One summer night, two men break into an isolated manor house and kill Lady Anne Robinson. Her teenage son, Thomas, convinces the police that Greta Grahame, his father’s beautiful personal assistant, sent the killers, but Thomas is known for his overactive imagination, and he has reasons to lie. Thomas’s father, Sir Peter Robinson, the British minister of defense, refuses to believe his son. Instead, he marries Greta and is prepared to testify for the defense at her trial. He will be the final witness. Who is telling the truth–the new wife or the bereaved son? What will Sir Peter reveal in court? “Tolkien keeps us guessing” (The Washington Post Book World) until the shocking end about the true motivations of these marvelously realized characters.Final Witnessis a masterly suspense novel by the grandson of legendary J.R.R. Tolkien.