The Shadow of the Rope
by E.W. Hornung
A young woman, Rachel Minchin, is acquitted of murder but finds that the law is often at odds with a different court - the court of public opinion.
Can Rachel ever ever escape from the sigma and innuendo of her murder trial, and can a second investigation bring more suspects to light or will it cast more suspicion on Rachel?
Part social comentary, romantic drama, part thriller, this classic novel has plenty of twists and turns leading to a dramatic finale.