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The Child Comes First

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He can't afford to lose...

Trial attorney Simon Montgomery rarely loses a case. But when an eleven-year-old girl stands accused of murder, the courtroom superstar faces his toughest challenge. The child's social worker, Jayda Kavanagh, thinks it's open and shut: her client didn't do it. And Jayda will stop at nothing to prove her innocence.

Jayda isn't the only one who's bon

Paperback, Harlequin SuperRomance #1503, 247 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by Harlequin SuperRomance (first published June 1st 2008)
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This is a hard one to rate and review. It's somewhere between a two and a three. While there's a number of things the author cuts corners on, it is still an engaging story with a unique premise. I was invested in the story's outcome, but was aware I was reading a novel at all times with plot devices and character shortcuts blandly staring me in the face.

Our hero is Simon Montgomery, an ambitious lawyer gunning to make partner at his high-powered Baltimore law firm. When one of the firm's partner...more
An excellent story that brings the most unlikely people together. It shows the power of an innocent child. An eleven year old is being tried as an adult for murdering a younger child. Unbelievable. . . Very good read!
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