Suspicion of Deceit by Barbara Parker

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Barbara Parker's searing explorations of Miami's glamour, violence, and convoluted legal system have meant soaring sales for each of her novels. In Suspicion of Deceit, Parker's recurring character, attorney Gail Connor, finds her world spinning out of control as her fiance, Anthony Quintana, is questioned in the deaths of several people with ties to Cuba. Gail's investigations on Anthony's behalf only seem to lead to more questions about his past and his loyalties, and the realization that soon she will either save - or destroy - the man she loves. •Simultaneous paperback publication of Criminal Justice by Signet (1,000,000 copies first printing) will contain a teaser chapter from Suspicion of Deceit. •The return of the enormously popular characters from her first two books, attorneys Gail Connor and Anthony Quintana. •Barbara Parker is an Edgar Award Finalist for Best First Novel by an American author.

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Barbara Parker was born in Columbia, South Carolina on January 28, 1947. She studied drama at the University of South Florida. Before graduation she switched her major to history and then went to law school at the University of Miami. She worked as a prosecutor in the state attorney's office in Miami and then went into private practice. She also received a master's degree in creative writing from Florida International University (Miami). Initially, she began writing stories for her son, but it soon became a hobby and eventually her new career. Her first mystery, Suspicion of Innocence, was published in 1994 and became a CBS Movie of the Week entitled Sisters and Other Strangers. She wrote 12 novels during her lifetime including Blood Relations, Criminal Justice, The Dark of Day, and the Suspicion series. She died on March 7, 2009 at the age of 62.
Published April 1, 2014 by Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller. 336 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror, Action & Adventure, Crime, Political & Social Sciences. Fiction

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 Messy, overplotted third volume in Parker's Suspicion series (Suspicion of Guilt, 1995, etc.) continues the travails of Miami lawyer Gail Connor.

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Miami attorney Gail Connor plunges into volatile Cuban-American politics in her third heady adventure (after Suspicion of Guilt.) When Gail's client, the Miami Opera, hires fast-rising singer Thomas N

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