The King of Lies

Author(s): John Hart

Fiction - Crime

Jackson Workman Pickens�������¢�����������������������¢����������������Work�������¢���������������� to his friends�������¢����������������an unambitious lawyer in a small Southern town, has some serious baggage. His mother died a year ago from a �������¢����������������fall�������¢���������������� down the family�������¢����������������s colonial staircase and his father, Ezra, has been missing ever since. Work is left to deal with his psychologically damaged sister, his father�������¢����������������s legal caseload and his own rocky marriage. Power and greed bring many enemies, especially for a man as cruel as Ezra Pickens, so when his body turns up pretty much everyone in town is a suspect�������¢����������������but only one man is charged with the murder�������¢����������������With time, his wife and public opinion against him, Work embarks on his toughest case yet: proving his own innocence. His investigation will uncover a web of intrigue he could never have imagined�������¢����������������and he soon realises that no one is above suspicion�������¢����������������even those he loves most.


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General Fields

  • : 9780719523724
  • : John Murray General Publishing Division
  • : John Murray Publishers Ltd
  • : October 2007
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 400
  • : Crime & mystery
  • : John Hart