Moving and suspenseful, Lisa Ballantyne's "The Guilty One" is a psychological thriller about the darkness in each of us. It explores how we are all tied to our pasts and what it means to be guilty.
Solicitor Daniel Hunter is called to defend eleven-year-old Sebastian, who has been charged with the murder of a young boy on a London playground. While examining Sebastian's life in order to save it, Daniel can t help but be transported to his own difficult youth spent in foster care a time when the one he trusted the most was the one who betrayed him.
Emotionally wrought, and with an abundance of twists and turns, "The Guilty One" is a character-driven novel of suspense that explores the true nature of guilt.
About the Author
Lisa Ballantyne lives in Glasgow, Scotland; this is her first novel.
MARK NORRIS is an independent consultant with over 20 years experience in software development, computer networks and telecommunications systems. Over this time he has managed dozens of projects to completion, from the small to the multi-million pound, multi-site, and has worked for periods in Australia, Europe and Japan. He has published widely over the last ten years with a number of books on software engineering, computing, project and technology management, communications and network technologies. He lectures on network and computing issues, has contributed to references such as Encarta, is a visiting professor at the University of Ulster, and is a fellow of the IEE.
STEVE WEST leads the development of BT's eBusiness products, and has over 15 years experience in communications, software and information technology. He has worked on a variety of projects, including the management of BT's work within the Open group and generation of corporate IT strategy. Steve co-authored one of the existing books in the Wiley/BT series, Media engineering, with Mark Norris.