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Juror no. 3 / James Patterson & Nancy Allen.

by Patterson, James [author.]; Allen, Nancy (Lawyer) [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Century, 2018Description: 22 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781780895307; 1780895305; 9781780895291; 1780895291.Other title: Juror number three.Subject(s): Trials (Murder) -- Fiction | Rosedale (Miss.) -- Fiction | Women lawyers -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction. | Legal stories.DDC classification: 813.6 Summary: Ruby Bozarth, a newcomer to Rosedale, Mississippi, is also fresh to the Mississippi Bar and to the docket of Circuit Judge Baylor, who taps Ruby as defence counsel in a racially charged felony. The murder of a woman from one of the town's oldest families has Rosedale's upper crust howling for blood, and the prosecutor is counting on Ruby's inexperience to help him deliver a swift conviction. Ruby's client is a college football star who has returned home after a career-ending injury, and she is determined to build a defence that will stick. She finds help in unexpected quarters from Suzanne, a hard-charging attorney armed to the teeth, and Shorty, a diner cook who knows more than he lets on. Ruby never belonged to the country-club set, but once she nearly married into it. As news breaks of a second murder, Ruby's ex-fiance, Lee Greene, shows up on her doorstep a Southern gentleman in need of a saviour. As lurid, intertwining investigations unfold, no one in Rosedale can be trusted, especially the twelve men and women impanelled on the jury. They may be hiding the most incendiary secret of all.
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Includes an excerpt from The 17th Suspect, the next instalment in The Women's Murder Club.

Ruby Bozarth, a newcomer to Rosedale, Mississippi, is also fresh to the Mississippi Bar and to the docket of Circuit Judge Baylor, who taps Ruby as defence counsel in a racially charged felony. The murder of a woman from one of the town's oldest families has Rosedale's upper crust howling for blood, and the prosecutor is counting on Ruby's inexperience to help him deliver a swift conviction. Ruby's client is a college football star who has returned home after a career-ending injury, and she is determined to build a defence that will stick. She finds help in unexpected quarters from Suzanne, a hard-charging attorney armed to the teeth, and Shorty, a diner cook who knows more than he lets on. Ruby never belonged to the country-club set, but once she nearly married into it. As news breaks of a second murder, Ruby's ex-fiance, Lee Greene, shows up on her doorstep a Southern gentleman in need of a saviour. As lurid, intertwining investigations unfold, no one in Rosedale can be trusted, especially the twelve men and women impanelled on the jury. They may be hiding the most incendiary secret of all.

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