LOS ANGELES DA RACHEL KNIGHT is a tenacious, wisecracking, and fiercely intelligent prosecutor in the city's most elite division. When her colleague Jake is found dead at a grisly crime scene, Rachel is shaken to the core. She must take over his toughest case: the assault on a young woman from a prominent family.
But Rachel can't stop herself from also digging deeper into Jake's death, a decision that will have her risking her reputation -- and her life -- to find the truth.
Marcia Clark combines the vibrant voice of her heroine, Rachel Knight, with her insider's expertise in L.A. courts and criminality in a novel that marks the launch of a major new presence on the crime fiction landscape.