An unimaginable crime and the man who must defend it-a probing
psychological thriller from the author of "A Thousand Cuts."
A chance phone call throws the biggest muder case in southern
England into the hands of provincial attorney Leo Curtice.
Twelve-year- old Daniel Blake stands accused of murdering an
eleven-year-old girl. But who is truly responsible when one child
kills another? As Curtice sets out to defend the indefensible, he
soon finds himself pitted against an enraged community calling for
blood. When the buildup of pressure takes a sinister turn, he fears
for his wife and young daughter's safety. Must he choose between
his family and the life of a damaged child? With piercing
psychological insight, Lelic examines a community's response to a
Longlisted for the Crime Writers' Assocaition's Gold Dagger award
fro Best Novel of the Year and the Steel Dagger for Best
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