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Name: Conviction

Full title: Conviction: A Novel
Author: Richard North Patterson
Year: 2005
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Genres/categories: Mystery, Fiction, Thriller

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When the body of nine-year old Thuy Sen is found in the San Francisco Bay, the police quickly charge Rennell and Payton Price with her grisly murder. A twelve-person jury, abetted by an incompetent defense lawyer, is nearly as quick to find the brothers guilty, and to sentence them both to die for their crimes.

Fifteen years later, overworked pro bono laywer Teresa Peralta Paget, her husband Chris, and stepson Carlo, a recent Harvard law graduate, become convinced not only that Rennell didn't receive a fair trial but that he may well be innocent. Racing against the clock and facing enormous legal obstacles, Teresa, Chris, and Carlo desperately try to stay Rennell's execution, taking the case all the way to the Supreme Court, and to an enormously moving and powerful conclusion.


From the Hardcover edition.
This book is part of the "Christopher Paget" series.
Here are some other books from this series:
Degree of Guilt
First published 1992
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Eyes of a Child
First published 1995
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, Pop Rating:1.5/10
The Lasko Tangent
First published 1979
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, Pop Rating:1.3/10

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