A beautiful young woman is dead, her husband convicted of the murder. In seeking a new trial for the husband, defense attorney Victor Carl must confront not only a determined prosecutor and a police detective who might have set up his client, but also a strange little busybody named Bob.Bob has the aspiration, one could even say compulsion, to help those around him. And it usually works out well for all concerned, except when it ends in blood. But Victor doesn't know that...yet.
Thanks to Bob, Victor is suddenly dressing better, dating a stunning woman, and his economic prospects and teeth are both gleaming. It's all good, until Victor finds a troubling connection between Bob and the murdered wife. Is Bob a kind of saint or is this obsessive Good Samaritan in reality a murderer?
Filled with the keen wit, deep poignancy, twisting suspense, and dark realism that has entranced readers, impressed reviewers, and made William Lashner's previous novels best sellers, Falls the Shadow is a riveting novel that is sure to leave readers eager for more.
"This is a sordidly fascinating story, compellingly told (as usual) with wit, drama, and a delightfully fluid sense of morality. There really is no one quite like Victor Carl, and Dr. Bob is one of the most intriguing supporting characters ever to inhabit a legal thriller. Great fun and a wonderful antidote to the high seriousness of too many legal thrillers." (Booklist)
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