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About the Author
MARTIN CLARK is a Virginia circuit-court judge, the youngest ever appointed there. He is the author of four previous novels: The Jezebel Remedy (a Boston Globe Best Mystery of the Year), The Legal Limit (Library of Virginia’s People’s Choice Award, a Washington Post Book World Best Book of the Year, and a Bookmarks MagazineBest Book of the Year), Plain Heathen Mischief, and The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living (a New York Times Notable Book, Book-of-the-Month Club selection, and finalist for the Stephen Crane First Fiction Award). He lives in Patrick County, Virginia, with his wife, Deana.