Kathryn Walters is faced with this dreadful decision when her daughter, Shelley, is found dead in a bath in her boyfriend’s flat. Despite the best efforts of the Crown Prosecution barrister, Sarah Newby, it seems likely that the boyfriend, David Kidd, will be acquitted. How can her family tolerate this? And how should the investigating detective, Terry Bateson, act when it seems that the murdered girl’s mother is seeking revenge on the man he is certain killed Shelley in the first place?
As the story unravels Sarah Newby is confronted with one of her toughest defense cases yet, with a client who is not only reluctant to give evidence on her own behalf, but also refuses to explain why she chose Sarah to defend her in the first place …
This book is a 2012 B.R.A.G Medallion Honoree
Tim Vicary is an author and university teacher at the university of York, England. He lives in the English countryside, near York. When he’s not writing he likes horse-riding, cycling, and swimming.
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