The Accused

Constance Briscoe

Two girls. Both ex-cons and former working girls. One accused of murder

She was found at the crime scene in a pool of someone elses blood with the murder weapon still in her hand and no memory of how she got there. No wonder that the police believe Elizabeth Johnson isguilty of the so-called Sacred Heart Murder – a young woman viciously stabbed to death in a South London church.

Only Elizabeths best-friend, Sam Bailey, is determined to stand by her. But like Sam, Elizabeth is an ex-con and a former prostitute. No one will believe that she was in the wrong place at the wrong time. After all with a past like hers, she has to be guilty of something