(From the publisher):
Ronald Holbrook is a fifty-seven year old bachelor who has lived in the same house for twenty years. Jane Doughty, the daughter of his next-door neighbours, is seventeen. She suddenly decides she is in love with Ronald and wants to marry him. Everyone is amused at first but then events take a disturbingly sinister turn and Ronald finds himself enmeshed in a potentially tragic situation.
Original title: The Asking Price
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Legal Thriller
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Humor