From the hot new suspense writer critics predict will have Grisham
fans "switching their allegiance in midstream" comes a thrilling
tale of love and murder set on the mean streets and in the sleek
society haunts of Atlanta. . . .
Sleeping with a client's gorgeous girlfriend may have been the
gutsiest move in Jack Hammond's formerly booming law career, but it
wasn't the smartest. Booted from his elite law firm, Jack now
scrapes by as a court-appointed attorney, his client list a
revolving door of small-time drug offenders and petty
When his friend -- a computer whiz and former addict who'd brought
his life back from the brink -- is found dead in his apartment with
a syringe stuck in his arm, Jack knows something is very
Where the cops see just another overdose, Jack sees a murder.
Investigating the case, he learns that his friend was obsessed with
a beautiful singer -- who also happens to be half of the most
popular power couple in Atlanta.
Talented and privileged, the spellbinding Michele Sonnieris
nevertheless a deeply troubled woman, plagued by secrets. Against
his better judgment -- and in a disturbing echo of his earlier fall
from grace -- Jack is pulled further and further into her world,
where he discovers more suspicious deaths, all pointing toward a
A volatile tale of love, betrayal, and murder shot through with
tenderness and poignant humanity, The Last Goodbye is a
riveting thriller with a thunderously beating heart, a masterful
page-turner that probes the meaning of love and the burdens of the
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