Synopses & Reviews
In Saudi Arabia, two American missionaries are targeted by the infamousreligious police--Muttawa. The man is tortured and killed; his wife arrestedon trumped-up charges before being deported to the United States. Compelledby the injustice of her plight, young attorney Brad Carlson files anunprecedented civil rights suit against Saudi Arabia and the ruthless head ofthe Muttawa. But the suit unleashes powerful forces that will stop at nothingto vindicate the Arabian kingdom. Witnesses are intimidated and some disappear;jurors are bribed; and a member of Brad's own team may be attemptingto sabotage the case. As Brad navigates a maze of treachery and deception, he must gamble his case, his career, and the lives of those he loves on hisability to bring justice to one family, challenge the religious intolerance of anation, and alter the course of international law. Directed Verdict is a Christy Award-winning novel.