READER REVIEW: "Whoever you are, male or female, this read will leave you breathless, leaving you wanting more and more...The story itself literally moves at lightning speed. It's well constructed, consistently absorbing you with every page full of twists, character revelations, and back stories that you could not have imagined. I become so involved in this ingenious thriller that it left me wondering what was going to happen next, almost making me skip pages, but nah I controlled myself, barely. I read it until my eyes became so sore that I had to put it down and take a walk ." --Natalia
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Rating: 3.8 stars
The good news is that public defender Summer Neuwirth just won her first case, which involved a brutal rape and kidnapping.
The bad news? Her client was guilty.
What's more, he knows all about Summer's past.
As Summer pursues her next case, this time to keep an innocent woman off death row, elements of that past--a mysterious case of childhood amnesia, her police officer father's involvement with a serial killer, a terrifying attack she survived just months earlier--entwine with her present legal work, her missing mother, and her rocky relationship with a private investigator, all of which culminate in a thrilling trial... and terror.
Adam L. Penenberg is a journalism professor at New York University who has written for Fast Company, Forbes, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Wired, Slate, Playboy, and the Economist. A former senior editor at Forbes and a reporter for Forbes.com, Penenberg garnered national attention in 1998 for unmasking serial fabricator Stephen Glass of the New Republic. Penenberg's story was a watershed for online investigative journalism and portrayed in the film Shattered Glass (Steve Zahn plays Penenberg).
Penenberg has published several books that have been optioned for film and serialized in the New York Times Magazine, Wired UK, and the Financial Times, and won a Deadline Club Award for feature reporting for his Fast Company story "Revenge of the Nerds," which looked at the future of movie-making. He has appeared on NBC's The Today Show as well as on CNN and all the major news networks, and has been quoted about media and technology in the Washington Post, the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, Wired News, Ad Age, Marketwatch, Politico, and many others.
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