Missing Justice

Missing Justice

A Samantha Kincaid Mystery

Book - 2004
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Newly promoted Deputy District Attorney Samantha Kincaid's first assignment back after a much-needed vacation is a hot one: Judge Clarissa Easterbrook has gone missing from a wealthy Portland neighborhood, and Sam has to make the DA look good until the prodigal judge returns. Yet it soon becomes clear that the woman didn't vanish voluntarily-and it's no surprise when her bludgeoned body turns up at a local construction site.
What is surprising is how quickly a suspect is apprehended while Clarissa's husband, a prominent surgeon, is cleared of suspicion. It all seems a bit cut-and-dried to Sam, especially when she discovers that Clarissa was keeping secrets that the city's elite would prefer to stay hidden.
Now, with each piece of the puzzle she uncovers, Sam is getting closer to the truth-and to the wrong side of some very powerful people. It seems Clarissa's secrets may have caught up to her in the worst of ways. And in her quest to exonerate an innocent man, Sam could be next in line...
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2004.
ISBN: 9780312933159
Characteristics: 354 p. ;,25 cm.


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Nov 23, 2017

Portland Mystery

nfentonn Dec 30, 2013

If you like your cop/ADA novels peppered with feminist asides, this one's for you. Also needs lots of trial dialogue to advance the plot

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