Acknowledgements; About the author; Dedication; Map of the area and Wallace's route; Preface; Introduction; 1.The Background Environment; 2.The Characters of William and Julia Wallace; 3.Who was R M Qualtrough?; 4.The House that Wasn't There; 5.The Scene of Horror; 6.The Police in Action; 7.Investigation and Arrest; 8.William Herbert Wallace on Trial; 9.The Meaning of Circumstantial Evidence; 10.The Appeal; 11.Wallace: A Free Man; 12.Richard Gordon Parry; 13.The Solution. Postscript. Select Bibliography (in alphabetical order). Index.
Ronald Bartle was Deputy Chief Stipendiary Magistrate (now District Judge) for Inner London. His books include The Police Witness: A Guide to Presenting Evidence in Court (New Police Bookshop, 1984 onwards), Lizzie Borden and the Massachusetts Axe Murders (Waterside Press, 2017), Three Cases that Shook the Law (Waterside Press, 2016) and Bow Street Beak (Foreword Lord Hurd of Westwell) (Waterside Press, 2016).
`Mr Bartle has done a careful job in examining the evidence with his evident criminal expertise. He takes apart a number of previous theories... an interesting introduction to the case for first time readers and some stimulating material which aficionados of the case may ponder'-- Criminal Law & Justice Weekly