The Trials of Sarah Newby

A Game of Proof

A Game of Proof: A Mother's Fight to Defend her Son
Title: A Game of Proof: A Mother's Fight to Defend her Son
Published: July 4, 2011
A mother's worst nightmare - can her son be guilty of murder? Sarah Newby, who left school at 15, and was living as a teenage single parent on an inner-city estate, has worked her way up to begin a career as a criminal barrister. But what should she do when her own son, Simon, is arrested and charged with a series of brutal rapes and murders? Has Sarah, in her single-minded determination to create a career for herself, neglected her son so much that she no longer knows him? He has often lied to her in the past, so how can she trust him when he says he is innocent this time? When she herself finds evidence of his guilt, how can she defend him?

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A Fatal Verdict: A Sister’s Revenge

A Fatal Verdict: A Sister's Revenge
Title: A Fatal Verdict: A Sister's Revenge
ASIN: B005C0YH48
Published: July 9, 2011
What would you do if someone murdered your child, but the justice system let you down? Kathryn Walters is faced with this dreadful decision when her daughter, Shelley, is found dead in her boyfriend's flat. Despite the best efforts of the Crown Prosecution barrister, Sarah Newby, it seems possible that the boyfriend, David Kidd, may be acquitted. Should her family tolerate this? Or seek their own form of justice through revenge? Sarah Newby finds herself defending 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 ... The second book in a series of British legal thrillers which have been compared to the works of John Grisham, Scott Turow and Michael Connelly.


Bold Counsel: No-one hides forever

Bold Counsel: No-one hides forever
Title: Bold Counsel: No-one hides forever
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Published: July 16, 2011
Some secrets are buried too deep for tears. Love, death and an ancient murder combine in this outstanding psychological thriller. When barrister Sarah Newby embarks on her first case in London’s Court of Criminal Appeal, she has little idea of the horror she is about to uncover. With her marriage collapsing under the strain of her career, she finds a new lover. But dare she trust any man ever again? When even the police are playing tricks with her mind, what can one woman do all alone?

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