Degree of Guilt (Christopher Paget Series #2)

Degree of Guilt (Christopher Paget Series #2)

by Richard North Patterson

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Overview

TV journalist Mary Carelli admits that she shot and killed Mark Ransom, one of the world's most famous authors. She claims it was self-defense. She swears he tried to rape her. Now she has to prove it in a court of law—with her former lover acting as her attorney…

Christopher Paget is one of the top lawyers in the country. But defending the mother of his son in the trial of the decade, he begins to have doubts. Is Mary telling the truth? Did she invent her story about the rape? What is she hiding? With each shocking revelation, Paget is forced to question his defense, his ethics, and the whole legal system. Because no one, not even the judge, is completely innocent. And guilt is a matter of degree…

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312381615
Publisher: St. Martin''s Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/02/2010
Series: Christopher Paget Series , #2
Pages: 711
Sales rank: 540,406
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

RICHARD NORTH PATTERSON is the author of The Spire, Eclipse and fourteen other bestselling and critically acclaimed novels. Formerly a trial lawyer, he was the SEC liaison to the Watergate special prosecutor and has served on the boards of several Washington advocacy groups. He lives in San Francisco and on Martha's Vineyard with his wife, Dr. Nancy Clair.

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