By David Rosenfelt
After Laurie Collins left him and headed west, New Jersey safety legal professional Andy wood worker did not count on to ever see her back. So he is stunned while his ex-girlfriend seems on TV--and then calls him pleading for his support. coeds in Wisconsin were chanced on brutally stabbed to loss of life. because the town's appearing police leader, Laurie needed to arrest a tender university scholar with a carful of bloodstains who argued with one of many sufferers earlier than her dying. but Laurie strongly believes that the suspect, Jeremy Davidson, is innocent.
Trading the refineries and factories of Paterson for the frozen pastures of Findlay, Wisconsin, Andy quickly unearths himself in a small city dealing with a big-time double murder case. He appears into Jeremy's romance with one of many victims--and the prospective involvement of a weird and wonderful non secular cult--one which could sanction the main unholy, and cruel, of acts.
While Andy attempts to avoid wasting Jeremy, make feel of his love lifestyles, and discover a good pizza for his liked puppy, Tara, the secrets and techniques of an ultra-religious neighborhood start to rain down on him like bricks from a cracked fort. yet as Edgar®-nominated Rosenfelt proves to us once more, the trail to in fact affected by lies and misdirection. And earlier than it is all over, the unforeseen is the one factor Andy can count number on.
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I’ve filled in the rather enormous gaps in my workday by becoming one of the more prominent legal talking heads on cable television. I’ve somehow managed to get on the lists that cable news producers refer to when they need someone to comment on the legal issues of the day. Generally, the topic is a current trial, either a celebrity crime or a notorious murder. ” There seems to be an endless supply of former prosecutors. I’m to be on CNN this morning at eleven-fourteen. They’re incredibly precise when informing me of the starting times, but then I can sit around for hours waiting for the interview to actually begin.
He shakes my hand. “Andy. ” I take a few moments to remind him that all I’m doing is checking things out, that I haven’t agreed to become involved in the case. He nods vigorously that he understands that, but I’m not sure that he does. Then he asks me if I want him in the meeting with Calvin Marshall. “Actually, I don’t,” I say. ” Again he nods vigorously, showing his full understanding. I could tell him the Vancouver Canucks were going to play the Yankees in the World Series, and his nod would be just as vigorous.
That’s amazing,” I say. ” She nods in satisfaction. ” She heads off to do just that, and I proofread it when she’s finished. After that, I hang around until it’s time to head to Charlie’s, the best sports bar/restaurant on the planet. I often talk about how great it is to live just a half hour from New York City, which provides me access to the finest theaters, museums, and restaurants in the world. The way I take advantage of this access is to hang out every night at Charlie’s, which is about eight minutes from my house.