By Tara Taylor Quinn
Felony courtroom pass judgement on Hannah Montgomery is presiding over a homicide trial in Phoenix, Arizona. whilst the jury unearths the defendant, Bobby Donahue, now not responsible, Hannah is confident they've reached the inaccurate verdict. in particular whilst unusual issues commence occurring round her...
For something, a pass judgement on she's constantly depended on is making judgements she doesn't comprehend. for one more, her pediatrician is being puzzled within the deaths of numerous younger patients--including Hannah's followed son. The police say it was once homicide. Dr. Brian Hampton says he's been framed.
Still reeling from grief on the lack of her baby, Hannah not understands who to think, who's mendacity and who's no longer. regardless of her religion in Brian, she starts to wonder whether he's betrayed her. Is he
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The man next to her muttered the word, causing Mattie’s gaze to fly back to Dom. Her heartbeat skyrocketed out of control. His left leg had slipped out from under him, interrupting his reach for rock. He didn’t flail or kick the way Mattie would have expected. Instead, he hung suspended in air, his only lifeline his right-handed grip on the small overhang. Panic reared its ugly claws. The tornado swirled to life inside her, just like it had when they’d been together and she’d imagined him being gunned down on the job.
Jordan picked at a nail. “Sometimes I want to. But I can’t. ” Standing, she walked toward the framed picture of John Nolan, who’d died when she was five. Picking it up, she stared at it. “Sometimes I wish I had two dads. ” She glanced at Mattie, who swiftly inhaled. Because at that moment, Jordan looked so much like her father—her real father—it made her want to weep. Maybe sensing her mood, Jordan put down the picture frame and threw herself into Mattie’s arms. They hugged until Mattie pulled away and smoothed Jordan’s hair from her face.
Dom and Mattie’s story is particularly special to me because I was able to use my experiences as a criminal prosecutor to add authenticity to the courtroom settings. Plus, I’ve always been fascinated by the idea of young lovers who connect a little too early and are torn apart, but then, after growing and living and learning what really matters to them, are able to reunite so that their bond is not just stronger, but unbreakable. Every book I write is meant to inspire and empower the belief that our capacity for love and goodness never dies.