By Phillip Margolin
Known for his seriously acclaimed modern thrillers, New York Times bestselling writer Phillip Margolin explores fascinating new territory in precious Brown's Daughter, a compelling ancient drama, set in nineteenth-century Oregon, that mixes a heartbreaking tale of slavery and homicide with vintage Margolin plot twists.
One of a handful of attorneys within the new nation of Oregon, lately widowed Matthew Penny concurs to aid useful Brown, a newly freed slave, rescue his fifteen 12 months outdated daughter, Roxanne, from their former grasp, a strong Portland attorney. Worthy's lawsuit units in movement occasions that result in Worthy's arrest for homicide and create an agonizing ethical hindrance which could ship both precious or Matthew to the hangman.
At a similar time, placing pass judgement on Jed Tyler, a strong flesh presser with a barren own existence, turns into infatuated with a stunning gold-digger who's scheming to homicide Benjamin Gillette, Oregon's wealthiest businessman. whilst Gillette looks to die from usual reasons, Sharon Hill produces a cast agreement of marriage and Tyler needs to come to a decision if he'll sacrifice his popularity to safeguard that of the lady who encouraged his irrational obsession.
At Worthy's trial, Matthew saves precious through generating a gorgeous court docket shock and his try to cease the lethal fortune hunter results in a violent climax.