The Hearing Author:John Lescroart The call comes at midnight. An up-and-coming lawyer has been found dead in a dark alley, a homeless heroin addict holding a gun and lingering over her body. It looks like a robbery gone awry, atragic and petty murder. But for homicide lieutenant Abe Glitsky, the crime cuts close to home. Becasue Glitsky has a personal connection to this woman th... more »at evenhis best friend, Lawyer Dismas Hardy, doesn't suspect.
Now,as the city's ambitious D.A. tries to revive her troubled administration by seeking the death penalty, DIdmas Hary warily takes on the defense. But as he atempts to put his feelings aside and secure a fair hearing for his client, fragile fault lines of corruption, conspiracy, and murder begin to tremble under his scrutiny-- and send shock waves through the city of San Francisco.« less