The jury on a high-profile murder case discovers that the jury room can hold almost as many surprises as the courtroom. The story is told through the eyes of writer Libby Winslow, a juror in the trial of a playboy accused of murdering a model who spurned him. While lawyers argue and witnesses tell their story, the jurors experience their own little dramas, including Libby who debates which of two fellow jurors to have a fling with--Alex, the carpenter, or William, the banker. By the author of Any Given Moment.
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It's a good thing I didn't notice that Van Wormer also wrote "West End" or I might not have picked this out of the pile to read. While the other book was forgettable, "Jury Duty" was riveting. Van Wormer got the details of Manhattan jury service exactly right, and both the court case and personal interactions among the jurors were enthralling.
Review: Jury DutyUser Review - Goodreads
Interesting insight into a jury trial and the relationships that develop among the jurors. Probably a little far sighted, BUT the novel is very readable and interesting. The jurors represent all types ...