The murder trial promises to be the most sensational to hit Chicago in years. And attorney Briley Lester knows it could make-or break- her career. The tabloid headlines are screaming that a long-mistreated society wife has killed her abusive husband-the scion of one of the city's wealthiest, most powerful, mostdangerousfamilieshellip;.It seems like a hopeless, open-and-shut case, but Briley is becoming more and more convinced that her client truly is innocent. A tragic secret, almost too shocking to be believed, could be the key to proving it. But before she can bring the truth into the light, she'll have to face this woman's shadow-haunted past-and herown- and let darkness comehellip;.
Hunt (The Face) whips out a shut-the-cellphone-off, cancel-all-appointments legal thriller whose surprise plot twist caroms out of nowhere. When Erin Tomassi is arrested for the murder of her husband, prominent Illinois state senator Jeffrey Tomassi, his powerful father arranges for Erin to be represented by inexperienced attorney Briley Lester. The defense seems hopeless: abused wife, her fingerprints on the murder weapon, no intruders. Even the opening description of the murder leaves the reader convinced of Erin's guilt. But once Hunt's sophistication with plot and character development kicks in, there is no escaping the notion that Erin is indeed innocent and Briley just might get her acquitted with a shocking and elegant final move. Readers will find the story gripping and compelling from start to finish. (Dec.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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January 01, 2010
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