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When his father is found murdered, the investigation into the crime uncovers dark family secrets that threaten to unravel the life of North Carolina lawyer Work Pickens and those of his troubled sister, her combative girlfriend, his gold-digging socialite wife, and other small-town characters. A first novel. 75,000 first printing.
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'Smart and swift-moving... Hart knows his way around the courtrooms and jailhouses...the way that Grisham and Turow do' (Pat Conroy)
'Akin to the close-range gut-roiling atmosphere summoned by the legal thrillers of Scott Turow' (New York Times)
'Presumed Innocent meets Fatal Attraction. Hart's prose is like Raymond Chandler's, angular and hard...' (Entertainment Weekly)
'Nobody does hate like Southerners, and you'll find plenty of it in the characters slithering through this well-spun murder mystery... a gripping performance' (People magazine)
'A fast-paced mystery debut' (Wall Street Journal)
John Hart has hit a home run with his first novel, The King Of Lies, which has garnered universal and well-deserved rave reviews (Deadly Pleasures)
A lovely writing style that's full-bodied and lyrical (Deadly Pleasures)
'Presumed Innocent meets Fatal Attraction... Hart's prose is like Raymond Chandler's, angular and hard...' - Entertainment Weekly
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