Deputy DA Samantha Kincaid is back to work after an attempt on her life and a promotion into the Major Crimes Unit. When the husband of Portland judge Clarissa Easterbrook reports her missing, and Samantha is called out on the case, she assumes her only job is to make the district attorney look good until the judge reappears none the worse. When the police discover evidence of foul play, however, Samantha finds herself unearthing secrets that Clarissa had wanted to stay hidden, the lingering personal tolls of a crime that occurred decades ago, and corruption at the highest levels of the city's power structure. Her quest for justice could cost her not only her job, but her life...
- Paperback | 480 pages
- 111 x 178 x 28mm | 220g
- 06 Oct 2005
- Orion Publishing Co
- Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
- London, United Kingdom
About Alafair Burke
A former deputy district attorney in Portland, Alafair Burke now teaches criminal law at Hofstra School of Law in New York and lives in New York City. She is the daughter of acclaimed crime writer James Lee Burke.