By Reed Arvin
Reed Arvin's earlier novel, The final Goodbye, used to be "the smartest thing a mystery might be: suspenseful, clever, and good written" (Harlan Coben), and had the critics raving: People journal said, "You'll be hooked," and the New York Times declared it "sultry, devious, adrenaline-boosting suspense." Now comes a brilliant and haunting story of 1 man's look for the reality -- it doesn't matter what the consequences.
Thomas Dennehy, senior prosecutor in Davidson County, Tennessee, does not realize Nashville anymore: a decade of relentless immigration skill police officers are studying Spanish, and the DA' s place of work is seeking Vietnamese translators. Thomas's most recent case is prosecuting Moses Bol, a Sudanese refugee who faces the dying penalty for killing a white lady within the countries, a infamous, racially charged a part of city. Bol's conviction turns out yes, till a college professor claims Thomas despatched the incorrect guy to the loss of life chamber in a prior case. The DA' s workplace is rocked to its center, yet inside days one other blow falls: a gorgeous and wonderful anti-death penalty activist mysteriously surfaces as Bol's alibi, claiming she was once with him on the time of the crime. Bol's case turns into a lightning rod as protesters on either side converge on Nashville and tensions threaten to explode.
Meanwhile, Bol's alibi has her personal secrets and techniques -- and is fearful of a person operating behind the curtain to get what he wishes -- no matter if it potential murder.
Will Dennehy be capable of piece issues jointly in the beginning he believes in regards to the legislations, and approximately justice, is torn apart?
Vivid with the emotional complexity that has develop into the hallmark of Reed Arvin's paintings, Blood of Angels is full of nonstop motion, impeccable aspect, and unforgettable characters, making this a singular that's most unlikely to resist.