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Justice Gone

Justice Gone

by N. Lombardi Jr.
Justice Gone

Justice Gone

by N. Lombardi Jr.


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WINNER OF FIVE AWARDS 2020 INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD NEW YORK CITY BIG BOOK AWARD WINNER 2019 AMERICAN FICTION AWARD WINNER NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARD - Best legal thriller 2019 SILVER MEDAL WINNER 2019 READERS' FAVORITES AWARDS - Chosen by among their list of 10 Gripping and Intelligent Legal Thrillers When a homeless war veteran is beaten to death by the police, stormy protests ensue, engulfing a small New Jersey town. Soon after, three cops are gunned down. A multi-state manhunt is underway for a cop killer on the loose. And Dr. Tessa Thorpe, a veteran's counselor, is caught up in the chase. Donald Darfield, an African-American Iraqi war vet, war-time buddy of the beaten man, and one of Tessa's patients, is holed up in a mountain cabin. Tessa, acting on instinct, sets off to find him, but the swarm of law enforcement officers get there first, leading to Darfield's dramatic capture. Now, the only people separating him from the lethal needle of state justice are Tessa and ageing blind lawyer, Nathaniel Bodine. Can they untangle the web tightening around Darfield in time, when the press and the justice system are baying for revenge? Justice Gone is the first in a series of psychological thrillers involving Dr Tessa Thorpe, wrapped in the divisive issues of modern American society including police brutality and disenfranchised returning war veterans. N Lombardi Jr. is the author of compelling and heartfelt novel The Plain of Jars.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785358760
Publisher: Roundfire Books
Publication date: 02/22/2019
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.38(w) x 8.62(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

Author Nick Lombardi Jr. has spent over half his life in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, and he speaks five languages. He is the author of Journey Towards a Falling Sun and Plain of Jars, both published by Roundfire. An event in California in 2011 in which a homeless man was beaten to death lead Nick to write his newest novel, Justice Gone. Nick now lives in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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