Justin Peacock's A Cure for Night: A Novel (Vintage Crime Black Lizard) PDF

By Justin Peacock

ISBN-10: 0767929411

ISBN-13: 9780767929417

A Washington submit most sensible publication of the YearEdgar Nominee–Best First Novel Joel Deveraux is a emerging megastar at a white-shoe legislations enterprise in new york. yet after a drug-related scandal expenditures him his activity and approximately his legislations license, he slides down the company ladder to the Booklyn Defenders workplace. He arrives simply in time for a excessive profile homicide case, the place he's assigned to paintings with the harsh and savvy Myra Goldstein. With strain from their boss and curiosity from the tabloids, they tackle the safeguard of a black pot broker from the initiatives who's charged with the homicide of a white university pupil. Joel fast learns that city legal legislation is a kind of wrestle the place the easiest tale wins–but who’s telling the reality and who’s mendacity are concerns of lifestyles and dying.

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And it wasn't the sort of headache a partner would want to be bothered with; part of my job was to deal effectively with support staff. A few months after she'd started Beth received her LSAT scores. I heard about it in passing from another paralegal: Beth had scored in the top two percent. I wasn't surprised; I'd known she was smart, and I imagined that Beth wasn't surprised herself. However, I wasn't sure how to reconcile this fact with her recent work habits. It was past time to address the situation, I decided, and this gave me the perfect cover.

I don't," Myra said. "We the old-school kinda project," Lorenzo said. "A big old compound of high-rises. " Myra nodded. " "I'm up out of the project now," Lorenzo said. " "Did you finish high school, Mr. " "No, ma'am," Lorenzo said. " I was taking notes while Myra asked the questions, and I wrote that down. " Lorenzo smiled a little, his head bobbing and weaving slightly. " I did, and a quick glance told me that Myra did too. " she asked. Lorenzo again with his boyish smile. I guessed that our client did all right with the ladies.

And I mean the only people, and I mean anything about this case. Someone here asks you what you're in for, you tell them traffic tickets. Anything you say to anybody who isn't in this room right now can come back to haunt us. " "I feel you," Lorenzo said. "Okay. I'd like to start just by getting a little background about who you are, before we get into the case itself," Myra said. " "I was raised up in the Gardens," Lorenzo said. "You know Glenwood Gardens? " "I don't," Myra said. "We the old-school kinda project," Lorenzo said.

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