Directed Verdict by Randy Singer
By Randy Singer
Within the face of injustice, one individual dedicated to a holy reason could make a distinction. this is often the tale of the way one legal professional, faced with the martyrdom of a Christian missionary, stands as much as injustice regardless of probably insurmountable odds.
In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, American missionaries are unique via the notorious non secular police-the Muttawa. the fellow is tortured and killed; his spouse arrested on trumped-up fees sooner than being deported to the U.S.
Compelled through the injustice of her plight, younger legal professional Brad Carson documents an unheard of civil rights swimsuit opposed to Saudi Arabia and the ruthless head of the Muttawa. however the swimsuit unleashes strong forces that may cease at not anything to vindicate the Arabian country. Witnesses are intimidated and a few disappear, jurors are bribed, and a member of Brad's personal staff will be trying to sabotage the case.
As Brad navigates a maze of treachery and deception, he needs to gamble his case, his profession, and the lives of these he loves-including outstanding co-counsel Leslie Conners-on the power of his workforce to carry justice to 1 relations, problem the non secular intolerance of a country, and change the process overseas legislation.
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C. for a concert. " Linnet heard herself giggling and swallowed the sound. Am I getting drunk? She decided she should have consumed more dinner or less wine. "Tell that to Robin. She thought I spoiled Dee anyway, but that's what aunts are for, right? " "She didn't like the idea very much, but it was either that or keep up the daily screaming matches with a rebellious teenager. Deanna behaved for me—usually. " "Mom agreed with that. " "He'd died the year before. " She picked up the bottle and found it empty.
The blue-haired girl had vanished. Chapter 6 «^» Aware that she had little hope of finding one person who'd faded into the crowd in the terminal, Linnet hurried back to the car-rental counter. She debated whether to tell Max about the futile chase. She decided not to mention the incident, at least for now. After all, she wasn't sure of the girl's identity. The panicked flight didn't mean much. Who wouldn't run if a strange woman started chasing her? Linnet irritably squelched a voice in the back of her mind that hinted she was withholding information from Max only because his own secretiveness annoyed her.
She had to suck air into her lungs before she could speak. " "I won't," came the muffled reply. " She obeyed. When she turned toward the bed again, Max flung off the sheet and sat up. Linnet didn't look away quickly enough. She wasn't sure whether to be disappointed or relieved when she saw the navy blue running shorts he'd slept in. They revealed more than enough—lean hips, muscular legs that went on forever, and a discreet bulge under the cloth. Her nipples tingled. Painfully aware of her reaction, she blushed hotly and fled from the room.