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Jul 04, 2000
| 177 Minutes
Jan 01, 1994
| 1135 Minutes
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Jul 04, 2000 | ISBN 9780375418082
Jan 01, 1994 | ISBN 9780736698184
Mary Carelli, one of the most powerful women in TV journalism, is charged with the murder of Mark Ransom, America’s most eminent novelist. Her attorney, Christopher Paget, sets out to shock the courtroom with revelations about Ransom as a twisted sexual predator. But as the trial unfolds, it is Paget who will be surprised…by Mary’s secret motive for murder…by evidence that Mary is lying…by a woman prosecutor who believes Mary invented the story of rape…and by an enigmatic judge with an agenda of her own….
Richard North Patterson is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 20 novels, a former chairman of Common Cause, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Formerly a trial lawyer, Patterson served as the US Security and… More about Richard North Patterson
"One intense courtroom clash after another…An intelligent and gripping thriller."—The Washington PostA Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club
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