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Peripheral Involvement

Peripheral Involvement
Title: Peripheral Involvement
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Published: February 12, 2014
Jack Caufield learns that a terrible event in his past may not have been a coincidence. His search for the truth is complicated by the knowledge that discovering it could cost him the career that he’s spent his life chasing.    

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Thump

Thump
Title: Thump
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Published: January 16, 2014
T.M. Jefferson (“Thump”), a handsome African American man, joined a venerable investment firm in Baltimore five years ago as a junior analyst. Henrietta Kingman, a white partner in her fifties, took him on as her lover and protégé, rewarding him with promotions and bonuses. But when Thump falls in love with a young nurse and attempts to end the relationship with Kingman, she fights back with unbridled viciousness. Faced with losing everything he holds dear, Thump files a lawsuit claiming sexual harassment. The dramatic trial cracks the facade of wealth and privilege, exposing the ugly truth – and then some.

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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
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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.

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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
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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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