Peter Cort has done everything right: worked until retirement, provided a better future for his daughter, loves his wife, still volunteers for his parish. So why is a past he thought was dead and buried coming back to haunt him?
Lulu Mueller has done something very wrong. She is in love with a married man and their relationship is no longer a secret. Now that he’s leaving his wife, Lulu has to determine if it was his unavailability that attracted her. She may be ready to let go, but he isn’t… For what feels like the hundredth time,
Casey Cort is on the verge of getting everything she’s ever dreamed. A solid career. Marriage to a guy who’s good on paper. Now that she’s close to realizing her future, she’s starting to wonder what if all she’s dreamed isn’t all she wants?
When all three embark on a journey to uncover secrets of the past, they have to decide what’s truly important. In this installment of the Casey Cort Crime Fiction Series. Aime Austin—a former trial lawyer in Cleveland—weaves a tale that blends the best of today’s top legal thrillers with the heart and soul of women’s fiction, in a story ripped from real-world headlines.
About the Casey Cort Crime Fiction Series: Legal thriller readers will love this explosive series. Follow attorney Casey Cort from her first case to her most current. A solo practitioner she takes on the most difficult cases in Cleveland from investigating foster care abuses to judicial extortion to the sex trafficking of minors. Will the powers that be succeed in silencing her once and for all, or will the underdog lawyer represent those most in need of justice?
The Casey Cort series has everything thriller and suspense readers love: strong women, explosive secrets, David versus Goliath struggles, and stories ripped from the headlines, you’ll love Aime Austin’s page-turning novel. If you enjoy reading the Lynley series by Elizabeth George, and legal thrillers by John Grisham, Robin James, Melissa F. Miller, and Rebecca Forster. If you like, Phillip Margolin, Karin Slaughter, and Tana French you'll enjoy the Casey Cort series.
Aime Austin is the author of the Casey Cort and Nicole Long Series of legal thrillers. She is also the host of the podcast, A Time to Thrill. When she’s not writing crime fiction or interviewing brilliant creators for her podcast, she’s in a yoga pose, knitting, or reading. Aime splits her time between Los Angeles and Budapest. Before turning to writing, Aime practiced family and criminal law in Cleveland, Ohio.