By Justin Peacock
Best First Novel
Joel Deveraux is a emerging superstar at a white-shoe legislations enterprise in new york. yet after a drug-related scandal bills him his activity and approximately his legislations license, he slides down the company ladder to the Booklyn Defenders place of work. He arrives simply in time for a excessive profile homicide case, the place he's assigned to paintings with the harsh and savvy Myra Goldstein. With strain from their boss and curiosity from the tabloids, they tackle the protection of a black pot broker from the initiatives who's charged with the homicide of a white collage scholar. Joel speedy learns that city legal legislations is a sort of wrestle the place the easiest tale wins–but who’s telling the reality and who’s mendacity are concerns of existence and death.
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