Defending Jacob by William Landay
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Defending Jacob
By William Landay

Defending Jacob

By (author) See other recent books by William Landay
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $39.99
Your Price: $35.99 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $6.95 per order
You Save: $4.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.80 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to order, no due date



Defending Jacob by William Landay

Book Description

When a teenaged boy is discovered stabbed to death in the woods adjoining the local high school, a wave of shock ripples through the suburban community of Newton, outside of Boston. Assistant district attorney Andy Barber is used to dealing with murder and its after-effects, but with his own son, Jacob, also a student at the school, he too is anxious for a swift arrest and conviction. But as the kids appear to be stonewalling the cops and the investigation stalls, evidence emerges that ties Jacob to the crime - and suddenly Andy faces a very different challenge: preventing his son from being convicted of murder. Together with his wife, Laurie, the family closes ranks in the midst of an increasingly hostile community as Andy prepares for the trial of his life, the one trial he cannot afford to lose. Especially when the emergence of his own dark family secrets threatens to undermine Jacob's defence. And as the drama reaches its climax, Andy and Laurie have to face every parent's toughest questions: how well do you really know your own child, and how far would you go to save them?

Buy Defending Jacob book by William Landay from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781409115373
ISBN-10: 1409115372
Classification: Crime & mystery
Format: Hardback (238mm x 159mm x 38mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


You might also like...

Murphy's Law by Rhys Bowen Murphy's Law by Rhys Bowen

Molly Murphy always knew she'd end up in trouble, just as her mother had predicted. So when she commits murder in self-defence, she flees her cherished Ireland for the anonymous shores of America. When she arrives in New York and sees the welcoming promise of freedom in the Statue of Liberty, Molly begins to breathe a little easier.

For the Love of Mike by Rhys Bowen For the Love of Mike by Rhys Bowen

Having inherited the cases of her deceased mentor Paddy Reilly, private investigator Molly Murphy is following philandering husbands, tracking down runaway debutantes and working in a sweatshop to discover who is purloining dress designs. None of these jobs seem very dangerous at first.

Detection Collection by The Detection Club Detection Collection by The Detection Club

Ten years since it was first published in hardback, and now for the first time in mass market paperback, this volume of short stories by the cream of British crime writing talent celebrates 75 years of the quintessential Detection Club.

Disappeared by Anthony Quinn Disappeared by Anthony Quinn

A string of murders are all connected by a single strand spun out of the past... but as Inspector Celcius Daly knows, the past is never dead... it's not even past.

» View more books like these...

Books By Author William Landay


Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Defending Jacob book by William Landay and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - William Landay

William Landay was an assistant district attorney before he turned to writing. He lives in Boston.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by William Landay close
Strangler by William Landay
Mission Flats by William Landay
Defending Jacob by William Landay
Defending Jacob by William Landay
Defending Jacob by William Landay
Strangler by William Landay
Mission Flats by William Landay
Mission Flats by William Landay
Defending Jacob by William Landay
Strangler by William Landay
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close