The Undertaker's Widow

The Undertaker's Widow

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A cold-blooded murder.nbsp;nbsp;A beautiful suspect.nbsp;nbsp;An honest judge forced to do the unthinkable.

New York Times bestselling author Phillip Margolin is a master of legal suspense.nbsp;nbsp;In this explosive novel, a simple case of self-defense becomes a nightmare in which justice itself is held hostage.

Judge Richard Quinn is young, idealistic, and honest to a fault.nbsp;nbsp;That's why he's handed the most sensational homicide case in Oregon history.nbsp;nbsp;Locked in a race for the U.S.nbsp;nbsp;Senate, Ellen Crease gunned down the intruder who murdered her wealthy husband.nbsp;nbsp;In a single, brutal instant she became a widow, a victim, and a hero.nbsp;nbsp;

Yet disturbing questions remain.nbsp;nbsp;What secrets did the man who started his fortune running mortuaries keep that might have cost him his life? What about the son frozen out of his will? Or his wife's political enemies? And what about Ellen Crease herself?

Soon it becomes clear that a deadly plot of murder, blackmail, passion, and double cross is unfolding around Judge Richard Quinn.nbsp;nbsp;And unless he breaks the rules, justice will not only be blind, it will be the final victim.
ISBN: 9780553580884


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I am unfamiliar with USA legal system and I found this plot too politically and technically bloated to follow the plot. I usually enjoy this author but this novel is off the mark.

Jan 31, 2015

Put your thinking cap aside so that you do not get distracted by all errors in logic and the things that just don't make sense. The book is an entertaining quick read but definitely nothing memorable.

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