By Reed Arvin
Reed Arvin's earlier novel, The final Goodbye, used to be "the smartest thing a mystery may be: suspenseful, clever, and good written" (Harlan Coben), and had the critics raving: People journal acknowledged, "You'll be hooked," and the New York Times declared it "sultry, devious, adrenaline-boosting suspense." Now comes a brilliant and haunting story of 1 man's look for the reality -- it doesn't matter what the consequences.
Thomas Dennehy, senior prosecutor in Davidson County, Tennessee, does not realize Nashville anymore: a decade of relentless immigration ability law enforcement officials are studying Spanish, and the DA' s place of work is seeking Vietnamese translators. Thomas's most recent case is prosecuting Moses Bol, a Sudanese refugee who faces the loss of life penalty for killing a white girl within the countries, a infamous, racially charged a part of city. Bol's conviction turns out convinced, until eventually a college professor claims Thomas despatched the inaccurate guy to the loss of life chamber in a prior case. The DA' s place of work is rocked to its middle, yet inside of days one other blow falls: a gorgeous and outstanding anti-death penalty activist mysteriously surfaces as Bol's alibi, claiming she used to be with him on the time of the crime. Bol's case turns into a lightning rod as protesters on each side converge on Nashville and tensions threaten to explode.
Meanwhile, Bol's alibi has her personal secrets and techniques -- and is frightened of somebody operating backstage to get what he wishes -- whether it potential murder.
Will Dennehy have the capacity to piece issues jointly firstly he believes in regards to the legislation, and approximately justice, is torn apart?
Vivid with the emotional complexity that has develop into the hallmark of Reed Arvin's paintings, Blood of Angels is stuffed with nonstop motion, impeccable element, and unforgettable characters, making this a unique that's very unlikely to resist.
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