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The Last Defense (Nikki Hill #3)
Praised as the "literary dream team" (Entertainment Weekly), prosecutor Christopher Darden and award-winning author Dick Lochte return with a novel about a troubled lawyer with one chance to defend his career-and his life.
Paperback, 400 pages
Published January 6th 2004 by Onyx
(first published 2002)
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The third pairing of former O.J. Simpson prosecutor Darden (In Contempt) and veteran mystery author Lochte (Sleeping Dog, etc.) pinballs the non-stop action from courtroom to bar room to bedroom. At the center of it all is Mercer Early, an ambitious young lawyer at the prestigious African-American law firm Carter and Hansborough. From his successful defense of a punk drug dealer whose father is a pillar of the church and the community to his romance with Vanessa Hansborough, the senior partner's ...more
Christopher Allen Darden is an American lawyer, writer, lecturer and practicing attorney. He was a 15-year veteran of the Los Angeles County District Attorney, where he was assigned to the prosecution of O. J. Simpson. Darden gained fame during the O. J. Simpson murder case when he asked Simpson to try on the once-blood-soaked gloves.More about Christopher Darden...
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