The 7th Canon
Author : Robert Dugoni
Publisher : Thomas & Mercer (September 27, 2016)
Genre : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
A riveting new legal thriller from the bestselling author ofMy Sister’s Grave.
In San Francisco’s seamy Tenderloin district, a teenage street hustler has been murdered in a shelter for boys. And the dedicated priest who runs the struggling home stands accused. But despite damning evidence that he’s a killer—and worse—Father Thomas Martin stands by his innocence. And attorney Peter Donley stands with him.
For three years Donley has cut his legal teeth in his uncle’s tiny, no-frills firm, where people come before profits. Just as Donley is poised to move on to a lucrative dream job, the shocking case lands in his lap, and he must put his future on hold while putting his courtroom skills to the test. But a ruthless DA seeking headlines and a brutal homicide cop bent on vengeance have their own agendas. Now, as he unearths the dirty secrets surrounding the case, Donley must risk his neck to save his client’s life…and expose the face of true evil.
“Dugoni has given the reader another gem of a story, full of action-packed scenes, intelligent plotlines, and very real characters.”—Suspense Magazine
“Robert Dugoni delivers plenty of mystery and courtroom antics in his latest high-stakes legal thriller. The courtroom scenes are top-notch, but even better are the pages dedicated to the investigation.” —Book Spy
Praise for Robert Dugoni:
“John Grisham move over.” —Seattle Times
“Dugoni has put the thrills back in the genre.” —Nelson DeMille
“Dugoni [is] the undisputed king of the legal thriller.” —Providence Journal
“Scott Turow fans should add Dugoni to their list of must-reads.” —Library Journal
About the Author
Robert Dugoni is the author of the bestselling Tracy Crosswhite series (My Sister’s Grave, Her Final Breath, and In the Clearing) as well as the critically acclaimed David Sloane series (The Jury Master, Wrongful Death, Bodily Harm, Murder One, and The Conviction). He’s been ranked number one on Amazon’s list of most popular authors in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, France, and Italy, and he has been a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Amazon bestseller multiple times. Dugoni was nominated twice for the Harper Lee Award for Legal Fiction and for the International Thriller Award. My Sister’s Grave won the 2015 Nancy Pearl Award for Fiction and was named one of the best thrillers of 2014 by Library Journal and Suspense Magazine. Dugoni’s nonfiction exposé, The Cyanide Canary, was a Washington Post Best Book of the Year, and the Providence Journal referred to him as “the undisputed king of the legal thriller” and “heir to Grisham’s literary throne.” Visit his website at www.robertdugoni.com and follow him on Twitter at @robertdugoni and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AuthorRobertDugoni.
Langue : English
File size : 1 Mo
Format : EPUB
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