By Mark Gimenez
John Bookman - publication to his neighbors - is a tenured professor on the collage of Texas institution of legislations. He's thirty-five, good-looking and single. He teaches Constitutional legislation, reduces senators to blithering fools on political speak indicates, and is frequently pointed out as a destiny very best court docket nominee.
But e-book is additionally well-known for anything more odd. He loves to tackle misplaced explanations and win. accordingly, whilst he arrives on the legislation college every one Monday morning, 1000s of letters watch for him, letters from determined american citizens round the kingdom looking his aid. now and then, one letter captures his recognition and e-book feels forced to behave.
In the 1st of an exciting new sequence from the writer of foreign bestsellers the color of legislation and Accused, publication investigates a homicide within the corrupt global of private, darkest Texas.
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