DEFENDING ELTON is one of the most original and inventive crime fiction novels of recent years. It is a thrilling murder mystery, where the onus is less on 'who done it?' and more on 'will he get away with it?' The scene is set by the murder of the enigmatic beauty Sarena. London Lawyer Jim Harwood is tasked with defending the man accused of stabbing her and pushing her off a cliff, but nothing in this crime fiction tale is quite what it seems. Somebody is trying to manipulate Elton's trial, and they might just get away with murder... but as we are about to discover 'playing with truth can be a very dangerous game...'