Author Thompson's Book
A young pregnant girl in 1885 either committed suicide or was murdered. The girl is Lillian Madison, the cousin of Tommie Cluverius, who is arrested for her murder. The story takes place in Richmond, Virginia. Throughout the entire novel, the reader wants to know if he is really guilty or not. Tommie is a very young lawyer when he is arrested and needs to prove his innocence while others believe he is guilty in light of the relationship he had with his c...