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Jerri Blair’s Stunning New Legal Thriller Black and White
Receiving an Honorable Mention for Best General Fiction in the New York
and Hollywood Book Festivals and named a finalist for Best Legal
Thriller in the National Indie Excellence Awards, this book takes the
reader on a journey through the judicial system at a time when racism
was still rife in the rural South.
Brilliant young trial attorney J.T.
Lockman finds himself in the trial of a lifetime when he's appointed to
represent an innocent African American man accused of murdering a
wealthy white man in a county where the Klan has ruled supreme for many
Lindsey Wilkens, a proud family man, has already experienced the
impact of racism on a jury verdict. He was charged with dealing in
stolen property for selling an electric saw he found abandoned in the
woods as he walked home from work.
He went to trial against his
attorney's advice and learned that innocence didn't matter when it came
to a finding of guilt in a courtroom set in one of the state's most
infamously racist counties.
Now, when he finds himself in the bowels of a
jailhouse run by the sheriff whose reputation is what gives the county
its shameful notoriety, he turns to the same attorney, a man he'd
learned to love during his first experience with criminal justice.
Lockman embraces the chance to right what he considered a terrible wrong
the first time his client was convicted, but he faces the wrath of
public opinion, as well as the anger of his friends, family, and the
woman he loves as he takes on the establishment of the county, bringing
to the surface the many ghosts of its racist and violent past.
so, he must also come to terms with his own past if he will have any
chance to save his relationship with the first woman he's ever really
This is a book that makes us face the reality of our past, but
carries within its pages a hope for a future where we, as a society, may
be able to move beyond the disease of racism, although the journey may
destroy the lives of many along the way.
My first book, "Justice
for the Black Knight," was also about the hope for a future free of the
diseases of the past.
It was praised as a twentieth century law and
order fable and compared to a combination of the best of legal thrillers
like "The Firm" with the contemplative, but powerful, tone of works of
great literature like Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man."
are full of live and realistic courtroom drama, drawn from my thirty
year career as a trial and appellate attorney who fought for her
clients' rights from the trial court to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Amelie Duncan has done it again with another riveting tale
She needs an adventure.
He's looking for an escape.
Together, they just might find what they both need.
hopeful, Piper Rowe is searching for a story--the perfect lead to get
her a coveted spot on a prestigious journalism team. Running into a
cross-country biker group just might be the serendipitous happening she
The only problem?
The sexy and protective
gatekeeper, Brody Whitehurst doesn't want her tagging along, refusing
to let her document the trip. But after a threatening altercation riles
him, Brody relents, suddenly feeling the need to protect Piper. As
Piper and Brody begin their quest to realize their dreams, they discover
running is never the answer. Can two people, one with a broken past,
one with an uncertain future, find what they're looking for on the open
This is Part One of a Three Part Contemporary Romance
Trilogy. This story contains adult situations, themes, and explicit
Part Two and Three available now.