Tara Bannister’s abusive stepfather finally pushed her too far. To save
herself she had to kill him. Or did she? Tara’s confession doesn’t add
up, and as her self-defense claim crumbles, attorney Leslie Connors must
overcome more than first-trial jitters to mount a credible defense.
Leslie must save Tara’s life—against her client’s will. In the midst of
this taxing case, Leslie’s wedding plans to law partner Brad Carson are
interrupted by a devastating diagnosis. Does she dare tell Brad? Before
the final gavel falls, Leslie must confront the truth about herself and
her mysterious client, or the darkness of the past will swallow them

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About The Author

Randy Singer, an acclaimed author and veteran trial attorney, has penned several legal thrillers, including his award-winning debut novel, Directed Verdict. Randy also serves as a teaching pastor for Trinity Church in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He also teaches classes in advocacy and ethics at Regent Law School and serves on the school's board of visitors. He and wife Rhonda live in Virginia Beach. They have two grown children. 

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