Synopses & Reviews
Frank Galvin, a smart Irishman from the tough side of town, is the star litigator at a blue-chip Boston law firm. But the irresistible lure of a beautiful woman with a devastating secret threatens his hard-won acceptance by "the establishment."
Suddenly, Frank finds himself on the wrong side of a ferocious legal war-hired to destroy the people he he trusts, loyal to those he doesn't. He's facing the biggest choice of his career-and the ultimate battle between duty and honor.
Caught in the crossfire of sexual temptation and murder, he'll call on the same unorthodox methods that made things sizzle in The Verdict. But this time, Galvin's got a lot more at stake, because winning the case could mean losing everything.
"Better than Presumed Innocent.
" --The Washington Post
"May be the best novel of legal infighting ever." --Kirkus
"Electrifying." --Boston Phoenix
"Seething!" --New York Times Book Review
"Passionate!" --Melvin Belli
"Ingenious!" --Publishers Weekly
About the Author
is a name partner in a Boston law firm specializing in medical malpractice cases, and in Chairman of the Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association. His first novel, The Verdict,
was made into the acclaimed movie starring Paul Newman, and won five Academy Award nominations. Mr. Reed assisted in writing the screenplay. His current novel, The Choice,
has been optioned to Touchstone, with Alec Baldwin slated to star as Galvin. Mr. Reed is a graduate of Holy Cross College, attended University of Southern California Law School, and is a graduate of Boston College Law School. He and his family live in the Boston area.