years are to be turned upside down.
The little old lady, whose wits more than compensate for her frailty, becomes inextricably inolved in the fate of the youngsters as a plot motivated by mind-warping greed unfolds before her.
When she calls in Mr Crook, a Lawyer with a difference, who knows a murderer when he sees one. The Killer's havn't got a cat in hell's chance. For he soon proves his maxim 'there's no foolproof method of murder'...« less