Leicester : Ulverscroft ; Anstey, Leicestershire : F. A. Thorpe (Publishing) Ltd., 1999, c1997.
1st large print ed.
230 p. (large print) ; 24 cm.
"Complete and unabridged."
"First published in Great Britain in 1997 by Phoenix House"--T. p. verso.
"Translated by Carol Brown Janeway"--Cover.
The former lover of a German attorney refuses to defend herself when she is accused of a hideous crime. The attorney gradually realizes that the woman may be guarding a secret she considers more shameful than murder.