Guilt by Association

Guilt by Association

A Novel

Book - 2011
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A Deputy DA specializing in high-profile cases, Rachel Knight is addicted to her work and fiercely loyal to her friends. But when her colleague Jake is found dead in a seedy Los Angeles hotel room next to the body of a teenage male prostitute, Rachel realizes she might not know those around her as well as she thinks.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780316129510
0316129518
Branch Call Number: F CLARK
FICTION CLARK
Characteristics: 356 p. ; 24 cm

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gogo12127
Sep 07, 2017

Los Angeles D.A. Rachel Knight is a tenacious, wise-cracking, and fiercely intelligent prosecutor in the city's most elite division. When her colleague, Jake, is found dead at a grisly crime scene, Rachel is shaken to the core. She must take over his toughest case: the assault of a young woman from a prominent family. With her tremendous expertise in the nuances of Los Angeles courts and crime, and with a vibrant ensemble cast of characters, Marcia Clark combines intimate detail, riotous humor, and visceral action in her debut thriller. (Edited from library catalog description.)

Marcia Clark, of course, is the former Los Angeles deputy district attorney who was the lead prosecutor on the O. J. Simpson murder case. She co-wrote a bestselling nonfiction book about the trial, Without a Doubt, and was a frequent columnist on legal issues.
This is very good, especially for a first time novel. I didn't think it would be after reading the first twenty pages or so. I think it was because Rachel talks in a certain way that is unusual on first reading. Once I got past the initial pages and became accustomed to the voice of Rachel Knight, I really got into the book. It could have used an index, however, with all the characters floating in and out of the story. I look forward to read the next Rachel Knight novel.

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ranjanthana
May 10, 2012

I really enjoyed this book. A great debut novel. Looking forward to reading her next book.

debwalker May 03, 2011

Debut legal thriller by the lead prosecutor in the O.J. Simpson murder trial.

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22950006357453
Apr 20, 2011

great, just what we need , a crime book by the idiot that let oj go free.

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