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By Greg Rucka

ISBN-10: 0553897330

ISBN-13: 9780553897333

Greg Rucka has earned the type of acceptance that each one mystery writers envy: his crime fiction grabs readers through the throat and compels them to learn as though their very own lives have been at stake. Now, in an electrifying departure, Rucka creates a brand new type of hero: a broken younger lady in unfastened fall who’s not just in danger—but dangerous.

A Fistful of Rain

Mim Bracca is driving the quick lane instantly off the tip of the realm. Now she’s coming domestic with out a task, with out a destiny, and and not using a prayer—and just one final probability to get her ft below her, or cross down ceaselessly. yet domestic has its personal terrors, together with a prior Mim has performed every thing attainable to go away behind.

Now that previous is coming again with the surprising pace and lethal reason of a sniper’s bullet, aimed to ruin her as soon as and for all. whilst Mim suffers her first blackout, waking up dazed and bloodied, she’s yes she’s hit rock bottom.

She’s improper. She’s merely simply all started to fall.

The photographs are invasive, obscene, and everywhere in the web for a person to determine. How they obtained there, the place and once they have been shot, and by means of whom, Mim has no notion. And earlier than the research into the problem even starts, a brutal homicide makes it transparent that no matter what Mim thinks her lifestyles has been in the past, she’s approximately to benefit it’s all a lie.

The type of lie that may kill.

Written with lovely originality, A Fistful of Rain crosses the road keeping apart the responsible from the blameless because it takes us on a breakneck journey of deceit and double pass and—quite possibly—the final twenty-four hours in Mim Bracca’s stormy lifestyles.

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It is an atmosphere associated with a circus rather than with a place of the most serious forensic activities. When Doowinkle makes his entry in the second incident of this series of episodes, he is an unknown entity. The atmosphere at the start of this particular case is full of both informality and a certain disrespect on the part of the audience, but indicates precisely the nature of what is expected to take place as entertainment rather than highly serious proceedings: John faced the bench.

We continue to hold the view that for us the principal interest lies in uncovering the ideology of film. We do recognise that for others, other goals inform their practice. For us, though, law and film is part of the ongoing struggle against oppression rather than some exercise in aesthetic scholasticism (Greenfield et al. 2010: vii–viii). ’ To many Americans, this modern maxim embodies the pivotal role of the lawyer: control of the narrative. Whether drafting a contract or laying out evidence in a courtroom, the lawyer’s ability to manipulate language determines the outcome of the client’s case.

Most of the investigation proceedings take place in the judge’s court and much depends on the judge’s discretion and his common sense. Both the novelist Henry Fielding (1707–54) and his half-brother John (1721–80) worked as magistrates in eighteenth-century London. O. SAUERBERG Runners, and a record of criminals, in addition to many other innovative initiatives to do with crime, punishment and rehabilitation. The legal exploits of John Fielding, blinded in a navy accident when he was a young man, have been fictionalized in a number of novels by American writer Bruce Cook, writing his Fielding novels under the pen name of Bruce Alexander.

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