Lawyer Jac McElroy's first big case is a no-hoper: to get a pardon for a man set to be executed in just fifty days ...But Jac's hungry to make his mark and he knows something just isn't right about Larry Durrant's murder conviction. Trouble is, everyone thinks Larry's guilty, from the Louisiana Governor right down to the accused, who has confessed to the crime and now wants to make peace with his maker. Working alone, Jac soon discovers that someone doesn't want anyone -especially a lawyer - digging around this case. And they'll stop at nothing to make sure Larry's execution goes ahead on schedule. Now Jac must decide whether he's prepared to risk his career, his reputation and his life to save a man who, by his own admission, is a murderer...
- Paperback | 576 pages
- 110 x 180 x 38mm | 299.37g
- 02 Aug 2007
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
A thumping great read Ireland on Sunday
About John Matthews
John Matthews is also the author of Past Imperfect, The Last Witness and The Shadow Chaser. As well as being a novelist, he is an experienced journalist, editor and publishing consultant. He lives in Surrey with his wife and son.