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The Resource Summary justice, John Fairfax

Summary justice, John Fairfax

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Summary justice
Title
Summary justice
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John Fairfax
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Language
eng
Summary
This is the first of a series of courtroom dramas featuring two maverick lawyers driven to fight injustice at any cost. The last time Tess de Vere saw William Benson she was a law student on work experience. He was a twenty one year old, led from the dock of the Old Bailey to begin a life sentence for murder. He'd said he was innocent. She'd believed him. Sixteen years later Tess overhears a couple of hacks mocking a newcomer to the London Bar, a no-hoper with a murder conviction, running his own show from an old fishmonger's in Spitalfields. That night she walks back into Benson's life. The price of his rehabilitation ,and access to the Bar, is an admission of guilt to the killing of Paul Harbeton, whose family have vowed revenge. He's an outcast. The government wants to shut him down and no solicitor will instruct him. But he's subsidised by a mystery benefactor and a desperate woman has turned to him for help: Sarah Collingstone, mother of a child with special needs, accused of slaying her wealthy lover. It's a hopeless case and the murder trial, Benson's first, starts in four days. The evidence is overwhelming but like Benson long ago, she swears she's innocent. Tess joins the defence team, determined to help Benson survive. But as Benson follows the twists and turns in the courtroom, Tess embarks upon a secret investigation of her own, determined to uncover the truth behind the death of Paul Harbeton on a lonely night in Soho
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Fairfax, John
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Benson and De Vere
Series volume
1
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  • Benson, William
  • De Vere, Tess
  • Lawyers
  • Justice
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
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Summary justice, John Fairfax
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Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1869961
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9781408708736
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Summary justice, John Fairfax
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1869961
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9781408708736
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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