Trial and Terror

Trial and Terror

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by Adam L. Penenberg
     
 

The good news is that public defender Summer Neuwirth just won her first case, which involved a brutal rape and kidnapping.

The bad news? Her client was guilty.

What's more, he knows all about Summer's past.

As Summer pursues her next case, this time to keep an innocent woman off death row, elements of that past--a mysterious case of

Overview

The good news is that public defender Summer Neuwirth just won her first case, which involved a brutal rape and kidnapping.

The bad news? Her client was guilty.

What's more, he knows all about Summer's past.

As Summer pursues her next case, this time to keep an innocent woman off death row, elements of that past--a mysterious case of childhood amnesia, her police officer father's involvement with a serial killer, a terrifying attack she survived just months earlier--entwine with her present legal work, her missing mother, and her rocky relationship with a private investigator, all of which culminate in a thrilling trial... and terror.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148659075
Publisher:
Wayzgoose Press
Publication date:
07/28/2013
Sold by:
Draft2Digital
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
554 KB

Meet the Author

Adam L. Penenberg is a journalism professor at New York University who has written for Fast CompanyForbes, the New York Times, the Washington PostWiredSlatePlayboy, and the Economist. A former senior editor at Forbes and a reporter for Forbes.com, Penenberg garnered national attention in 1998 for unmasking serial fabricator Stephen Glass of the New Republic. Penenberg's story was a watershed for online investigative journalism and portrayed in the film Shattered Glass (Steve Zahn plays Penenberg).

Penenberg has published several books that have been optioned for film and serialized in the New York Times MagazineWired UK, and the Financial Times, and won a Deadline Club Award for feature reporting for his Fast Company story "Revenge of the Nerds," which looked at the future of movie-making. He has appeared on NBC's The Today Show as well as on CNN and all the major news networks, and has been quoted about media and technology in the Washington Post, the Christian Science MonitorUSA TodayWired NewsAd AgeMarketwatchPolitico, and many others.

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Trial and Terror 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fast-paced gritty legal thriller. Surprise ending! Great minor characters, too.
booklover- 7 months ago
Public Defender Summer Neuwirth has good news ... she won her first case! She also has bad news ... her client is probably guilty. And the client, once free, begins to stalk Summer .... tempting her with hints that he knows something very important about her past. Her next case is to defend a woman she knows is innocent ...and if Summer fails, her client will go to death row. There is so much that goes on ... Summer's mother is missing .... Her police office father, now deceased, was involved with a serial killer who may or may not be dead .... Summer's assault and rape .... and a somewhat relationship with her investigator. There are so many characters to try to keep track of ... and most of them have no back story. They are just.. there. The book had a lot of potential, but it didn't seem to come together in a cohesive manner. The ending had a twist, but it was like the author got tired of writing and just ended the story. The book lacked logic and was hard to overlook. I was really hoping to like it more than I did. 2.5 Stars. My thanks to the author / Wayzgoose Press / NetGalley who provided a digital copy in exchange for an honest, unbiased review.
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A great read, a real page turner. Very original. Do not miss this one.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Terrific read. Plenty of suspense. Great ending.
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Really enjoyed this book and was very surprised at the ending. I usually guess the outcome but never saw this one coming.
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