After a luminous blonde leaves, reboards, then leaves the
double-decker bus Richard Jury is on, he follows her to the gates
of Fulham Palace...and goes no further. Days later, when he hears
of the death in the palace''s walled garden, Jury will wonder if he
could have averted it. But is the victim the same woman Jury saw?
As he and Melrose Plant follow the complex case from the Crippsian
depths of London''s East End to the headier heights of Mayfair''s
art scene, Jury will realize that in this captivating woman--dead
or alive--he may have finally met his match...