The Suspect by John Lescroart
(Dismas Hardy, Book 11)

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Carelessly confident that the cops will recognize his innocence when his wife is found murdered, Stuart Gorman tells them everything-and becomes not only the number-one suspect, but number-one with a bullet. He reluctantly hires lawyer Gina Roake. Back in the game after a personal loss of her own, Gina knows all too well that innocence is no guarantee of justice...

About John Lescroart

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John Lescroart is the author of twenty-three previous novels, including the New York Times bestsellers Damage, Treasure Hunt, and The 13th Juror. He lives in Northern California. M.J. Rose is the international bestselling author of twelve novels, one of which (The Reincarnationist) was the basis of the television series Past Lives. She is a founding board member of International Thriller Writers and the founder of the first marketing company for authors: She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Published January 16, 2007 by Signet. 412 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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The author's latest legal thriller assigns a starring role to Gina Roake, yet another in his ever-expanding corps of regulars from the San Francisco justice system.

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Dryden's sister, who is poised to jump her brother-in-law's bones before Dryden even makes it to the cooling board;

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John Lescroart's thriller focuses on a scary truism about our legal system: Innocence can be harder to prove than guilt.

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A big plus is the fact that Gina sincerely believes Stuart did not kill his wife in spite of some evidence that pops up that is not in Stuart's favor.

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