From the author of the stellar (
Indefensible comes a complex and intelligent (John Lescroart,
New York Times bestselling author) legal mystery and courtroom drama that inhabits the blurry boundary between guilt and innocence when a murder sends one family s life into a tailspin. Someone close to Nick Davis is murdered. Investigators see it as either a case of mistaken identity or the work of a jealous fiance. As a federal prosecutor, Nick tries shepherding the case to a swift conclusion, but it keeps slipping away. Meanwhile, Nick s relationship with his wife, Tina, hangs by the thinnest of threads. She is also a lawyer, working to vindicate a young man convicted of killing a child eight years previously. When old DNA evidence is uncovered in the murder case, its analysis hurls Nick s universe into upheaval his most basic assumptions about his life, the law, and the people he loves most are thrown into question. Compelling with language that sings, Lee Goodman s latest novel is a truly outstanding page-turner (William Kent Krueger,
New York Times bestselling author)."