Bolinda Publishing, Compact Disc, 9781742679051
Publication Date: June 21, 2011
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Deputy District Attorney Samantha Kincaid is back at work after an attempt on her life and a promotion into the Major Crimes Unit. When the husband of Portland, Oregon city judge Clarissa Easterbrook reports her missing and Samantha is called on the case, she assumes her only job is to make the district attorney look good until the judge turns up. When the police discover evidence of foul play, however, Samantha finds herself unearthing secrets that Clarissa had wanted to stay hidden, the lingering personal tolls of a crime that occurred decades ago. And when those secrets lead to the discovery of corruption at the highest levels of the city's power structure, Samantha realises that her quest for justice could cost her not only her job, but her life. Missing Justice, the highly suspenseful follow-up to Judgment Calls, confirms Burke's place among the genre's most talented and exciting newcomers. A born storyteller. Burke has created an attractive heroine whom I look forward to meeting again. Sunday Telegraph The author's background as a former deputy DA in Portland lends gritty ambience to this modern parable of greed and ambition. Booklist.
About the Author
A former deputy district attorney in Portland, Oregon, Alafair Burke now teaches criminal law at Hofstra Law School and lives in New York City. She is the daughter of the acclaimed crime writer James Lee Burke. Her three novels in the Samantha Kincaid series, Judgment Calls, Missing Justice, and Close Case are available in paperback from St. Martin's Press. Dead Connection is her first stand-alone thriller.