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Renaee Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she’s been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. But one night she catches two cases she doesn’t want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting.
When a matchmaker begins to question her latest match, Isabel Dalhousie is called upon to help.
From the courtrooms to the battlefields to the alleyways of Paris, with cameos from infamous figures in French history like Robespierre and Napoleon, the Patakis craft a sweeping, action-packed novel of the French Revolution.
A childhood spent in a dangerous cult left former police officer Sunday Night with a bone-deep instinct for survival that’s kept her alive into adulthood but left her mostly friendless.
New in paperback
The definitive bilingual edition, edited by Ilan Stavans, now in paperback.
We expect our judges to be honest and wise. We trust them to ensure fair trials, to protect the rights of all litigants, to punish those who do wrong, and to oversee the flow of justice.
But what happens when a judge bends the law or takes a bribe?