By Robert Heilbrun
A stunning businesswoman is robbedand murdered. along with her final breath, she identifies her assailant. Or does she?Damon Tucker, a tender child from Harlem, is instantly charged with the homicide. He keeps his innocence from the start regardless of a few exceedingly damning facts. quickly the single individual status among Damon and a potential dying sentence is his public defender, Arch Gold, a tricky court docket veteran who understands each movement within the video game of legal justice in big apple urban. yet to that end Gold speedy discovers that not anything is what it kind of feels and the principles of facts do not consistently follow. this can be a case he cannot win.Through Gold's eyes, we meet an unforgettable forged of characters on either side of the legislations: a pass judgement on who smiles at each person yet favors the loss of life penalty; an outdated bookie who is attempting to continue the govt from seizing his IRAs; a tender stripper with an important mouth; and a stick-up artist who wishes an afternoon task. each one has a stunning position to play as Gold faces the most important problem of his occupation, risking his attractiveness -- and his lifestyles -- to discover the truth.With greater than a decade of expertise as a public defender, Robert Heilbrun is in detail acquainted with the workings of the legal justice process, inside and out the court docket. In provide of facts, Heilbrun places his felony services to take advantage of during this wonderful and fantastically written mystery with a stunning twist.