By Scott Pratt

A preacher is located brutally murdered in a Tennessee lodge room.

A appealing, mysterious younger woman is accused.

In this bestselling debut, felony protection attorney Joe Dillard has turn into jaded through the years as he's attempted to stability his profession opposed to his sense of right and wrong. Savvy yet cynical, Dillard desires to hand over doing felony protection, yet he can't face up to the opportunity to symbolize somebody who could truly be blameless. His drug-addicted sister has simply been published from legal and his mom is succumbing to Alzheimer's, yet Dillard's dedication to the case by no means wavers regardless of the non-public problems calls for that threaten to break him.

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Beruhigen Sie sich, Michael. « Murray nickt in die Richtung des Infusionsständers. Die Ärztin lässt das Bein los und rollt den Ständer zur Tür, wickelt den losen Plastikschlauch auf und bringt alles in den Flur hinaus. Das hilft, aber ich spüre immer noch, dass sie mich beobachten. Wissen die Ärzte Bescheid? Sie können es nicht wissen. Keinesfalls, denn sonst wären sie nicht hier. Das bedeutet, dass sie Freunde sind. Ich muss allerdings schnell handeln. Mein Ausbruch wegen des Monitors war zu viel, und ich habe mich auch den Anderen gegenüber ver­raten.

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Ich hole tief Luft und nehme mich zusammen, um mich zu beruhigen. Es ist nur ein Rekorder, der vielleicht nicht einmal ein Signal aussendet. « Sie kehrt mit einem Notizblock und einem Stift zurück. »Dann wollen wir beginnen. Die Ärzte vermuten, Sie könnten einen Tatort gesehen haben, der mit dem Wellnesskiller zu tun hat. « Sie runzelt die Stirn. « �Ich habe über … über etwas ganz anderes gesprochen«, erwidere ich. Es scheint mir zu riskant, die Gesichtslosen zu erwähnen. Sie muss mir glauben und darf mich nicht für verrückt halten.

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