After dark : [a novel]

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Bantam Books, 1996 - Fiction - 384 pages
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Gone, But Not Forgottenrocketed Phillip Margolin into the select company of million-selling novelists. Here he displays again the same genius for best-selling suspense in another intricate, breathtaking thriller of multiple murder in the legal community of the Pacific Northwest.

Laura Rizzati, a law clerk for Oregon Supreme Court Justice Robert Griffen, is found slain late one night in the deserted courthouse. Her office is ransacked—but nothing seems to be missing. There are no suspects and no clues.

The following month Griffen himself is killed by a car bomb in the driveway of his Portland home. This time, though, there is a suspect: in a shocking turn of events, Abigail Griffen, star prosecutor in the Multnomah County District Attorney's office and estranged wife of Justice Griffen, is charged with first degree murder.

With the same gripping suspense that droveGone, But Not Forgottenonto the bestseller lists, this is a complex legalthriller with a truly startling ending.
 

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After dark

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If Margolin's new novel of legal intrigue isn't hot stuff, a lot of readers will be disappointed; his Gone, but Not Forgotten (LJ 6/15/91) sold over a million copies. Here, a high-profile prosecutor is accused of murder. Read full review

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Burning Man - Heartstone - Gone But Not Forgotten not found on a list so far. Got these books the night Philip Margolin spoke in St Helens about the Maltese Falcon and then about his writing career. I ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
17
Section 3
29
Section 4
43
Section 5
58
Section 6
74
Section 7
83
Section 8
89
Section 17
174
Section 18
182
Section 19
192
Section 20
207
Section 21
215
Section 22
223
Section 23
245
Section 24
261

Section 9
98
Section 10
110
Section 11
116
Section 12
128
Section 13
137
Section 14
150
Section 15
156
Section 16
164
Section 25
275
Section 26
293
Section 27
304
Section 28
326
Section 29
335
Section 30
342
Section 31
351
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About the author (1996)

Phillip Margolin was a practicing criminal defense attorney for twenty-five years, has tried many highprofile cases and has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. His previous novels are Heartstone, The Last Innocent Man, Gone, but Not Forgotten, After Dark, and The Burning Man. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and two children.

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