The Ophelia Cut

A Novel
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Author(s): John Lescroart
Series: Dismas Hardy Series No: 14
Original Publish Date: May 07, 2013
Product Number: EB00573408
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781476709178
Publisher: Atria Books
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WHEN A BRUTAL RAPIST IS MURDERED, A LOVING FATHER STANDS ACCUSED OF THE CRIME. DEFENSE ATTORNEY DISMAS HARDY MUST DEFEND HIS BROTHER-IN-LAW AND OLD FRIEND MOSES McGUIRE IN A THRILLING CASE THAT HITS FAR TOO CLOSE TO HOME. Moses McGuire has good reason to be concerned about his beautiful twenty-three-year-old daughter, Brittany. She moves quickly from one boyfriend to the next, and always seems to prefer a new and mysterious stranger to a man she knows something about. But her most recent ex, Rick Jessup, isn't willing to let her go, culminating in a terrible night when Brittany is raped. Within twenty-four hours, Rick Jessup is dead, Moses McGuire is the prime suspect in the investigation, and Dismas Hardy has been hired to defend his brother-in-law. Making things even more complicated, McGuire has fallen off the wagon, and his stay in prison could bring to light old secrets that would destroy Hardy and his closest colleagues' careers. As the overwhelming evidence against McGuire piles up, Dismas Hardy focuses on planting doubt in the minds of the jurors—until, in a feat of legal ingenuity that is staggering in both its implications and its simplicity, Hardy sees a new way forward that might just save them all. But at what price? For the first time since 2009, Dismas Hardy, the author's most beloved protagonist, returns in a masterful novel that showcases Lescroart's extraordinary story-telling gifts: a cast of flesh-and-blood characters, morally complex situations, and relentless, nail-biting suspense.

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Author(s): John Lescroart
Narrator(s): David Colacci
Series:
Product Number B01022
Released: Jan 08, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
ISBN: #9781611064209
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Author(s): John Lescroart
Narrator(s): David Colacci
Series:
Product Number BN2207
Released: Jan 08, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
ISBN: #9781611064148