The Crime Writers' Association

Gold 2014

Nick Stone
The Verdict
longlisted
Sphere/Little, Brown

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An extraordinary departure from the award-winning thriller writer of ‘Mr Clarinet’; where old hostilities resurface in a tense court-room drama. The vivid characterizations, assured story-telling and cork-screw narrative makes one question the reliability of past history, and how its tendrils can ensnare the future, because how can your team credibly defend in court, a person who you once hated with a passion that stings?