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The Hearing (Dismas Hardy Series #7)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2003

    The Hearing

    Mr Lescroart is one of the best suspense writers I have read in quite a while. His attention to even small details is amazing and will keep almost anyone reading on. His creation of Dismas & Abe as friends is what I enjoy most. He makes them seem almost real and believable as people. He is by far my favorite writer.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 16, 2001

    SUSPENSEFUL

    Homicide lieutenant Abe Glitsky gets the call at midnight...a woman has been found murdered, and robbed in an alley. Arriving at the scene, Abe is shocked to discover that the woman is not only a rising star among San Francisco's legal elite, but (no one know this) also his daughter. A devastated Abe wants fierce justice, and the only suspect is a homeless, heroin addict found over the body, with the victim's jewelry in his pockets. Ambitious D.A. Sharon Pratt sees the opportunity of a lifetime by the prosecuting this case, and seeking the death penalty, for doing this help her achieve her own personal agenda. Not agreeing with Pratt's reasons, and questioning the man's guilt, defense attorney Dismas Hardy steps in to help the homeless man. From the start of the investigation, it becomes clear to Dismas that this case is not cut-and-dry, and the deeper he looks, a web of corruption, conspiracy, and murder begins to unravel, sending shock-waves through the city of San Francisco. Dismas knows this case will be the toughest of his career, as people in high places will stop at nothing to keep their secrets hidden. 'The Hearing' is a return to top form for best-selling author John Lescroart. The reader stays mesmerized by the powerful story of a father's love, a city on the verge of chaos, and a murder mystery that reaches the highest levels of the legal system. Once begun, 'The Hearing' can't be put down until all the secrets are exposed, and the last page is turned. Nick Gonnella

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