When the killer of 12-year old Wendy Rogers is found not guilty by reason of insanity, Carol Rogers, her distraught mother, executes the killer right there in the courtroom, before he even has a chance to sit back down. Is she seen as a hero? No, she is indicted for first degree murder. To save herself from a life behind bars, she raises the only defense open to her. She hires the lawyer who defended here daughter's killer and the shrink who helped get him off, and pleads not guilty by reason of insanity. Her struggle for freedom against a crusading D.A. will leave you breathless. Also an ABC-TV Movie entitled "A Mother's Revenge."
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About the Author
Richard Speight served as an Assistant District Attorney and then practiced trial law for two decades before becoming a full-time writer. He has published two mystery novels (Desperate Justice and Triple Jeopardy, both by Warner Books) and four collections of inspirational stories (The Pancake Man and Friends, Second Helpings - More Stories from the Pancake Man, Fried Egg Sandwiches and Other Comforts of Home, and Read One Tonight and Call Me in the Morning, all by Abingdon Press). He taught trial law at Vanderbilt University for 14 years, and was a Writer in Residence at Belmont University for five years. He and his wife Barbara - a successful antiques and collectibles dealer, live in Nashville, Tennessee. Married for 48+ years, they have three children and nine grandchildren. He now spends his days writing for successful financial guru and talk-show host Dave Ramsey.