Super lawyer Dismas Hardy returns in New York Times bestseller John Lescroart's most complex and satisfying thriller yet.
When prison guard Hal Chase's wife, Katie, goes missing on Thanksgiving Eve, he quickly becomes the prime suspect. Now it's up to lawyer Dismas Hardy to lead his defence.
Chase and Katie's marriage had been fraught with problems. He certainly had motive to want her out of his life. But as Hardy and former homicide detective Abe Glitsky delve deeper into the case, many details seem off, including the death of an inmate in the jail where Chase worked.
Amid a backdrop of conspiracy and corruption, Glitsky closes in on the elusive truth. And as the death count rises, he realises the next victim could be him...
Today's best legal thriller series - Lee Child
Breathtaking - LA Times
High-class...first-rate - Sunday Telegraph
Brilliant - Washington Post
The best legal thriller I have read in years - Brad Thor
John Lescroart is the author of twenty-nine novels, nineteen of which have been New York Times bestsellers. Libraries Unlimited has named John among 'The 100 Most Popular Thriller and Suspense Authors'. With sales of over twelve million copies, his books have been translated into twenty-two languages in more than seventy-five countries, and his short stories appear in many anthologies. He lives in California.