Running with the Dead
Sexual politics, corruption in high-school athletics, revenge, and a mysterious stalker combine for an explosive legal thriller by lawyer/author Jay Brandon. Four years ago, San Antonio District Attorney Chris Sinclair faced his first and biggest case as a defense attorney. His friend, teacher Henry Claremont had been accused of rape. Chris won the case, but had to reveal a love affair Henry had with another teacher. Then Henry's body was found, beaten to death.Fast-forward to the present, when Chris Sinclair receives word that Henry's murder has been solved. The man accused, Hike Grimason, is a high ranking school administrator and high school basketball coach who, Chris discovers, took bribes from parents of his basketball players. During this trial, Chris and his daughter Clarissa are threatened by a man identical to the convicted multiple-murderer Malachi Reese.As events rush to a furious climax, Chris must succeed in the most high-pressure courtroom performance of his career, if he is to save Clarissa and to feel hes brought justice to his unfairly accused friend Henry, whose death can be avenged only through Grimasons conviction.
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- Paperback | 389 pages
- 104.14 x 167.64 x 30.48mm | 249.47g
- 01 Dec 2009
- St Martin's Press
- Tor Books
- New York, United States
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