A very fast paced book. I read it in less than a day. Just the right amount of mystery. It is a good "clean" book. No graphic violence or sex scenes and no bad language.
Jessica is off to Boston to help a eccentric lawyer friend, Malcolm McLoon, defend a tycoon accused of fratricide.
Jessica Fletcher is off to Boston to help her eccentric lawyer friend, Malcolm McLoon, defend a tycoon accused of fratricide. Her uncanny sleuthing talents will come in handy when the two old acquaintances dive into the case with their characteristic vigor. Even so, Jessica anticipates enough time to take in the charming sights of New England's historic capital.
But when the defendant's girlfriend - and his only alibi - is found dead in her apartment, the case takes one more murderous turn for the worse. Is someone out to make sure the accused gets convicted? Jessica has her suspicions, and soon - when the jurors become victims of deadly accidents - there's even more to ponder. With only her gut feelings at work for her, Jessica must outwit the tenacious prosecutor determined to get a guilty verdict. She must find the real culprit - before the killer finds her....(from back cover)