Jury of One

Jury of One

by David Ellis

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From the Edgar Award–winning author of Life Sentence and Line of Vision.

In Jury of One, Shelly Trotter, an able and determined lawyer and a children’s rights advocate, is thrust into a world in which she’s completely unschooled—the criminal court. Her client is a 17-year-old accused of killing a policeman, and she begins to suspect that he may have been involved in an undercover operation to entrap dirty cops, though his role in the scheme remains unclear. Was he the target or the bait—and what does the prosecution really have against him?

Then comes the shocker: Shelly fears that she has a connection to this boy, something she has kept secret for years, knowledge that she has hidden from her family and friends for most of her adult life. And as the evidence against the boy mounts, she finds that nothing—not legal ethics, not a statewide political campaign that could swing in the balance—will stop her from keeping him off death row. For with this client, she is truly a jury of one.
“Compelling.”—Entertainment Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101658178
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/01/2005
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 90,414
File size: 705 KB

About the Author

David Ellis’s Line of Vision won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel. He is a thirty-six-year-old partner in a Chicago law firm and recently served as deputy counsel to the speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives. He lives in Chicago.

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