Timepiece is an CBS novel-based TV movie. Based on the second installment of Richard Paul Evans' The Christmas Box series, published in 1996, it is a prequel to the previous year's TV movie, The Christmas Box.
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Set in the 1940's, an old clockmaker faces racism and is tried for murder when the racist is killed. However, David Parkin comes forward and claims to have commmitted the crime in self defense. All the while, Parkin's family life is in disarray with various crises including his daughter catching meningitis.