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He is a madman known as the Scarecrow. For eight years he has languished in prison, convicted of a vicious attack that left a rookie policewoman near death--and unable to remember her past. When DNA evidence surfaces that frees him, Teresa Harnett must face the possibility that her flawed memory put the wrong man behind bars. But then the phone calls begin--and the crackly ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by Jove
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Sep 20, 2007 LJ rated it really liked it
Straw Men - VG
Martin J. Smith
Teresa Harnett has been unable to remember the circumstances of the attack that left her almost dead eight years ago. With the help of her devoted husband, she's finally beginning to put her life together again. But then the man who was convicted of the crime is released from prison after DNA evidence indicates that he may not have been responsible. So who's making the frightening phone calls, repeating the phrase from the attack that only the man dubbed the Scarecro
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Author Martin J. Smith was editor-in-chief of the monthly Orange Coast magazine from 2007 to 2016, and a former senior editor of the Los Angeles Times Magazine. He wrote three crime novels, "Time Release," "Shadow Image," and the Edgar Award-nominated "Straw Men," before turning his writing energy to nonfiction books, including "Oops: 20 Life Lessons from the Fiascoes That Shaped America," "Poplor ...more
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