Charles Holborne, maverick barrister, will never fit in at the Bar; too working class, too Jewish and too dangerous.
Which all makes him the perfect outsider to prosecute a murder case which will rock British justice to its foundations.
The newspapers call her “The Lady in the Lake” but those intimately involved had a different name for the body preserved perfectly for almost a decade: they named her “The Waxwork Corpse.”
But she’s not the only thing to be raised from the past; the investigation also dredges up the violent mistake made by Charles in his youth which, if revealed, may see him hanged.
The Waxwork Corpse, closely based on a real Old Bailey case, is the fifth crime novel in the exciting historical series of Charles Holborne legal thrillers – gritty, hard-boiled mysteries set in 1960s London.
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