The Final Judgment Author:Richard North Patterson Long estranged from her blue-blooded New England family, attorney Caroline Masters is summoned home to defend her niece against charges of murder. Police found 22-year-old Brett Allen blood-splattered and incoherent near the scene of the crime; the weapon covered with her fingerprints. — Caroline has doubts of her own about Brett's innocence. But... more » as the sensational trial heats up, she'll find disturbing inconsistencies in the testimony of the prosecution's star witness, and find herself facing some of the toughest challenges of her life and career--from trusting her former lover, state prosecutor Jackson Watts, to risking the federal judgeship she's worked her whole life for, to exposing a dark family secret that could save her niece, or destroy them both . . .« less
This book is definitely not a pager turner but I enjoyed reading it because of all the twists and turns. The characters are so well defined I started feeling for them. The one downside I had was I had the ending pretty much figured out early going in the book so that was a let down. Overall it was a pretty good read.
Long estranged from her blue-blooded New England family, attorney Caroline Masters is summoned home to defend her niece against charges of murder. Police found twenty-two-year old Brett Allen blood -spattered and incoherent near the scene of the crime, the weapon covered with her fingerprints.