College student, Amy Lynch, escaped from the mountain cabin
where she was being held. She was naked and handcuffed.
She died one week later without her attacker being named.
The handcuffs were traced back to Judge Glenn Ballard.
Is this possible? The judge had an untarnished
reputation. As soon as Amy died, the charges against the judge
became murder in the first degree under circumstances of extreme
Judge Ballard could have asked one of
the top lawyers in the country to defend him but he did not.
Instead he asked Jackie Flowers one of his former law
students. Jackie, who is dyslexic, was not too keen on
accepting his case because at one time Ballard told her she would
never make it as a lawyer. Why would Judge Ballard want Jackie
to defend him?
Jackie does accept the case but she knows this
will be one of the toughest cases she has had in her career.
Information she discovers through her investigation only supports
the guilt of her client. Jackie also has a few other things
going on in her life at the same time.
Is the judge
innocent? Jackie wants to believe he's telling the truth - but
This is an excellent legal thriller. Stephanie
Kane proves once again that she is a very talented writer.
Jackie Flowers is a very interesting character as she comes through
as a down to earth, hard working individual with many things going
on in her life. She struggles with her dyslexia but manages to
get the job done. This book will keep you guessing because it
has a great plot. Stephanie shows the readers how creative she
is through her great characters. This one is highly
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