Synopses & Reviews
Like most public defenders, Rachel Stein is an adrenaline junkie. Inspired by the case of a battered woman who stabbed her husband to death, she devotes herself tireless to the womans defense, eager to finally create case law that can make a difference in these cases.
She isnt prepared to lose. When she does, she loses her grip on everything. Her partner, her relationship, her belief in her way of life.
If she cant save one woman, Rachel instead obsesses about saving the world. Revolution in Nicaragua beckons. Counting on her wits and humor, she embarks on an inside-out journey that may finally allow her to believe again in the people and life that she has loved.
A story of resourcefulness in a treacherously unstable world where bad things happen to good people, The Furthest City Light illuminates a journey of hope and revelations for a woman who cares too much. A Bella Attitude Novel.
About the Author
Jeanne Winer has been a criminal defense attorney for over thirty years, including death penalty cases. She is the author numerous published short stories and poems which have appeared in literary journals. A long time resident of Boulder, Colorado, she was co-counsel/cooperating attorney in the groundbreaking judicial overturning of the anti-LGBT rights Amendment 2. The Furthest City Light is her first novel.