A year after the devastating murder of his wife, attorney David Sloane has returned to Seattle after three months in Mexico. At a black-tie dinner where he's been persuaded to give the keynote address, Sloane reconnects with Barclay Reid, opposing counsel in his most prominent case. Barclay is suffering from her own personal tragedy the death of her teenage daughter from a drug overdose. In the aftermath, Barclay has begun an intense crusade against the Russian drug traffickers she holds responsible for her daughter's death, pursuing them with a righteousness that matches Sloane's own zeal for justice. Despite their adversarial past, Sloane is drawn to Barclay and for the first time since his wife died, he finds himself beginning to have romantic feelings again. But when Barclay's crusade stalls and a Russian drug dealer turns up dead, she stands accused of murder, and Sloane is her chosen defender. Amid the swirling media frenzy, in his first criminal case, Sloane finds himself once again in harm's way, while mounting evidence suggests that Barclay is a woman with many secrets and may not be quite as innocent as she seems. With his signature fast-paced, page-turning action and exhilarating plot twists, Robert Dugoni once again proves why he's so often been named the heir to Grisham's literary throne.
About the Author
Robert Dugoni is the critically acclaimed bestselling author of nine thrillers. My Sister s Grave, the first book in the Tracy Crosswhite series, became a #1 Amazon bestseller and a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. The popular series includes Her Final Breath and the short stories The Academy and Third Watch. Dugoni s first novel, The Jury Master, made the New York Times bestseller list and launched the popular David Sloane series, which includes Wrongful Death, Bodily Harm, Murder One, and The Conviction. Dugoni s books have been likened to those of Scott Turow and Nelson DeMille, and he has been hailed as the undisputed king of the legal thriller and the heir to Grisham s literary throne.
Dan John Miller is an American actor and musician. In the Oscar-winning "Walk the Line", he starred as Johnny Cash s guitarist and best friend, Luther Perkins, and has also appeared in George Clooney s "Leatherheads "and "My One and Only", with Renee Zellweger. An award-winning audiobook narrator, Dan has garnered multiple Audie Award nominations, has twice been named a Best Voice by "AudioFile "magazine, and has received several AudioFile Earphones Awards and a Listen-Up Award from "Publishers Weekly".