Devastated by the shocking news that an old schoolfriend Suzy Palmer faces execution in Louisiana for the murder of her children, London rabbi Deborah Hirsch enlists the aid of her former classmates in an attempt to get her off. The Suzy they’ve known and loved all these years could never hurt a fly; she must be innocent.
As Death Row draws steadily closer, the friends slowly piece together what has happened. Aided by Miss Holbrook, Suzy’s feisty former art teacher, and Markus, a jazz musician who’s following the case in New Orleans, they recall their thirty-year friendship – and realise that even more shocking than Suzy’s plight is the knowledge that one of their number has betrayed her. Read more