WITHOUT CONSENT: The crime of rape calls out for vengeance, but when the accused is a police officer, the outcry and penalty are worse, although in this case Helen West views the whole subject with a jaundiced eye. She doesn't even like the officer accused, the volatile and compulsively unfaithful DS Ryan, friend of her lover, Superintendent Bailey. Ryan maintains a stubborn silence in the face of the charge but when the physical evidence against him proves to be unusually strong, West and Bailey assume his guilt. Until ...

A Helen West Casebook 2004, Time Warner Paperbacks, London

ISBN-13: 9780751536300