Silent Counsel

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Windermere Press, Incorporated, 2007 - Fiction - 332 pages
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Suppose the unimaginable: What if your child was killed in a hit-and-run? And the one person who knew the driver’s identity—his lawyer—didn’t have to tell you his name?

Silent Counsel is the story of just such a nightmare. After Stacy Altman’s six-year-old son is run down in front of their house, with no witnesses to the tragic accident, she learns that the driver has hired attorney Scott Heller to negotiate a plea arrangement with the prosecutor. But he’s instructed Scott to keep his name secret until a satisfactory agreement is in place. The prosecutor refuses to make a deal, and the court rebuffs Stacy’s efforts to force Scott to tell her—or even the authorities—who his client is, holding that it’s privileged information.

Since the court won’t do anything to help Stacy track down her son’s killer, she takes matters into her own hands. And she’s determined to make Scott talk—at any cost…

When Stacy's stalking of Scott's young daughter escalates into a kidnapping, Scott makes the only reasonable choice a parent can—cooperate and give up the client. That’s when Scott discovers that doing the right thing isn’t as easy as he thought—and now the mother isn’t the only one looking for the child’s killer.

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User Review  - Christopher Carter - Goodreads

An interesting book. Kind of a difficult read for me because with all of the explanations of the same thing by multiple characters but still worth the read Read full review

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User Review  - Rita Mccord - Goodreads

Silent Counsel was an engaging, suspenseful read with good twists of plot that illustrated how certain points of the legal justice system do/don't work. Isaacson leaves that up to the reader to decide. Riveting read! Read full review

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Ken Isaacson is an active member of the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in Morristown, New Jersey.

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