The Prosecutor

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The Prosecutor

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This enjoyable romantic suspense tale is a great look at the machinations involved in the legal world and also provides a heartbreaking perspective on the difficulty of proving one’s innocence. The author does a wonderful job of presenting compelling characters who each are convinced of their version of the truth and the somewhat frightening journey to the answer as complicated by the infamous ‘blue wall’ provides an entertaining escalation of tension. I love the contrast between Emma and Penny and sincerely hope that Penny gets her own story as well because I love her larger than life personality. This is an entertaining and intriguing light read.

“The Prosecutor” by Adrienne Giordano is part of the Harlequin Intrigue series and features attorney Zac Hennings who is forced into close proximity with the sister of the convicted murderer who is the center of a politically sensitive uproar. Emma Sinclair is ecstatic to gain the help of the ebullient lawyer Penny Hennings who is anxious to shake up her older brother’s life in more ways than one. Zac has to deal with both the political and ethical implications of the new revelations that not only threaten his profession but complicate his attraction to the persistent Emma. Unfortunately, not only is his heart at risk but lives are also threatened.

Book Blurb for The Prosecutor

Two attorneys with everything to lose fight for justice in THE PROSECUTOR by USA TODAY bestselling author Adrienne Giordano 

Chicago assistant state's attorney Zac Hennings just got handed a political hot potato: keeping the convicted murderer in a high-profile case behind bars. He's up against his most formidable—and alluring—adversary. First-year law student Emma Sinclair is passionately fighting to free her brother. But she needs the take-no-prisoners prosecutor's help. 

Caught between attraction and letting a killer go free, Zac walks a tightrope. Until evidence surfaces that the real culprit's still out there. With his career and Emma's life on the line, Zac races to right a terrible wrong. Refusing to back down, he'll bring a cunning lawbreaker to justice—or die trying.

Night Owl Reviews May, 2014 4.00