The Plinko Bounce

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The Plinko Bounce

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A New York Times Book Review Best Thriller of 2023

For seventeen years, small-town public defender Andy Hughes has been underpaid to look after the poor, the addicted, and the unfortunate souls who constantly cycle through the courts, charged with petty crimes. Then, in the summer of 2020, he's assigned to a grotesque murder case that brings national media focus to rural Patrick County, Virginia--Alicia Benson, the wife of a wealthy businessman, is murdered in her home. The accused killer, Damian Bullins, is a cunning felon with a long history of violence, and he confesses to the police. He even admits his guilt to Andy. But a simple typographical error and a shocking discovery begin to complicate the state's case, making it possible Bullins might escape punishment. Duty-bound to give his client a thorough defense, Andy--despite his misgivings--agrees to fight for a not-guilty verdict, a decision that will ultimately force him to make profound, life-and-death choices, both inside and outside the courtroom.

With its unforgettable characters, insider's blueprint of the justice system, intricate plotting, and provocative, no-holds-barred ending, The Plinko Bounce demonstrates once again why Martin Clark has been called "the thinking man's John Grisham" by The New York Times and praised as "hands down, our finest legal-thriller writer" by Entertainment Weekly.

ISBN: 9798212410441

ISBN-10: 9798212410441

Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc.

Publication Date: 09/12/2023 - 12:00am

On Sale: 09/12/2023 - 12:00am

Language: English

Categories

Thrillers - Legal

Humorous - General

Legal