When a lawyer’s client is a convicted felon, she meets him in prison. Routine for attorneys who specialize in criminal appeals.
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An ex-con, Nora Dockson has a soft spot for underdogs like her former cellmate. She got her law degree so she could rescue her ex-cellie and others treated unfairly by a flawed system.So how did Wesley Mitchell jump to the top of her potential client list?Mitchell’s no underdog. Man’s so well-connected, for years he evaded punishment for killing…
But no prison visit is routine for a lawyer who’s an ex-con. When the gate in the perimeter fence slams shut behind Nora Dockson, her gut churns.
She hates the concertina wire topping the chainlinks. The black-uniformed guard eyeing her suspiciously. The petty rules dictating when and where she can stand. Sit. Breathe.
But she’ll return as often as she must to force a broken system to release her innocent client from this soul-destroying place.
“An engaging legal thriller . . . in what I hope will be a long-running series.”
—Stephen Campbell, CrimeFiction.FM
Acclaimed for her novels of international suspense, Diana Deverell brings her skill at exploring tricky legal issues to this compelling courtroom drama.