Defense for the Devil

Defense for the Devil

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Baker & Taylor
A spellbinding courtroom thriller follows aggressive Oregon lawyer Barbara Holloway as she risks her career and her very soul when she defends a woman who has been framed for the murder of her errant husband. 30,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
Attorney Barbara Holloway has taken on the sort of cases no one else wants - hopeless messes, all of them - and with the help of her father, Frank, she has pulled through each time. But even from the start, this new case is different.
Mitch Arno always meant bad news for the coastal town of Folsum, Oregon. When they ran him out of town seventeen years ago, he left behind a wife with two daughters and a family that never wanted to see him again.
When he returns, he brings trouble in the form of a lot of suspicious money. As Barbara attempts to counsel Mitch's wife about the money, a second form of trouble arrives: a corpse, Mitch's. And now Barbara is in a morass of conflicting interests, and the only way out could lead her straight into the arms of the devil.

& Taylor

Aggressive Oregon lawyer Barbara Holloway risks her career and her very soul when she defends a woman who has been framed for the murder of her errant husband

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312198541
Branch Call Number: M WILHELM
M Wil
Characteristics: 389 p. ; 25 cm


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Feb 18, 2014

I'm a fan of the headstrong Barbara Holloway character and I'm happy Shelly as her associate is continuing in this series as well. Another great courtroom adventure as only Kate Wilhelm can write them. Barbara's unrelenting devotion to her client's cause takes its toll on her personal relationships and like that they're reflected in her father's observations.


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Feb 18, 2014

And now she believes in evil, believes in the devil; he touched her and changed her. He knew her fear, and cherished it, played with it, nurtured it.


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