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From John Hart, the masterful New York Times bestselling and two-time Edgar Award-winning author of The Last Child and Down River, comes this tour de force of murder and the dark ripples it sends through a man, his family and community.

Jackson Workman Pickens—known to most as Work—mindlessly holds together his life: a failing law practice left to him when his father, Ezra, mysteriously disappeared, a distant wife, and a fragile sister, Jean, damaged by the shared past theyve endured.

And then Ezras body is discovered.

Set to inherit his fathers fortune, Work becomes a prime suspect. But so does Jean. Fearing the worst, Work launches his own investigation, crossing paths with a power-hungry detective, a string of damning evidence, and the ugly rumors that swirl within his small, moneyed Southern town.  Desperate for the redemption that has eluded him for so many years and stripped of everything he once valued, Work fights to save his sister, clear his name, and regain the love of the woman to whom he gave his heart so many years before.

Praise for King of Lies:

“The King of Lies moves and reads like a book on fire.” ---Pat Conroy

"Grisham-style intrigue and Turow-style brooding." --New York Times

“[An] ambitious debut thriller…a gripping performance.” --People Magazine

"Compares favorably to the best of Scott Turow" --Publishers Weekly (starred)

"A striking new talent." --Entertainment Weekly

 

About the Author

John Hart is the New York Times bestselling author of Down River and The Last Child. The only author in history to win the best novel Edgar Award for consecutive novels, John has also won the Barry Award and England's Steel Dagger Award for best thriller of the year. He was born and raised in North Carolina. For a time he practiced criminal defense law, but left to focus on his writing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781250024404
Publisher:
Minotaur Books
Subject:
Suspense
Author:
Hart, John
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Suspense
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20120522
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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